Owharoa Falls Heritage Bike and Train Ride
Wednesday, 5 April 2023
Nearest Town: Waihi
Registration Region: Waihi
Duration: 3-4 hours
Start Time: 10:00 am - Waihi Bicycle Hire for bike fitting, 126 Seddon Street, Waihi
Cost: $69.00 (includes bike hire and train ride)
The section between Waihi and Waikino has significant cyclone damage and is currently closed.
Take a scenic bike ride to the Owharoa Falls and explore some of the area’s rich heritage along the way. Follow the stunning Ohinemuri River through gentle farmland as it flows from Waihi to Waikino and beyond. Then return to Waihi on Goldfields heritage railway. Trail bikes, helmets and a local guide will be provided for the adventure. A moderate level of fitness and good bike riding skills will be required for this event. Please bring snack or a light lunch and water. The adventure will start and finish at Waihi Bicycle Hire and is limited to a maximum of 14 people.
Please note: A minimum of 6 people is required for this event to proceed.
- Bring Food and Drink
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are responsible for their own safety equipment, food, water, clothing and vehicles.
The Festival is a non-profit event which relies heavily on volunteers, and donations to help pay for the organisation and promotion of the month-long event.
Any contribution received towards ECHO is greatly appreciated and helps to ensure the success and continuation of the festival.
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