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4 Day Loop plus Tour

Get 4 days riding the best trails - and staying in the best places.

  1. Puketapu to Ahuriri via river & Estuary Trails 
    start at Puketapu and cycle to Ahuriri 26km or via Bayview 43kms – Overnight Ahuriri
  2. Napier to Havelock North 
    via the coastal trails including Black Barn, Te Mata Estate wineries – 35kms – Overnight Havelock North 
  3. Tukituki Loop – including Craggy Range Winery and Cape Kidnappers  
    via Tukituki river, and ride right past top wineries, Elephant Hill and Clearview Estate – 35-40kms – Overnight Havelock North 
  4. Winery Ride Bridge Pa to Pakowhai – explore Gimblett Gravels wineries 
    via river and winery trails – 40-50kms

Experience the true essence of Hawke’s Bay with four day’s riding the best HB Trails, with 1 night in Ahuriri and 2 nights in Havelock North to really relax and explore the region.

You will really enjoy this total break holiday – ride the best 4 HB Trails plus get three nights TOP accommodation – go standard, superior or luxury!  You will see great scenery riding the trails, visit up to 12 acclaimed wineries, plus have the option to include extras like a special night out at a 5 star restaurant or a visit to the unique Gannet Colony. 

Ride an E-Bike – $40pp per day.

DAY BY DAY BRIEF:

Day 1: Meet us at our shop in Ahuriri, Napier 9am or 12pm (depending on your travel arrangements). Jump in our shuttle to travel to Puketapu for the start of your 3 day cycling adventure. You will cycle the Puketapu river trails to Taradale (visit Church Road and Mission Estate wineries) and then connect with the Ahuriri Estuary water trails to get back to our base in Ahuriri.  If you want extra riding then add in a diversion to Bayview on the inland lagoon farm trails and back to Ahuriri via the Westshore coastal cycleway – another 15km. 

Day 2: Starting in the Art Deco glamour of Napier City ride along the stunning coastline of Marine Parade to the mouths of the regions three rivers the scene is ever-changing. You will cycle past Black Barn, Te Mata Estate (stop for wine tasting) and the iconic Arataki Honey (NZ’s biggest manuka honey producer). Finish today by heading to one of the many renowned restaurants in Havelock North for a tasty, fresh dinner.

Day 3:  An awesome backroad experience with incredible views and even better wineries. Cycle from Havelock North to Cape Kidnappers past four of the best wineries – Craggy Range, Elephant Hill, Clearview Estate and Te Awanga, riding the Tukituki Loop. We can pick you up after a long lunch at a winery of your choice and transfer you back to your Havelock North accommodation from anywhere along the trail today.

Day 4:  Start the day with a quick tour through the city of Hastings before enjoying a pleasant amble through flat farmland to the world acclaimed Ngatarawa Gimblett Gravels appellation. There’s much to enjoy as you spend some time visiting the cellar doors of some of the regions finest wineries including Sileni Estates, Oak Estate, Trinity Hill and Villa Maria.  We can pick you up and transfer you to your Napier accommodation from anywhere along the trail. 

Tour price (without accommodation-arrange your own) $460pp standard bikes | $600pp e-bikes 

Tour price (with accommodation) from $825-$935pp (price depends on dates & accommodation choice).

Price based on 2 people with double accommodation and depends on dates & availability. NB: there may be a surcharge for twin share or single room.

Choose from the following accommodation levels
Standard motor lodge | Superior boutique hotel/B&B | Luxury – please contact us for options!

Price includes 

  • Four days self-guided riding the best cycling routes on the HB Trails
  • Route maps and online support with trail info
  • 3 nights accommodation (breakfast optional – $15-27pp)
  • Quality pathway bikes (or pay for an ebike upgrade), helmets, panniers
  • Van shuttle rides on specified days (if needed)
  • Airport pick up or carparking while you are away
  • Moving your luggage from place to place
  • Full back-up and support while on the trails (if you get a flattie or bike not quite right)
  • Winery & restaurant lunch & dinner recommendations and bookings

EXTRA add on’s 

  • Extra night! Pre or Post tour to make it a real holiday (price on request)
  • E-Bike upgrade – from $40pp per day
  • Activities – Gannet Tours, Art Deco Walking Tours

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