Twin Coast Cycle Trail Northland



All year round in Northland brings warm days and blue skies. Ideal for a bit of cycling and shaking off the blues. Spring through Summer and Autumn are stunning times of year and perfect for cycling adventures. Clear bright days and moderate to warm temperatures make for an enjoyable bike tour. Contact us now ( to find out more 0800toptrail 0r visit our Base at 88 Te Pua Road Kaikohe.  Ph 0274 535 176


Pou Herenga Tai from south of Kaikohe to Okaihau. Its gentle gradient and smooth surface makes it an easy ride for cyclists of all ages and fitness levels. This section of the cycleway is built on an old rail corridor and features an 80m rail tunnel dating back to 1915. It passes through the heartland of the Far North giving you extensive rural views out to the Hokianga in the West, Lake Omapere and farmland to the East.    There are resting places and photographic opportunities all along the trail.

cycletrail_logoWe can pick you up in Paihia and take you to Kaikohe,where we fit you out with bike and helmet drop you off at the start of the trail and pick you up at the end or you can come directly to our Base at 88 Te Pua Road Kaikohe.        You set the pace.

We also offer straight Cycle Hire.  You can call in to our Kaikohe depot at 88 Te Pua Road and pick up your cycle.  We have secure parking at our depot and can provide transport to and from various locations on the trail. Our cycles are all modern Giant brand Trailglide and Bolder cycles in a variety of sizes in both mens womens  and childrens models. We have step through cycles for women and all have good seats for your comfort. We will work with you to enable you to enjoy an adventure on the new Twin Coast Cycle Trail. We are proud of our trail and want to share it with you

  • Kaikohe – Okaihau
  • For all ages & fitness levels
  • 20 kilometres of trail
  • Rail tunnel feature
  • Rural & bush views
  • 2 to 3 hours easy riding
  • Cycle Hire and Tours available
  • Accommodation options

New Section Openings now delayed until further notice.


****** We now have a range of Hire bikes situated at OPUA MARINA CAFE in Opua to enable you to ride on the partially completed section of Trail from the cafe to Long Bridge Taumarere and back.  7kms  ( 14kms there and back) of highly scenic and flat trail alongside the upper harbour. Doable by everyone.  ********

.We have B&B Accommodation  available in a quiet rural setting not far from Kaikohe. 88 Te Pua Road.  A modern self contained, detached one bedroom unit can be booked or we can sort out accommodation to suit your requirements anywhere in Paihia, Kerikeri or general trail area .  

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CRUISE SHIP VISITORS: Welcome to Northland. We cater to your visit to the Bay Of Islands. Your day ashore provides plenty of time for you to complete this activity. If you would like to go for a scenic Rail Trail cycle ride through Northland countryside, we can arrange that for you. This is a wonderful activity enjoyed by families, groups and individuals. We pick you up when you come shore in Paihia ( at your point of landing) and after a short bus ride to the Trail, organise your cycle,helmet, and lunch (if required) and put you on the Trail. Then when you have completed your leisurely ride,through one town and to ending in another town,we pick you up and return you to Paihia where you can usually enjoy some time before returning to your ship. Return to Paihia is usually at around 3.00pm PLEASE NOTE. We are sometimes unable to provide this service if we have an official Tour off the Cruise ship on that day.  Contact us by  email for more information and availability or phone 0800 653 339 to book.