Te Ara Ahi Cycle Trail

Te Ara Ahi – Thermal by Bike, offers a 66km cycling adventure through a thermal wonderland of steaming vents, bubbling mud pools and spectacular geysers, with natural hot springs to stop and enjoy along the way.

From NZD 45.00


Te Ara Ahi Cycle Trail is between Rotorua and Lake Ohakuri. Lake Ohakuri is approximately 50kms south of Rotorua.

Dubbed ‘Thermal by Bike’, Te Ara Ahi is a leisurely journey through Rotorua’s volcanic wonderland of steaming vents, bubbling mud pools and spectacular geysers.

See more at www.nzcycletrail.com/te-ara-ahi

To make your day more leisurely, we will drop or pick up, you and your bike from various points on the track - just let us know what suits you best!


TLS departures from Rotorua I-Site:

  • 8.15, 12.00

Pickup & Drop Off Points

  • Lake Ohakuri: on request
  • Wai-o-tapu Tavern: 9:00, 12:45, 15:30
  • Waimangu Visitor Centre: 08:40, 13.15, 16:15
  • Waikite Hot Pools: 11.15, 15:45
  • All pickups and drop offs must be arranged in advance.


All prices are one way, to or from the destination:

  • Lake Ohakuri: $85
  • Wai-o-tapu Tavern: $45
  • Waimangu Visitor Centre: $45
  • Waikite Hot Pools: $45
  • Includes transport of bicycle.
  • Child (0-14 yrs): half price
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children): adult price x 2.5