Mangakino/Whakamaru Cycle & Walking Trails and Mangakino Swing Bridge

Walkers and mountain bikers can explore a series of free riverside trails. The winding tracks encompass the magic and beauty of native bush, exotic forest, historic landmarks, rock formations, farms, wetlands and of course extensive lake and river views.

Discover Mangakino's beauty with its native bush and farmland. Spend family time together and or just go out for a group bike ride.

The 100 km of cycling and walking tracks along the banks of the Waikato River provides access for visitors to engage with the dramatic and beautiful natural environment of the Waikato region.

The popular attraction showcases the area’s wetlands along the banks of the Waikato River and Waikato Hydro lakes. Journey along the Waikato River and take in interesting geological rock formations, historical landmarks, native plants, bird and animal life.

This trail is one of the seven start-up projects for the Governments National Cycleway initiative and is part of the network of tracks of New Zealand’s longest walks. It will potentially join the country’s list of “great walks.” There are nine “great walks” in New Zealand, six in the South Island and three in the North Island.

Mangakino Shuttle Service offer a drop-off & pick-up service anywhere along the River Trail. P: Peter 0274 737 496 or E: