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
  • You can base yourself in Kaikohe which is the highest point and you cycle down to the coast each way
  • 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