Enjoy one of New Zealand’s top ten mountain biking trails on the Ohakune Old Coach Road mountain biking adventure.

Catch a glimpse into the past of what life was like using horse and coach and the hardships involved in building railways in the region on this historic trail. The 15km, grade 2 trail offers bike riders stunning views, featuring the restored Hapuawhenua rail viaduct.

The ride is suitable for beginners on an all-weather trail with a native forest canopy which offers good protection from wind and rain. Allow up to two and a half hours to complete the 15km ride from Horopito to Ohakune with much of it being downhill.

Rent a bike and all necessary safety equipment from My Kiwi Adventure booking centre located at 2 Findlay Street, National Park Village, Ruapehu (attached to Schnapps Bar & Mini Golf). Or phone 0800 784202 for bookings.

Prices start from $50 per person or $35 per person for transport only option. Great for those with their own bike or wanting to walk the trail.

After the ride, you’ll be picked up and transported back to the booking centre in National Park Village.

Skotel Alpine Resort is New Zealand’s highest hotel and is located in the heart of the North Island within the Tongariro National Park. The hotel is the ideal base for exploring the UNESCO world heritage parks – and the many hiking and biking trails in the area. BOOK NOW