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Address: Kaikohe - Okaihau, New Zealand
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0800 867 87245
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Started early and enjoyed mist over the hills from Horeke

Completed this from Horeke to Kawakawa in one day (80km) on my MTB, unfortunately the heat got me by 2pm so didn't get to opua settling instead for drinks at Kawakawa. I loved... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jandalz3
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Barcelona
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Barcelona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Completed this from Horeke to Kawakawa in one day (80km) on my MTB, unfortunately the heat got me by 2pm so didn't get to opua settling instead for drinks at Kawakawa. I loved the section from Horeke to Okaihu in spite of the stiff switch back climb 1.6km up to the plains. Don't let this deter you but set off... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Biked from the Mission House at Horeke to Opua on Waitangi Day. The best part of the ride for me was from the Mission House to the start of the climb to Okaihau, beautiful estuary, countryside, trees and river, but, in 30 deg C the 1.6 km climb was a killer! (Nb water tap across road from picnic area by... More 

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Wellington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as two couples and rode from Horeke to Kaikohe (approx 40km). The track is yet to be officially opened - ceremony to be held in March 2017 - but it is in great condition. As there is not currently a pick up service, one of our group did the return visit to collect the car however he enjoyed... More 

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Whangarei
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most enjoyable . It is down hill Okaihau to Horeke would be more of a challenge the other way.Some great points of interest along the way . A great way to see a part of Northland ,as always, full of surprises.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cycled the entire length Horeke to Opua in mid January 2017, Although not yet officially open (due to open end Jan, early Feb) its still a great ride with some lovely variety and interesting sections. Its probably important to do this ride, realising it has been a long uphill struggle to actually get it to this stage and to... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely way to explore some of Northlands most picturesque landscapes. With beautiful scenery and historical sites, the trail is filled with plenty of interesting tracks, native flora, cultural information, diverse terrain, pleasant surprises and much much more. Suitable for all fitness levels and ages . The trail has adequate markers and signage so you know where you are... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the Twin Coast Cycle Trail (Pou Herenga Tai) from West to East - ie Horeke to Kawakawa. We would have finished in Opua but it was so hot we decided we needed to finish earlier. The first day was quite short and had a reasonable hill climb, but I preferred the scenery on this day and am glad... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

The trail section from Okaihau along the ridge, down to the Utakura valley and along the stream to the Horeke road was far more spectacular and achievable than I expected. The plateau was settled many years ago so the Totara and Puriri are truely magestic where they frame the vistas north to the Puketi forest and south towards Kaikohe. Cycling... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This review is based on my view of the whole experience (December 2016) I will claim first (on Trip Advisor) to do the whole end to end cycleway. I would suggest the reason for such variation in reviews so far has depended more on what section of the cycleway that people did. Firstly despite Newspaper Articles and videos suggesting that... More 

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3 Thank Mangakura
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

After much delay the Okaihau to Horeke section is now open .Cycled it 09/01/17.This is a gem of a cycle track , well made hard track all the way to the sea.The local farmers over whose land this track goes are really trying hard here, building accommodation, toilet,picnic areas.A fairly long steepish hill at the beginning (remember you have to... More 

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