Takaro Trails

Fun Functions for Xmas!

Festive cycling activities to suit all budgets

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From a 2 hour 'Heart Starter' to a full day 'Team Challenge', we've got a cycling activity for your team this Xmas!

Difficulty grading: Easy

Option #1:  Cycle to Clearview Estate Winery for a long, lazy lunch!

Depending on your energy levels you can choose the length of your cycle. 

Start Ahuriri to cycle 30km, start Napier i-Site to cycle 25km or start Clive to cycle 12km. 

An easy, scenic cycle on the Hawke’s Bay Trails to Clearview Estate Winery where you will enjoy a delicious, two course lunch and wine tasting before your return transfer to Napier. 

Cost:  $125.00 per person                 Excludes: Beverages with lunch

Includes:  Bike and helmet hire, water bottles, support vehicle, route instructions with trail map, wine tasting and two course lunch at Clearview Estate Winery, return transport from Clearview to Napier and GST 

Option #2:  Havelock North and Cape Coast Wineries

A very scenic cycle and featuring some of the regions favourite wineries, this is a truly great day out!  

Your adventure starts with the wineries of Black Barn and Akarangi in Havelock North.  From here you enjoy a 16km cycle on the limestone cycle trail of the landscapes ride following the Tuki Tuki River to the coastal communities of Haumoana and Te Awanga.  

By now you’ll be ready to taste some more fine wine at Elephant Hill and Clearview Estate.

Cost:  $120.00 per person

Includes:  Bike and helmet hire, water bottle, support vehicle, route instructions with trail map, wine tasting at 4 wineries, transport from Napier to Black Barn / Clearview to Napier and GST.

Add a platter style lunch at Clearview Estate Winery for just $25.00 per person.

Option #3:  Sundowner Cycle on the Puketapu Loop.

Start and end your 20km cycle at the Pettigrew Green Sports Arena, Taradale or the Puketapu Pub, giving you great options for post cycle celebrations and refreshments! 

This loop is completely flat and easy making it the perfect choice for any level of fitness. 

Cost:  $50.00 per person

Includes:  Bike and helmet hire, bike delivery and pick up, water bottle, trail map and support vehicle.

Option #4:  Our awesome cycling team challenge!   Full day

This full day activity is legendary and combines fun, action, problem solving, team tactics and prizes galore.  Suitable for anyone with a basic level of fitness and a real winner with past groups!

Total cycling distance is approximately 20km and based around Havelock North and the Cape Coast.  The level of effort required is moderate.  Delegates will be divided into teams and each team captain will receive route instructions and information on the various challenges they need to perform to earn points for their team. 

Examples of challenges include:

  • ‘Blind wine taste’ at Black Barn Vineyard.  
  • ‘Candle making contest’ at Arataki Honey Centre.  
  • ‘Spit the pip’ contest at Telegraph Hill Olivery.  
  • ‘Ride the mounds’ at the BMX Dirt Park.
  • The ‘Great Wine Swill’ at Clearview Estate winery.
  • ‘Toss the Gannet’ at Gannet Safaris.
  • ‘Individual Time Trial’, Haumoana.

Cost of the activity including bike and helmet hire, water bottles, facilitation and all materials required for challenges, support vehicles, prizes, wine tasting, a two course lunch and transport Napier to Havelock North / Clearview to Napier and GST.

$295.00 per person                Excludes: Beverages with lunch