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Craters Classic

Craters Classic

This 9th June is the 13-consecutive year for the Craters Classic and once again the start and finish is slated at the Wairakei Resort Taupo’s park like grounds. Find out why this is a must-do in so many rider’s calendars. There are different rides to suit all abilities! Whether your youngster is down to enjoy the 3km fun loop, or you are out there for a full 15km, 30km or 45km ride, you are in for a real treat in one of the heartlands of New Zealand mountain biking.

Wairakei Resort Taupo offers riders and supporters special rates to stay – just roll out of bed onto your bike and onto the starting line!
After the race, enjoy a relaxing dip in the heated outdoor pool and a beverage, before the prize giving festivities.

The Crater Classic will be held on Sunday, 9th June 2019 at Wairakei Resort Taupo.

Reserve your accommodation right where the action is, at specially curated rates.

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  • All reservations must be guaranteed by use of major credit cards. One night deposit is required at the time of booking.
  • Rates are inclusive of 15% GST.
  • Bookings made can be amended or cancelled up to 48 hours prior to arrival date. The Hotel reserves the right to charge for the full duration of stay from the credit card provided to secure the reservation in the event of a late cancellation or no-show.