Covid -19 Trail Closures

Further to the NZ Government announcement, all commercial operators and Department of Conservation services on the Timber Trail have closed while New Zealand remains on a Level 4 alert..  

We encourage riders and walkers to stay safe at home.

There will be online options coming soon...until we can all get out and enjoy our special place in Pureora.  Take care and together we will get through this.

The number one multi day adventure ride in New Zealand, this 85km ride traverses some of New Zealand's most diverse and fascinating environments.

Discover stories and secrets of a remarkable forest...ride (or walk) a trail journey through time deep in the heart of the North Island.

  • Purpose-built tracks flowing through virgin, regenerating native forest and exotic plantation forest
  • Cross 35 bridges including the 141m long Maramataha suspension bridge
  • Navigate the engineering marvel that is the Ongarue Sprial
  • Be captivated by the historic relics left by the hardy timber loggers of times past
  • Discover the stories of local iwi and early settlers
  • Listen to the dawn chorus featuring tūī , kākā and other native birds flourishing in the forest
  • Marvel at the incredible sparkling stars of the night sky
  • Relax in your choice of our welcoming accommodation options 

Come and explore Pureora on the truly unforgettable Timber Trail - one of the 22 Great Rides of the Ngā Haerenga - New Zealand Cycle Trail Network.

Grade: 2 - 3
Length:  85 km | Total climb: 420m
Duration:  2 days  | Ride all year
Location:  Central North Island
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The Timber Trail is a partnership.  Thanks to our partners for making this possible.


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