Cycle Journeys

Hit the trails all year round

Cycle coast to coast along the Twin Coast Cycle Trail - Pou Herenga Tai, explore a mountain bike park or trail. Check out some of our top picks.

One of New Zealand’s 23 Great Rides

The Twin Coast Cycle Trail - Pou Herenga Tai

Bay of Islands — Hokianga Harbour (2 days, 84km)

The Twin Coast Cycle Trail - Pou Herenga Tai, goes through diverse and stunning scenery with magnificent views, native bush, suspension bridges, waterfalls, beautiful streams, lakes, estuaries, harbours, boardwalks, disused train corridors and tunnels. It also takes you on a fascinating journey through some of New Zealand’s earliest Māori and European settlements. Caters for riders of all ages, abilities and fitness levels.

Twin Coast Cycle Trail
Cycleway

Far North Cycleway

Cape Reinga — Hokianga Harbour (2 days, 161km)

The Far North Cycleway is part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail (Nga Haerenga). It starts from the lighthouse at Cape Reinga and ends in the Hokianga Harbour. The main Far North town of Kaitaia is 14km northeast off the trail. Bikes can be hired in Kawakawa, Mangonui, Kaitaia, Ahipara, Kohukohu, Rawene and Omapere. There is a range of accommodation and food options along the route.

Far North Cycleway
Cycleway

Kauri Coast Cycleway

Hokianga Harbour — Dargaville (1-2 days, 113km)

The Kauri Coast Cycleway starts from the historic settlement of Rawene and heads out to the Hokianga Harbour entrance. It then turns inland to travel up through the Waipoua Kauri Forest, before following farmland through to Dargaville and out to the mouth of the Kaipara Harbour. A highlight of the trail includes ‘Tane Mahuta’ in the Waipoua Forest. To start following the trail, begin in Kaitaia and follow the Far North Cycleway down to Rawene.

Kauri Coast Cycleway
Includes boat trip

Kaipara Missing Link

Dargaville — Central Auckland (2-3 days, 118km)

The Kaipara Missing Link joins Dargaville, the end of the Kauri Coast Cycleway, with Central Auckland via a boat trip on the Kaipara Harbour. The Kaipara Missing Link heads southwest from Dargaville to the holiday village of Pouto Point at the mouth of the Kaipara Harbour. The missing link to this cycle tour involves a boat trip across the Kaipara Harbour. The trail then follows a surprisingly gentle route into the very centre of Auckland.

Kaipara Missing Link

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