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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Loop Trail

  91 km
  6-8 hours
  Grade 3

Mountain bike hire $65 pp per day – 2 days $110 – 3 days $145 

Luggage transport $100 per trip (not per person) 

This ride is a combination of all of the trails - Dunes 10km – Motu Road 37km – Pakihi 44km

Start Point : Pakowhai ki Otutaopuku Bridge (view map here

What to expect on the trail

One day or multi day ride.
Mostly metal road with the last 10km sealed. Allow yourself plenty of daylight hours. Take correct clothing for changeable weather and water. There is no cell phone coverage.

Day riders are generally fit and already know their capabilities. If you are doing this over 2-3 days our shuttle services will transport your luggage to and from the

Motu Community House and Matawai Camp.

Park your car in our secure lock up yard - $5 parking. Shower also available $3.