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The Green Gecko Treasure Trail begins and ends at the Mangakino Lakefront Reserve. The trail passes through the reserve - follow the signs towards Whakamaru. You will return the same way.
Easily accessed from Mangakino lakefront this section has great views across Lake Maraetai.
You will ride out towards Whakamaru - keep an eye out for the green geckos hidden along the trail and collect the code letters as you ride! Once you reach the 70m Mangakino swingbridge, you will then turn around and head back towards Mangakino. The treasure trail is 4.7km each way (9.4km total).
The riding on this section of the trail is relatively flat and the trail surface is mostly firm.
|Starting point||Mangakino Lakefront Reserve, Lake Road, Mangakino|
|Distance||9.4km return (approx)|
|Time||Allow 1 - 2 hours|
|Physical rating||Easy (Grade 2)|
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