Step back in time and explore some of New Zealand’s oldest railway history by bike. Mountain Bike Stage one of the Mountains to Sea cycle trail (Ruapehu – Whanganui Trails Nga Ara Tuhono cycleway.)
Horopito to Ohakune Riders are transported out to Horopito, as its predominantly downhill riding back to Ohakune along the old coach road; don’t be fooled though there are still uphill sections.
If you have an appreciation for vintage cars, before you start the ride you can wander through ‘Smash Palace’. Horopito Motors was the location for the garage scenes in the 1981 movie. With over 15 acres of vehicles, collected over 60 years and still collecting today, the collection includes rare Bedford, Austin, Singer and Chrysler models amongst others.