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Great Lake Trail Shuttles, Transport & Transfer
For a hassle-free ride, the Great Lake Trail is best experienced with all your bike shuttle logistics pre-arranged. Contact any of these operators below to arrange your pick up and drop off times. Many riders have said that the water taxi transfer from the end of Waihaha to Kinloch was the highlight of their trip and a perfect way to end the first leg of the Great Lake Trail.
Here's an idea of the shuttle logistics invoved.
Day 1 :
Park your vehicle in Kinloch and arrange for your shuttle to drop you off at the start of the Waihaha section. Arrange for your water taxi to pick you up at the end of the Waihaha section and drop you off at Kinloch.
Day 2 :
Park your vehicle in Kinloch and arrange for your shuttle to drop you off at the start of the K2K section. If you are relatively fit, you can continue biking the W2K. Arrange for your shuttle to pick you up at Whakaipo Bay and drop you off at your vehicle in Kinloch.
Day 3 :
If you prefer to break your ride into 3 days, park your vehicle at Kinloch and ride the W2K to Whakaipo Bay. Arrange for your shuttle to pick you up at Whakaipo Bay and drop you off at your vehicle in Kinloch.
Whether you want to hike it, bike it, taste it or just go see it Adventure Shuttles helps you get the buzz in the beautiful Central North Island.
29 November 2017 - 30 April 2018
Kayaking with Taupo Kayak Adventures is not the only way to enjoy the stunning scenery the Great Lake Taupo region has to offer. Grab a bike and explore the region on 2 wheels or if you prefer a slower pace, join us on one of our many walking tours.
Explore the New Zealand Cycle Trails with Tread Routes. We provide shuttles, guiding, bike hire and package trips on the largest range of trails and offer you the most options. We have expert trail knowledge and all the gear to make logistics easy.
9 November 2017 - 30 April 2018
Bed, Breakfast, Biking and Beyond! Four B offers B'n'B accommodation and mountain biking transport in the Great Lake Taupo region.
Ask The Local
An Epic Ride The Great Lake Trail is definitely one of the best mountain bike rides I've ever done. The views are mind blowing and the trail is in excellent condition. The water transfer to Kinloch at the end of the Waihaha section was the highlight of our day.~ Julie Shephard, Rotorua