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Adventure Puketi

Adventure Puketi Accommodation & Guided Tours
Puketi Heights is located adjacent to Puketi Forest, only 8km from Okaihau Cycle trail, and offers two types of accommodation. On-site secure bike parking. Free wifi. 

Footprints Waipoua

Step into our world with local Maori guides for an unforgettable journey of storytelling, Maori song and interactive interpretation in the Waipoua Forest

Te Waimate Mission

New Zealand’s second oldest building, the Te Waimate Mission preserves missionary, farming and architectural history, as well as stories of important early encounters between Maori and Europeans. Through its history, the property has been host to Charles Darwin, was the location of the Second signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and was occupied by hundreds of British soldiers during the Northern Land Wars.

Clendon House

Clendon House was once home to James Reddy Clendon, a ship owner and trader who was in the thick of the earliest Maori and Pakeha interactions. James was a witness to the New Zealand Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Waitangi, and was the first United States Consul. When he died, his wife Jane was left with little money and huge debts and you can follow her storey at Clendon house as she worked to save the house, pay off her debts and educate her children.

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Visiting the award-winning Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Museum of Waitangi are an absolute ‘must-do’ for visitors and locals alike. Great food and gift shop as well.

Ngawha Springs

Ngawha Springs is a geothermal hot pool complex consisting of 16 mineral baths each with unique nutrient and temperature characteristics used for centuries for relaxation as well as their therapeutic qualities and healing properties.

Pioneer Village, Kaikohe

Nestled in beautiful park like grounds, is a dynamic museum that tells the story of the whole community. A little known treasure! Very close to the cycle trail.

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway

Take a ride on our star attraction Gabriel, built in 1927, she is fine example of a working steam engine and is the only one of her class left in the world.

Opua Forest

You can start the Paihia School Road Track at the far end of School Road, Paihia. The track starts 700 metres from the Paihia township.

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COVID-19 Closure

two sections of the cycle trail will be closed whilst we are in Lockdown Level 4.  They are:

  • Bottom of the 1.6km Zig-zag in Utakura through to Horeke; and
  • Eastern side of SH15 crossing (near Kaikohe Aerodrome) through to Lucas Road, Moerewa.  

Bioloo toilets across the cycle trail network will also be closed and signs will be installed at key locations across the network.

If you are out on the cycle trail please maintain social distancing of 2m, and wear a mask.