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An awesome day out on the Pakihi Trail

We booked a shuttle with Ngaio from Motu Trails Ltd with short notice and she was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daharpers
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Rotorua, New Zealand
Fantastic cycle experiences

Had an awesome time on our recent stay in Opotiki. We hired bikes from Motu Trails twice. Once to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RebeccaB5212
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We offer bike hire, shuttle service and budget accommodation alongside the Motu Trails one of NZCT's. Suitable for all ages hire a bike and ride the Dunes Trail. This 22klm return ride hugs the Pacific Ocean with views of the East Cape and beyond...more
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138 St John Street, Opotiki 3122, New Zealand
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+64 7-315 5864
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a shuttle with Ngaio from Motu Trails Ltd with short notice and she was very accommodating. The van was a nice modern unit and we had a good trip up to the start. The Pakihi Trail is downhill for most of the way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank daharpers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time on our recent stay in Opotiki. We hired bikes from Motu Trails twice. Once to do the Dunes Trail, and the other the Pakihi trail for which John shuttled us up to the dispatch point near Motu Village. While both rides...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RebeccaB5212
Reviewed 17 May 2018

In short: We tried to rent 2 mountainbikes to do the Pakihi Trail but it was not possible for the Motu Trails Team to assemble 2 mountainbikes that are safe to ride so they cancelled our trip without any excuse after 1h of fixing 4...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 349sveam
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We asked for a 6.45am shuttle to Matawai so we could ride the Motu Road start to finish. We like to be on the bike early and Motu Shuttles we're happy to help out. The team at Motu Shuttles are happy ,relaxed,friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank markc8712
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We got a couple of awesome Avanti bikes from the team at Motu Trails. The bikes were spot on and the team was absolutely fantastic. It made our Dune Trail ride a breeze.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I can t thank Nio and John from Motu Trails enough . For there shuttle service today and knowledge of the Motu trails , particularly the Pakihi Track . If there s one thing you can t beat , it s in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 811dannys
Reviewed 9 May 2016

what a great service this business is offering . bike hire , shuttle , and a wealth of information as to waht available in this small coastal community well done

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Chris D
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My biking experience, is pretty much limited to riding around the streets and a couple of little tracks around where we live. Nothing strenuous, by any means. I was a little nervous about going for such a "big ride", but I was just fine. It's...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Ber M
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Had a great time with John & Ngaio on the two hour shuttle to the drop off point about 8kms before the start of the Pakihi Track. Great people, very friendly. We stopped at a neat little coffee spot on the trip. The Pakihi Track...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank DiggermanNZ
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We had a great day on the Pakihi trail. It's not a technical trail just a long low key downhill track. John and Ngaio were great hosts. Really lovely locals. Make sure John stops for coffee enroute. It's a fab wee spot halfway to the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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