The start and finish makes use of our main sponsor’s park like grounds at Wairakei Resort. This means there’s great food, awesome accommodation and the start line all onsite…so you won’t want to stay anywhere else.

Wairakei Resort is offering riders and supporters special CRATERS rates to stay on site so that you can roll out of bed, onto your bike and onto the start line.  



Use promo code Craters for a discounted rate
on Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday night’s accommodation



Craters Classic WEEKEND package - $425

Starting on Friday the 7th, Arrive at our Bnb from 2 pm. We have lots of bike storage and access to tools. This evening is a chance to meet fellow participants and like minded MTBers with a dinner at Southern Meat Kitchen, Famous for its slow cooked meat platters, Yummy!!

After a good nights sleep with a full tummy, we will have breakfast together and then Shuttle to the start of the K2K section of the Great lake trail. The easier of the 3 sections, this 19km ride will give you stunning views of the mountains and lake while not blowing the legs for race day.

We will finish in Kinloch where you can have lunch at the local cafe The tipsy trout.

The afternoon will be your own to relax or enjoy some of what Taupo Town has to offer and check out the race area.

Saturday Dinner will be up to your choosing as it is pre race. You have access to a full kitchen, takeaways are 4 minute walk or head into Taupo town and check out another of excellent restaurants. You are also welcome to join us for a Carbo rich dinner...

Sunday is event day. We will provide continental breakfast. but encourage you to eat what you normally would pre event. We will travel to the event together as we will have VIP access to parking and a Gazebo to store all our gear and bikes as well as access to electrolyte drink.

Post event on Sunday there will be refreshments in the Gazebo for you to enjoy while waiting for prize giving.

After prize giving we will pack up and head back to the BnB to say our goodbyes unless you want to book an extra night before departing Taupo.

As part of this package you will also receive a FourB MTB trail shirt and Bike Taupo mud guard to look sharp in the event!

Package includes

2 X nights at our BnB

Friday night Dinner 

2 X Breakfast

Guided Great lake trail Saturday ride

FourB MTB trail shirt

Bike Taupo mudguard.

Event day Gazebo

Expert local knowledge

Our BnB has 3 rooms, 2 of which can have separate beds (twin). One is a double.

NB: Does not include entry fee into the race on Sunday

Jonny Clapcott

FourB Bed Breakfast Biking and Beyond



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