Opotiki Backpackers
Van Spaces


Ph. 022 371 2940
138 St John Street Opotiki
Bay of Plenty 3122
New Zealand


June to August
by appointment


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Dunes Trail

  20 km
  3 hours
  Grade 2
 Bike hire from $30 pp  Bike Hire here  No shuttle is required for this ride

Start Point : Memorial Park Reserve to get to the Pakowhai ki Otutaopuku Bridge (View map here)

What to expect on the trail 

A return ride meanders along a spectacular stretch of coast (10 km) to Jackson Road (and the start of the Motu Road Trail if you wish to extend your ride).
An easy trail for cyclists, walkers, runners and children, with many places to access the beach. The trail, a compacted surface is undulating with easy gradients.
Shop can be accessed at 5km mark after the boardwalk – proceed to main road, turn left and ride 150m.
Toilets at Memorial Park Reserve, Hikuwai Beach and Tirohanga Shop.