AS THE TIMBER TRAIL IN THE CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND IS FAST BECOMING ONE OF THE MORE POPULAR CYCLING TRAILS WE HAVE PUT TOGETHER SOME PACKAGES FOR YOU TO CHOOSE FROM...
www.doc.govt.nz/timber-trail - for information on the trail and any alerts that may be in place.
Timber Trail brochure - www.doc.govt.nz/Documents/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/waikato/timber-trail-brochure.pdf
ONE NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION WITH SHUTTLES AND BAG TRANSFER
Drive to Ongarue, safe parking. On day one you are shuttled to Pureora along with your bikes and from here you cycle to either of the Lodges where after a good day’s ride you can enjoy an evening meal and a cosy bed. On day two after breakfast (a packed lunch is provided) you cycle back to your vehicle at your own pace.
Timber Trail Lodge - Ensuite Room $315.00 per person
- Dorm Room $275.00 per person
Blackfern Lodge - $220 2-6 people
- $200 7-12 people
TWO NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION WITH SHUTTLES AND BAG TRANSFER
If you are considering staying two nights then choose from one of the following accommodations in the area. You can either stay both nights in the same accommodation or incorporate one of the following for your arrival night with one of the two bush Lodges for your second night. Numbers 1 and 2 are located at the southern end of the trail, 3 is located 20 minutes drive from Piropiro Campsite (midway point on the trail) 4 is located 20 minutes drive from the northern end of the trail. Please contact us for more details and pricing. There are more accommodations to choose from but these are the accommodations closest to the trail.
1. Ongarue Flashpackers - www.timbertrailhub.co.nz from $320 per person - accommodation, meals and shuttles – 2 nights
2. Timber Trail Centre - www.timbertrailcentre.co.nz - same as above
3. Twinrivers accommodation - self-cater - from $260 per person – accommodation and shuttles – 2 nights
4. Moketenui Shearers Quarters - www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/8825797 self-cater - from $310 per person - 1 night MSQ (self-cater), 1 night BFL (catered)
As these are proving to be popular packages advance booking is advised with a 25% deposit to secure your place.