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Ohakune Old Coach Road

Marshalls Road, Tongariro National Park 4625, New Zealand
+64 7-892 3729
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Old Coach Road Self-Guided Bike Tour from Ohakune
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Marshalls Road, Tongariro National Park 4625, New Zealand
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"mountain bike station"
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"information boards"
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"mountain bikers"
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"native bush"
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"lots of interesting information"
in 3 reviews
"return walk"
in 3 reviews
"smash palace"
in 3 reviews
"great ride"
in 5 reviews
"great scenery"
in 6 reviews
"blind corners"
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"cobble stones"
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"hired bikes"
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"hot summers day"
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"cycle ride"
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"tree roots"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting and not too challenging route. Lovely views and scary viaducts - but you don't have to ride them if you don't want to. Some of the route has cobbles which are rough but ok to ride. Really interesting boards with facts on the...More

Thank GraceJ99
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent walk, with interesting points along the way. The old viaducts were amazing. Nice and cool on a hot summers day.

Thank Keryn J
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Had transport to the Horopito end and walked back to Ohakune. Great scenery, well produced historical information boards. Very impressive viaduct's.

Thank neilm_fuller
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This IS a shared path for walkers and mountain bikers, even though there isn’t much information for walkers online! Park at the Marshall’s Road carpark to start the well signposted 6.8k return walk down the historic old coach road - just be careful when a...More

Thank Jobina H
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Rode this in November, so low season when it is pretty quiet. We took our own mountain bikes but arranged a shuttle from Ohakune to the start which was excellent. At the beginning there is Smash Palace which you can ride through and is quite...More

Thank AtaFitGirl
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable mountain bike ride from Horopito to Ohakune on the Ohakune Old Coach Road. We did the trail in 2.5-3 hrs, with breaks and a beginner rider! The trail is a grade 2, but expect some climbs (nothing too sustained), rooted sections and loose gravel...More

Thank chick-pea-222
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Took mountain bike but walked most of way as not used to handling bike over bumpy cobbles and slithery gravel. More suitable for experienced mountain biker. Very beautiful surroundings and lots of info along route about road and railway construction.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Due to bad weather and strong wind, the ski lift to Turoa was closed so the best alternative was to set on a mountain bike tour of the Old Coach Road. Breathtaking sceneries, big historical significance, and a great way to spend the day. It...More

Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Old Coach Trail is worth the effort. Its an easy walk of around five hours if you stop to read all the signs and cross the old viaduct. New Zealand is a young country in terms of its European past. The walk encompasses several...More

Thank harvard1078
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great vision by a group of residents to restore old coach road . A lovely walk to on old railway viaduct where you can look down on the bush below. Also a part if the NZ cycle trails. You can take this link to Horopito.(I...More

Thank watts-up
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pacific_peregrino
28 December 2017|
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Response from TCB_Ohakune | Property representative |
Around three km from the car park to the Viaduct each way.
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Jaxsimes
10 July 2015|
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Response from TCB_Ohakune | Property representative |
Yes you can ride this trail all season, the track is well made and has good drainage. if you are riding in the winter make sure you have the appropriate clothing and some good tread on your tyres. Jackets, tyres and winter... More
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