Hire A Bike – Cambridge

Explore the Mighty Waikato alongside NZ’s longest river from the Avantidrome to Lake Karapiro via the vibrant Cambridge town centre on the Southern most end of Te Awa ‘The Great New Zealand River Ride’


Grade: 1 & 2 (easy)

Trail Type: Mostly smooth concrete, some footpaths, sections of asphalt road and boardwalks

Important: The Te Awa cycleway ends shortly after the boardwalk and up a short hill where the path meets Maungatautari Road. Do not continue beyond this point, return to the Mighty River Domain and double back along the Te Awa cycleway
There is talk of connecting Te Awa ‘ The Great New Zealand River Ride’ to the Waikato River Trail so watch this space

Additional Information:

Avantidrome to Lake Karapiro (via Cambridge and Leamington) – 16kms (Allow 2-4 hours)

river-riders-icon River Riders ‘Powered by’ are based at multiple pick up and drop off points along Te Awa ‘The Great New Zealand River Ride’

river-riders-icon Walk in bookings available from our Hamilton store only. Subject to availability

river-riders-icon Bookings via Ngāruawāhia or Cambridge sites need to be booked in advance




(8 Hours)


(4 Hours)

2 Hours

1 Hour

(per person)

Standard Bike
$50.00 $35.00 $25.00 $15.00
$85.00 $65.00 $45.00
Cruiser Bike
$50.00 $35.00 $25.00 $15.00
Tandem Bike


(2 people)


(2 people)


(2 people)


(2 people)

3 Wheeler Trike
$50.00 $40.00 $25.00 $15.00
Kids Bike
$35.00 $17.50 $12.50 $7.50
Kids Seat

(Maximum Weight 20kg)

$35.00 $17.50 $12.50 $7.50
Tag Along Bike

(Attaches to adult bike)

$35.00 $17.50 $12.50 $7.50


All hirage Includes: Map (App), Tool Kit, First Aid Kit, Tube & Puncture Repair Kit, Bike Lock and On Call Service & Support

Choose Your Bike


Magnum Metro

The Magnum metro delivers the power that Magnum riders are used to while not compromising on comfort.

The step-through frame allows for ease of mounting and dismounting, while the adjustable handlebars allow for an easy, upright riding style. With hydraulic brakes, and a large 624wh battery, the Metro represents outstanding value and features for urban or light trail riding.

magnum peak electric bike river riders

Magnum Peak

The Magnum Peak is the latest electric hybrid bike from one of America’s leading e-bike brands.

Offering outstanding value for money, the Peak brings 48V of power to conquer any hill, whether on or offroad. With a lockout fork, hydraulic disc brakes and a huge 624wh battery the Peak is packed with features normally found only on more expensive bikes.


Magnum Premium Folder

The Magnum Premium folding electric bike is simply the best all round folding bike on the market. Unlike cheaply-made competitors it is very stable and capable of being ridden for longer distances on cycle trails or for commuting.

With the plush saddle, easy step-through and large 624wh centrally-mounted battery the quality of ride on this bike is unparalleled in its class.


Choose from the following transport options

Self drive: Recommended for return rides or pre-arranged pick ups

Public Transport: Take advantage of public transport and hop aboard one of the Cambridge Busit 20 buses
Hire an eBike from us and receive a Complimentary FREE bus ticket.
Find out more here

Shuttle: Book a shuttle to drop you off or pick you up from $120.00 inc gst (subject to availability/pre-bookings in advance only)

Trailers/Bike transport: We have a number of bike transportation options available, from 2 bikes to 20+ bikes, we can get you and your bikes to any one of the great trails in the ‘Mighty Waikato’.

Guided rides: Our guides will make sure you stay on track and don’t miss a thing, leading you safely to all the best spots along the Waikato river so you can experience history, culture, heritage, great food and coffee – $50 per hour for 1-5 riders or FREE with groups of 6 or more (Must book 48hours in advance)

Pick up Info

eBikes can be picked up from our southern base at The Leamington Squash Club, 36 Carlye Sreet, Leamington, Cambridge. You can also rent an eBike form the Cambridge i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, corner of Queen and Victoria Streets, Cambridge (See google map below for directions)

Self drive: Park at the free public car park at the Leamington Squash Club for a return ride to the Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro or at the i-SITE for a ride to the Avantidrome and/or a ride out to Lake Karapiro.

Public transport: Hop on the Cambridge Busit 20 which departs regularly near the Cambridge i-SITE on route to Hamilton and also leave’s The Hamilton Transport Centre at regular intervals on route to Cambridge
Take advantage of this service to be transported back to your vehicle/start point or dropped off for a return bike ride back to your vehicle/start point.
Find out more here

Shuttle: Inquire about a shuttle service when you submit your pre-booking (subject to availability/pre-bookings in advance only)

Accomodation: Check into Cambridge Top 10 Holiday Park just 5mins walk from our eBike pick up point at the Leamington Squash Cub with direct access to Te Awa ‘The Great New Zealand River Ride’ on route to Lake Karapiro
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Drop Off

Your eBikes can be dropped off at our Southern base, The Leamington Squash Club, 36 Caryle street, Leamington, Cambridge or at the Cambridge i-SITE (See google map for directions below)

Self drive: Organise for someone to pick you up from here

Public Transport: Drop of you bikes at the Cambridge i-SITE or Leamington Squash Club and catch a complimentary bus ride on the Busit 20 back to Hamilton, right outside the front door or just a short walk form these drop off points , stick around a while and enjoy the picturesque and vibrant Cambridge town centre were you will be spoilt for choice of cafes, restaurants, bars and great boutique shopping.
Find out more here

Shuttle: Inquire about a shuttle to pick you up from this drop off point by submitting a pre-booking form (subject to availability/pre-bookings in advance only)

Accomodation: Drop off your bikes and check into the Cambridge Top 10 Holiday Park, situated along the Te Awa cycleway, and a perfect spot to pitch a tent, park your camper van, stay in a cabin or one of the brand new self contained units.
Find out more here

Pre-Booking Form

Please fill the form below, one of our team member will be in touch to confirm your booking shortly

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