Getting Here

  • Driving by car from Auckland to Opua/Paihia – approximately 3 hours – direct along East Coast to Opua at the start of the track
  • Alternatively you can take the less-travelled Kauri Coast route via the Hokianga on the way there or back
  • Book a coach – about 5 hours to Opua
  • Fly – flight time 45minutes – Auckland to Kerikeri Airport
  • Distance from Kerikeri airport to Cycle Trail Towns
    • 27km from Kaikohe
    • 16km from Okaihau
    • 23km from Paihia
    • 28km to Opua
    • 39km to Horeke

Options To Base Yourself

  • There are several places you can base yourself
  • Kaikohe is the highest point and halfway location for the cycle trail.  You can then ride to each coast (Opua or Horeke)
  • There is accommodation along the trail or you can base yourself in one of busier towns like Paihia where there is plenty of accommodation
  • If travelling in a large group there is the option of marae stays

Ferry Service

  • Passenger and Cycle ferry service between Horeke and Kohukohu and Rawene.

    Running passengers with or without bikes between Horeke – Kohukohu – Rawene

    Price per leg

    • Horeke – Kohukohu – $35
    • Horeke – Rawene – $50
    • Rawene – Kohukohu – $40

    or other way round!

    You must call to book your transfer –  0226443599

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