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Pa Harakeke / Pureora Shuttle

Pa Harakeke operates the Pureora Shuttle 

Based right on the Timber Trail at the Pureora start Pureora Shuttle is the only shuttle with direct access through the Pureora Forest Park,  and has the cheapest and fastest service from Pureora to PiroPiro and back.

Click here for time table and rates. Click on book now to visit the official website for more information.

Pa Harakeke offers a variety of services to help make your Timber Trail experience a great one.  The Pureora Shuttle Service has sole access rights through the Maraeroa C Forestry Block private roads which enjoys the fastest and most direct route to the Timber Trail Lodge and the Black Fern Lodge as well as the Piropiro Campground.

Services include:

  • Baggage drop off and pick up
  • Transportation of cyclists and bicycles
  • Bike hire
  • Accommodation
  • Camping packages
  • Wild Ginseng and Eco-Tourism Tours

Pa Harakeke has recently expanded and now has three vans driven by professionally licensed drivers and trailers with carrying capacity of 10 bikes. Drivers are certified to provide First Aid if needed. 

If you are looking for a unique tour package with a Maori Cultural element, then visit the Pa Harakeke official website for more information on how to book. Note the riding tour packages are self-guided only with pick up and drop off provided.


host: Edwina Te Aho

address: 138 Maraeroa Road, Pureora, Benneydale

email:  edwina.teahomaraeroac.conz

phone: 07 929 8708


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Specifically designed for New Zealand's Great Rides this app is used by mountain bikers, runners and walkers. It aims to provide location tracking to find amenities, attractions and local information while riding the trail. Once downloaded, the trail information is fully available offline.

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