The Tongariro River Trail is a relaxing 15km loop trail that follows the banks of the beautiful Tongariro River near Turangi. As you ride along the lightly undulating Grade 2 trail, you will travel through pockets of native New Zealand forest, as well as mature beech, manuka and fern groves. This 1-2 hour ride offers a variety of scenic rest stops along the way and is the perfect day out for the whole family or those keen to explore the river.
The Tongariro River Trail provides an excellent introduction to mountain biking, with almost flat, slightly undulating terrain ensuring it is also kind to those with a low-level of fitness. Popular with young families and beginner riders, the trail is brimming with scenic value and can be ridden in all weather conditions. There are also numerous picnic and swimming spots to cool off in the river during the hot summer months.