Whakatane to Opotiki

December 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ride the Dunes Trail section of Motu Trails Six years after it was opened, the Motu Trails (motutrails.co.nz) has become one of the highlight visitor attractions of the eastern Bay of Plenty/Tairāwhiti regions. There is a range of levels to choose from, with Ōpōtiki’s Dunes Trail at the easy end. Even so, the popular 9km [...]

Five Easy Eastern Bay Bike Rides

December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Whakatāne riverside At under 5km long and 100 per cent flat, the Whakatāne riverside cycle and walking trail doesn’t require big legs. But this pretty, fully-paved ride is a gem, taking you along the bank of the Whakatāne River to the ocean. Park in town or near the coast. In half an hour or so [...]