Our Top 10 Must Dos 

  1. For the twitchers ( and all nature lovers) - Watch the migrating Shorebirds from the Bird Hide and the Miranda Shorebird Centre
  2. Step back in time - Meander through the quaint and interesting shops and cafes in historic Grahamstown, Thames

  3. Tantalise your tastebuds - Savour homegrown fare at Matatoki Cheese and Bistro at the Falls
  4. Antique lovers and thrifters - Fossick your way through the antique shops in Paeroa, the Antiques Capital of NZ
  5. World famous in New Zealand - Capture the mandatory photo shot in front of the giant L &P bottle, Paeroa

  6. Golden heritage - Discover old mining ruins and tunnels in the Karangahake Gorge, while there check out the Aviator Cafe & Experience

  7. Photo opportunity or quick dip -  Owharoa Falls provide a stunning photo backdrop and the nearby swimming holes are great for a quick cooling off

  8. Catch the train - load the bike and take the Goldfields Railway from Waikino to Waihi station

  9.  Join a golden tour - Take a Waihi Goldmine Tour through working gold mines before getting interactive at the Gold Discovery Centre in Waihi

  10. Relax those legs  - Take a soak in the hot pools at Miranda Holiday Park (must be a guest) and Te Aroha before and after your cycle journey