Alerts and Hazards
Please take note of dates and locations
Planning makes the adventure more fun
Open for the summer starting Boxing Day Opua Kawakawa section.
Access from Opua to Te Ake Ake 4.4 km then catch the train at Te Ake Ake – check out timetable for daily schedule and have a gold coin donation .
The Train takes you through to Taumarere where you can cycle on the trail 3.2 km into Kawakawa arriving at Te Hononga Civic Centre.
Cycle to Taumarere is an easy short ride 3.2 km and catch the train to Te Ake Ake for a gold coin donation then cycle 4.4 km to Opua.
A Second Route or Loop Option
A second route is a temporary alternative road 17.7 km route known as the Opua Whangae Road Trail that is for adult cyclists with moderate experience between Opua and Kawakawa bringing cyclists in to the town at Te Hononga Civic Centre.
Bay of Islands loop a day option for adult riders.
Cyclists can then cycle through to Taumarere to catch the train to Te Ake Ake then cycle the remaining 4.4 km back to Opua.
Signage with maps and details for both rides will be at the original start of the Great Ride at the Baffin St, at Opua.
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