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Timber Trail Piropiro
Tour Location
Country:
New Zealand
Tour Information
Guiding:
Self Guided
Duration:
2 days
Terrain:
Off Road (MTB only)
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
NZD 195
Tour Distance & Dates
Distance:
85 Km
Tour Operator:
Tread Routes

Timber Trail Piropiro

2 Days 85 Km

The Pureora Timber Trail is one of the 23 Great Rides comprising the NZ Cycle Trail. This is an 85km grade 2-3 trail that runs through the Pureora Forest Park located west of Taupo and South of Hamilton. The Timber Trail can be accessed from the north end at the Pureora DOC feild center (Pureora village) or from the South end at Ongarue, 24km North of Taumaranui. There is also vehicle access in the middle of the track at the remote Piropiro Flats DOC campsite. The Timber Trail is rich in logging history and follows the route the old Ongarue Tramway in the South. On the Timber Trail riders passes through four ecological areas including the amazing podocarp forest that once dominated the the entire area.
Inclusions
Shuttle from Ongarue to Pureora Village at the end of day 2
Baggage transfers to and from the remote Piropiro Campsite
Personal Locator Beacon
Tents, mattresses, and pillows
Camp chairs and table
Camp stove and fuel
Pots, pan, and utensils
Drinking water
Camp shower
Options
Guiding
Bike hire
Extra transport: Round trip transport from Taupo or other locations
Catering: Dinner, breakfast and a packed lunch prepared on site.
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