The iconic Moonride will be held at the Waipa Mountain Bike Area off State Highway 5 and use the stunning Whakarewarewa Forest trails.

The Craigs Investment Partners Moonride course for 2018 will use trails such as Tahi and Creek, Pig Track, Turkish, Arapa, Rock Drop and Rock Drop in reverse.

All events complete an approximate 8km circuit designed to cater for all abilities. The course will weave among the campsites and through native bush. Lap changes occur at your site, and completed laps will be recorded each time you cross the timing mats under the finish gantry.

24 Hour Event: Teams - Cancelled due to lack of entries.
12 Hour Event: Teams of 2 – 5 or Solo riders
6 Hour Event: Teams of 2 – 5 or Solo riders

The 12 hour event starts at 10am Saturday morning and goes through until 10pm. These events are open to solo riders and teams of 2–5 people. The 6-hour event starts at 10am Saturday morning and goes through to 4pm. It is open to solo riders and teams of 2–5 people.

Teams ride the 8km circuit and complete as many laps as they can within the timeframe of their event. Tents, campervans and caravans pop up in the campsites which riders wind their way through each lap creating an electric atmosphere and unbelievable experience.