Cycle the Mighty Waikato Te Awa River

Looking for bike hire in New Zealand? Want to explore the Tw Awa river on two wheels? Then look no further than River Riders!

River Riders offer bike hire for one or two day trips from three separate locations along the length of the river. The 70 km Te Awa cycle way is popular with walkers and cyclists from all over New Zealand and beyond, and is the perfect way to experience of the mightiest rivers in Oceania.

What kind of bikes can I hire?

You can hire E-bikes, mountain bikes and road bikes that vary in comfort and ability levels.

The river is New Zealand’s longest, flowing from its most northerly point at Ngāruawāhia to the huge Lake Karapiro in the far south where it ends. Bikes can be hired from Ngāruawāhia, Cambridge or Hamilton and are subject to availability.

E-bike pricing is as follows

Hard tail – 1HR: $40pp / 2HR: $60pp / 4HR: $80pp / 8HR: $120pp

Full Suspension – 4HR: $100pp / 8HR: 140pp

Standard bikes – 1HR: $20pp / 2HR: $30pp / 4HR: $40pp / 8HR: $60pp

  • Bike hire and drop off in three locations
  • 3 bike options to choose from
  • Cycle along the gorgeous Te Awa River
  • Tailor your day

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