Takaro Trails Bike Tours In Hawkes Bay
Adventure, Scenic, Family
Award-winning Tākaro Trails Cycle Tours has over 12 years’ experience providing individuals, groups, and families everything they need to see, explore and experience the best of the Hawke’s Bay by bike.
‘Havelock North and Cape Coast Wineries’ - 16kms of easy, flat, off-road cycling
Allow 4 hours if not including lunch and 6 hours if clients wish to lunch at either Elephant Hill or Clearview Estate.
Enjoy wine tasting and a visit to the ‘We Love Local Gourmet Food Store’ at Black Barn Vineyard in Havelock North before cycling a short distance to Te Mata Estate Winery and the origin Earth Cheese Café and Tasting Room. From here you join the easy, off-road, limestone cycle trail following the Tuki Tuki River for approx. 10kms through stunning orchard country. Joining the coastal path at Haumoana for a further 6kms of cycling to visit Elephant Hill and Clearview Estate Wineries where lunch is recommended before your return transfer to the lodge.
‘Ahuriri to Clifton’ - 25kms of easy, flat, off-road cycling
Allow 5 hours including lunch stop at either Elephant Hill or Clearview Estate.
Departing the port village of Ahuriri you cycle around the port to the Napier CBD, a world renowned Art Deco treasure. Continuing south you follow Marine Parade enjoying spectacular views across the sea to Cape Kidnappers. After travelling approx. 15km you arrive in the village of Clive, a great place for a refreshment stop. Continuing on the trail through the East Clive wetlands, home to numerous black swans, you eventually arrive at Black Bridge and head to the Tuki Tuki river mouth. Cycle through the coastal communities of Haumoana and Te Awanga with wine tasting stops at Elephant Hill and Clearview Estate wineries not to be missed! The trail ends at Clifton and from here you will be transferred back to the lodge.