Twin Coast Cycle Trail

Photo: Sids

Stretching from the Bay of Islands in the East to Hokianga Harbour in the West, this journey is rich in history and local hospitality.

Coastal views, wetlands, native forest and rolling farmland can all be enjoyed on this coast-to-coast ride between the popular Bay of Islands and peaceful Hokianga Harbour. Following smooth rail trail, dedicated cycle paths and country roads, it also offers an opportunity to visit historic and cultural sites while enjoying the sub-tropical climate for which Northland is famous.

Riding the trail can easily be factored into a visit to the Bay of Islands, overflowing with accommodation, restaurants and memorable activities from cruising and wine tasting, to visiting the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Kawakawa, Kaikohe and the surrounding countryside also offer some atmospheric options.