Old Coach Road

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Trail Overview


Easily accessible and fantastic bike ride through spectacular scenery with interactive signboards giving you an insight into the area and its history. The best way to ride this trail is to get shuttled to Horopito to make the most of the downhill gradient towards Ohakune. The trail traverses Tongariro National Park and the adjacent farmland, with many lookouts over the volcanic plateau. Full of memorable sights along the way - abandoned railway tunnels, ruined viaducts, old bush camps and remains of the original cobblestone coach road. Trail Length: 15km / Ride Time: 2-4hrs




What we do - What you need to know


We Provide: - Thorough briefing with up to date information, track condition and emergency information. - Detailed map and must do sightseeing opportunities along the trail. - Shuttle Ohakune - Horopito (Track starting point) What you need to know: All groups are advised to have their own puncture repair kits - It's a long walk if you get a flat tyre!! You should also bring snacks or a packed lunch with at least 1litre of water! Remember to also bring any necessary medications. Even if it is a hot summer's day, remember to pack an extra layer for warmth. The temperature can drop quickly in the afternoons.




Packages & Pricing


On-demand shuttle service - (subject to availability on the day) -$15 per person Bike hire available with Ohakune's local bike shops, we can arrange this if required!