Takaro Trails Cycle Tours

A fresh new way to see the Bay

When Jenny Ryan decided to put her extensive travel and tourism experience to good use it wasnt difficult for her to decide on the focus of her new business.

With a passion for the outdoors and increasing popularity of cycling as a fun and healthy holiday option, Jenny established Tākaro Trails to provide quality outdoor holidays in sunny Hawkes Bay.  You can decide on the length and difficulty of your ride, plus each day of your chosen itinerary you can vary the amount of time spent visiting the regions many attractions.

Why cycle Hawkes Bay? Because the region now boasts over 180km of scenic, off road cycle trails forming part of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail. Their 3 great rides which are the water ride, the landscapes ride and the wineries ride make up the Hawkes Bay Trails and each route is unique in its own way. Graded easy these rides are suitable for cyclists of all abilities and confirm Hawkes Bay as the ultimate cycle holiday destination.


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Leisurely Pathways

3 Day(s)
Easy
110 km
avg 37 Km
Self-guided

95% 'Off road' cycling on our wonderful Hawke's Bay Trails which form part of Nga Haerenga, the N.Z. Cycle Trail.

Perfect for those who prefer to ride 'off road', away from traffic, while still enjoying some of ...

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Hawke's Bay Easy Explorer

5 Day(s)
Moderate
160 km
avg 32 Km
Self-guided

A great cycling holiday combining all the highlights of the Hawke's Bay Trails with plenty of time to enjoy the many attractions and great food and wine along the way. The cycling is gentle for the most part plus one slightly more demanding morni ...

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Diverse Hawke's Bay

5 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
240 km
avg 48 Km
Self-guided

Five days biking around beautiful Hawke’s Bay creates an exciting opportunity to discover many of the region’s special secrets.

Explore world-renowned Art Deco architecture, sample world class wines and savour locally g ...

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Hawke's Bay Highlights

3 Day(s)
Moderate
150 km
avg 50 Km
Self-guided

Experience a real taste of the regions riches with three days of cycling fun! ...

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Heart of Hawke's Bay

6 Day(s)
Easy
125 km
avg 31 Km
Self-guided

A really gorgeous itinerary combining scenic cycling at a leisurely pace, amazing food and luxurious accommodation. ...

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Sunset on the Water Trail

5 Hour(s)
Easy
16 km
Guided

Your sunset cycling adventure starts at the Takaro Trails base in the historic port village of Ahuriri, Napier.  You will be set up on your comfortable, hybrid style bike and be given a safety briefing by your guide before cycling the short dist ...

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Hawke's Bay Indulgence

8 Day(s)
Easy
140 km
avg 28 Km
Self-guided

Some of the finest lodges you'll ever sleep at.....Some of the most memorable meals you'll ever eat......Some of the most scenic landscapes you'll ever cycle........Slow down to savour Hawke's Bay! ...

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The Wineries Ride

6 Hour(s)
Easy
25 km
Self-guided

This route starts from the Pakowhai Country Park on the outskirts of Hastings. From here you ride the stop-bank of the Ngaruroro River through scenic apple orchard country for approximately 10kms to the settlement of Fernhill. Arriving in the Gimblet ...

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Ahuriri to Cape Coast Wineries

5 Hour(s)
Easy
26 km
Self-guided

Departing the port village of Ahuriri you cycle around the port to the Napier CBD, a world renowned Art Deco treasure. Spend some time enjoying the unique facades of the beautiful buildings before continuing south, following Marine Parade with specta ...

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Classic Hawke's Bay

7 Day(s)
Moderate
160 km
avg 32 Km
Self-guided

An easy cycle north takes you to the coastal community of Bay View before you wind your way through the Ahuriri Station, a working sheep farm and low-lying wetlands.  On reaching the Ahuriri Estuary take some time to view the protected birdlife ...

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Gastronomic Hawke's Bay

4 Day(s)
Moderate
115 km
avg 38 Km
Self-guided

A great short break to enjoy all that is delicious about beautiful Hawke's Bay! ...

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