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Twin Coast Rail Trail

Duration
4 days
Site savings
$12
From
$1,151 USD

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.

  • Category
    Easy-going & Leisurely
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    4 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    1 - Beginner
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    1 - Easy
  • Terrain
    Agricultural
  • Distance
    52.2 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    26.1 miles
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Embark on a 4-day adventure along the Twin Coast Cycle Trail, spanning from the picturesque Bay of Islands on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island to the tranquil Hokianga Harbour on the west coast. The Bay of Islands, renowned for its sailing, boasts a captivating history. Initially named by Captain Cook, it served as the dwelling place for the first European settlers and is adorned with the nation's oldest wooden and stone structures. Along the trail, you'll encounter historic towns showcasing the country's oldest architectural marvels.

As you reach Horeke, nestled on the stunning Hokianga Harbour, you'll find New Zealand's oldest hotel. Following the path of the abandoned Bay of Islands vintage railway, this journey promises a blend of history and natural beauty.


This is a four-day tour that will run on demand (private tour) with a minimum of 4 people between the 1st of December and the 30th of April.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodation
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Experienced guide/ cycle mechanic
  • Jersey and drink bottle
  • Minibus support and trailer
  • GPS maps – RideWithGPS maps with detailed profiles
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Insurance
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

4 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available