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With over 200kms of leisurely, off-road trail, cycling is the best way to enjoy beautiful Hawke’s Bay. For ten years Tākaro Trails has been making cycling easy for visitors with a range of tours covering the whole trail network.

We offer self-guided, single and multi-day cycle tours, with top-quality pathway bikes (and e-bikes), plus full back-up support.

Cape Coast Winery Ride

Our most popular day ride, enjoyed by thousands of happy customers over the last few years, this easy, self-guided tour features spectacular scenery with up to six wineries enroute. Starting with Havelock North’s Black Barn, Te Mata Estate and Akarangi wineries, this route also passes Origin Earth where you can sample delicious cheeses. From Havelock North, it’s 16km of flat, easy riding on the limestone trail of the Landscapes Ride, following the Tukituki River to the coastal communities of Haumoana and Te Awanga. Transport to/from your Napier accommodation is included so you can relax and enjoy wine-tasting at your leisure.

Cost: adult $95/child $64

Duation: 6 hours

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Multi-day Tours

Get ready to enjoy riding and seeing the highlights of Hawke’s Bay on our multi-day tours around our flat, easy cycle trails. You'll see stunning scenery, visit acclaimed wineries, with the option to include extras such as luxury accommodation, a van tour to the Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony, or a special night out at a 5-star winery restaurant like Craggy Range.

We make it really easy to get what you want, and more, from your tour – cycle for just two or up to six days, flexibility is key. Choose the distance you ride each day – if you want a pick-up to get to your accommodation quicker we can do that, just book it in as an optional extra. If you want an e-bike, no worries we can sort that too. We also have three different levels of great accommodation to choose from.

2-day Getaway Cycle Baycation

SPECIAL Package Deal! Get a great short break to enjoy all the best bits of Hawke's Bay. Two days + two nights based in Ahuriri or Havelock North. Ride to the Cape Kidnapper wineries via the river and coastal trail (25km) and combine with Hawke's Bay activities, such as the gannets, Hastings Farmers Market, shopping, or more cycling!

Cost: from $310pp (depending on dates and accommodation choice).

Price based on two people with double accommodation (surcharge for singles and twin share).

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3-day Highlights Tour – our most popular multi-day ride

Taking in some of the region’s best scenic highlights, this three-day, self-guided tour features around 110km of riding, almost all of which is off-road on easy, flat trails. Special sights include Ahuriri Estuary with its protected birdlife and low-lying wetlands, river trails following the Tutaekuri and Ngaruroro Rivers and world-class wineries. Stay overnight in the stylish villages of Havelock North and Taradale. On the final day, enjoy scenic rural riding as you make your way along the coast to the city of Napier – Art Deco capital of the world.

Cost: from $680pp (depending on dates and accommodation choice).

Price based on two people with double accommodation (surcharge for singles and twin share).

Accommodation choices: Standard (motor lodge $100-$120/room, boutique hotel/B&B $150-$250/room, or luxury $350-550/room).

Quality ‘E’ Bikes available $50pp per day.

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Contact Tākaro Trails Cycle Tours Hawke's Bay
P +64 6 835 9030