Coast to Coast Rail Trail

Difficulty:
Easy
Number of Days: 4
Destination: New Zealand
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  • This 4 day tour will take you from the Bay of Islands on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, to the Hokianga Harbour on the west coast. The Bay of Islands, known now for its good sailing, has a rich history. Named by Captain Cook, it was home of the first European early settlers, and the historic towns dotted along its coast contain the oldest wooden and stone structures in the country.

    Horeke, on the beautiful Hokianga Harbour, is home to New Zealand's oldest hotel.
     
    Much of the tour follows the disused Bay of Island's vintage railway.
     
    Accommodation: B&Bs
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    DAY 1 RUSSELL
    We will meet you at your hotel in Auckland and drive to Helena Bay (About 3 hours). We'll commence cycling on a quiet back roads to Russell.

    DAY 2 KAIKOHE
    We take the car ferry to the coastal town of Opua to begin cycling on the disused railway line to Kawakawa. From there we follow the cycle track a short way, then follow a quiet scenic road to Kaikohe.

    DAY 3 HOREKE
    Today we continue along the disused railway line from Kaikohe to Okaihau, gently climbing and passing through a short tunnel. The views of the surrounding countryside are excellent. From Okaihau we enjoy a wonderful descent, with a final flat run to the luxury B&B.

    DAY 4 DEPART
    We begin the day with a morning cycle to Taheke. From there we'll drive you back to Auckland, stopping at the Waipoua kauri forest and the Kauri Museum.



  • Upcoming Tours

    Depart: 01-Dec-2018

    This is a four day tour which will run on demand between 1st of December and 30th of April.
    4 cyclist NZ$1795 pp twin share.
    2 cyclist NZ$2195 pp twin share.

    Finish: 30-Apr-2019

    NZ$1795.00

    Single Supplement: NZ$360.00

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