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Motu Trails Hire and Shuttle

Te Waiti Stream Road, Opotiki, New Zealand
+64 7-929 7564
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Pakihi Cycle Trail shuttle

Excellent shuttle service by John. Comfortable & careful driver. Pakihi trail a cyclist must do... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Gaylene2016
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Great Drive

We used Motu Trails for our shuttle and they were great, excellent driving and loading, tying on... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
910philippah
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Shuttle, bike hire, accommodation and camping right in the bush! We offer all you need to enjoy the mighty Motu Trails Cycleway. We are located within the same Forest Reserve and believe we have the best departure location for the Pakihi track and the Motu road trail(over two days). Bushaven borders the pristine Te Waiti stream and we have the Te Waiti track starting right at our gate.
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Te Waiti Stream Road, Opotiki, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent shuttle service by John. Comfortable & careful driver. Pakihi trail a cyclist must do. Beautiful N.Z bush to cycle through.

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Bushaven, Owner at Motu Trails Hire and Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

I love driving and it's great to hear that you had a good Motu trails exsperiance, appreciate...

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We used Motu Trails for our shuttle and they were great, excellent driving and loading, tying on bikes. Would recommend

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Bushaven, Owner at Motu Trails Hire and Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for the kind comments, appreciated.

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Drove from Tauranga and parked in their secure fenced backpackers complex. The friendly helpful owners really looked after our expensive bikes and shuttled us up to the top of the pakiri track. The ride was outstanding epic beautiful and varied. 8km deserted gravel road down...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Stayed at Bushaven and cycled Dunes trail. Hosts Virginia and John are very hospitable. Our accommodation overlooked native bush and Te Waiti Stream-a perfect place to relax on the deck after a cycle ride/walk with refreshments and just listen to the music of the stream...More

1  Thank Evelyn S
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 20+ who used Motu Trails over the Xmas period. We also stayed at Bushaven for 2 nights as part of the event. John and his crew went out of their way to look after us, both while we were on...More

1  Thank DexterD2013
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Friendly owner who really cares about you having a good day. Bikes were in good order and safety important. Thanks Motu Trails!

1  Thank andrew h
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Great place to hire a bike for doing the trails. Very hospitable hosts. Good bikes best of all affordable

1  Thank Biswadeep G
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We used motu trails hire and shuttle for our extended family bike ride between Christmas and new year. The bikes were great and the shuttle service very comfortable. Thanks for the great service John and mal. Especially enjoyed the cold beer John had waiting for...More

1  Thank Rob A
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

For me travel is all about what you see, what you do and who you meet. The shuttle ticked all of these. John and Mel who will likely be one of your drivers are great to chat with along the way and have heaps of...More

1  Thank Thames-Coaster
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

A large group of us used this shuttle to get to the start of our Motu trails / Pakihi track Mountain Bike adventure. John was our driver and was extremely helpful. I had asked a heap of questions leading up to the ride and he...More

1  Thank gordomordo
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