You can find Craters Mountainbike Park on the western side of Wairakei Drive 3km north of Taupō town. Bike Taupō is licensed by the Crown to manage Craters MTB Park. A condition of this licence is that:
All users (not only cyclists) of Craters MTB Park must be a member of Bike Taupo and agree to the terms and conditions of using the forest.
Annual Memberships run from 1st November to 31st October. Individuals $50.00. Families (2 adults and children under 18) $70.00. Youth membership (under 18) is $5.00 You can join ONLINE or visit a local cycle shop, Kefi at the Hub Cafe or FourB at the Hub.
Visitor Memberships are $10.00 per person for 7 days. You can join ONLINE or visit a local cycle shop, Kefi at the Hub Cafe or FourB at the Hub.
Parking Area 1 P1 - Park opposite Kefi at the Hub (and the BIG helicopter) ride through the underpass onto Tourist Trap via Inwards Goods.
Parking Area 2 P2 - Drive up Karapiti Rd and the car park is on the left. Access for Tourist Trap, Tank Stand and Scraggs.
Parking Area 3 P3 - Off Wairakei Drive 1km south of the hub. Access Tourist Trap, BBC, SH Fun, Kegresse.
If you'd like to purchase a map to plan your trip to Craters MTB Park please visit our online shop any local bike shop or Kefi at the Hub Cafe.
The Huka Trails can be accessed from a variety of sites. From Taupō town Spa Park is probably the best. You can ride from control gates bridge but parking there is an issue. You can also get on the trails from the new carpark at the Hub, Huka Falls carpark or Aratiatia Dam.
The trail maps and descriptions below have been carefully compiled and we make every effort to keep them current. Wairakei Forest is a commercial forest with pruning, logging, spraying etc, being carried out as required. It is essential that signs are obeyed and your membership tag is available for inspection.