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Takaro Trails Cycle Tours - Day Tours

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Address: 9 Nelson Quay | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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+64 6-835 9030
09:00 - 17:00
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Takaro Trails, self guided cycle tours of the Hawke's Bay Trails, 187km of...

Takaro Trails, self guided cycle tours of the Hawke's Bay Trails, 187km of off road cycle trails which form part of Nga Harenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail. The trails are the perfect way for visitors to visit our world famous wineries, enjoy some gentle exercise under sunny skies and explore our stunning scenery at their own pace. Takaro is the Maori word for 'play' so put some fun into your Hawke's Bay stay and get out and about by bike!

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Really helpful, Had a great bike ride

Headed there on a Sunday afternoon, Staff member was really helpful, and set us up based on age, and experience. Just riding out to a winery from their base, however there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Headed there on a Sunday afternoon, Staff member was really helpful, and set us up based on age, and experience. Just riding out to a winery from their base, however there are great flat rides around here, we rode past the harbour, then along a lovely coastal road - option for longer estuary ride which also looked pretty good. Lovely... More 

Thank rosetodd
North Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented bikes from Takaro Trails for a couple of days of riding around the Napier area. The bikes were ready and waiting for us and fitted us all well. Jenny included a pannier each and helmets so that worked really well for us as we didn't need to ride with backpacks on. Jenny kept the bikes overnight and they... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 5 Day Easy Explorer and loved every day. Jenny and her team, including Leroy, were fabulous from our first email enquiry to our return after the trip. The bikes were great and the itinerary gave us some nice cruisey days, with a few hills thrown in on Day 4. The bike path network around Hawke's Bay is... More 

Thank SusanCamperdown
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Takaro team went out of their way to help and accomodate our timing a bike needs. Very happy to recommend them to any other tourers or bike hirers. Loved Napier and the amazing cycle network they are building .. I would easily rank Napier as alongside the Otago trail as a must do NZ general cycling destination.

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did the 5 day Easy Explorer ride around Hawkes Bay and had a great time. Jenny could not have been more helpful; she arranged our accommodation, picked us up from Napier airport and transported us to our hotel on the night before the ride. We had a few days of heavy rain and she even contacted us to offer... More 

Thank Russell P
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Thanks Jenny for a fantastic long weekend cycling Hawkes Bay. The tour was so well organised, your restaurant recommendations and bookings great for our large group of 18 parents and kids. No changes to the itinerary were too much trouble. We will definitely be recommending you to all our friends in Auckland!

Thank SarahPaykel
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Hawkes Bay for Easter weekend and decided to rent some bikes, we landed at Takaro in Ahuriri. Fantastic service from the two people working, really helpful and the whole thing was really simple. We also got good advice about where to ride - we did about 20ks in a couple of hours. Back to drop off and... More 

Thank Kaye F
Nova Scotia
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were picked up at the airport!!! How good is that? Dropped off at our hotel and our biked dropped off the next morning at our doorstep. Just the beginning of the details that Jenny of Takaro Trails had looked after. A group of 4 Canadians all new to what we were to find was one of the gems in... More 

Thank NSBiker
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely top class travel establishment. The staff including 4 legged family members were brilliant. 10 stars as they couldn't be more supportive and helpful to make the cycling trip great

Thank Liz L
Jenny R, Owner at Takaro Trails Cycle Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and photos. We loved having you both here and thought you were such 'troopers' with the way you coped with the very un-Hawkes Bay weather!! Hope you can come back some other time and see our beautiful region under sunny skies. Cheers Jenny More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

had 5 days away, 190 km of fabulous scenery and great trails. We were able to adjust our pick up times when necessary and nothing was too difficult. Thanks so much

Thank jo l

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