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Bike from the beautiful Bay of Islands to the remote and picturesque Hokianga Harbour, or vice versa. Due to its sub-tropical climate, it can be ridden all year round- hence the name “winterless north”. The 87 km trail goes through diverse and...more
I did this trip solo and commend NZ for developing this great trail. What fun! It is not difficult and would be fine for families. However I would definitely do it starting at Bay of Islands as there is a 3.3 km downhill on the...More
Parked the motorhome in the showgrounds in Kaikohe, drove to Opua with bikes on back of the car, rode back to Kaikohe, stayed the night after a wonderful soak in the local hot springs, rode to Horeke next day and shuttled bk to motorhome ......More
My husband and I left our vehicle in Opua (parked on the road side at the track entrance) on the east coast and cycled over to Horeke - 87km in one day. The trail was well maintained and signposted and the ride very easy. A...More
We were fortunate to have 2 days of fabulous weather.
The trail is best (easiest) cycled from Kaikohe each direction and then getting shuttled back. If you cycle in the opposite direction you will have more up hill (and an exceptionally knarley one if you...More
Wow. What an awesome day. What an amazing trail. I'm so glad we decided to do Kaikohe to Horeke because of the wind direction. A huge down hill that I would not be cycling up (mind you it's not a race and I'm not too...More