Bike the Heaphy Track
The Heaphy Track
is only open to bikes from 1st May until 30 Nov 2017
Experience mountain biking the Heaphy Track through Kahurangi National Park!
There are a good number of rides in and around Westport such as Charming creek, The Denniston Plateau or if you are feeling a little more adventurous you can tackle a full day or multi-day rides including The Old Ghost Road, The Heaphy Track (winter only), Cerous track, Kirwins Track, Big River ... and many more! Find out more about the mountainbiking trails around Westport OR TO BOOK HIRE Email us. HIRE from $50 per day
Bike Hire packages available - Includes Shuttle to and from track, PLB, SPD pedals, dry sacks, tools, links, hanger FREE bike fit and Bike 1st aid training.
From the Kohaihai River just north of Karamea to the Heaphy Hut is a great day ride taking 1.5 to 3 hours each way depending on how many great photos you take and your fitness levels. This Heaphy Hut is always a nice hut to stay in to make this a overnighter - make sure you book your huts before you go!! This part of the track is a grade 3 and can be ridden by most riders -this as an over night ride is worth doing you will enjoy your selves.
The helicopter ride...
A chopper ride from Karamea to the Browns Hut end of the track is a breath taking flight and well worth the money. This ride takes 2 to 3 days at an enjoyable pace. The Heaphy track is a grade 4+ this has been up graded from last year as it was under estimated by some riders. Please remember the full track is not recommended as a day trip as the rivers can rise quickly and with out warning, no night riding is allowed and you never know when you may have to push your bike if you have a mechanical breakdown - overnight and emergency gear is always recommended!
The helicopter comfortably seats three passengers and bikes, and can transport you to Browns Hut at 'the Collingwood end' of the Heaphy Track- no need for shuttles or extra biking! The helicopter trip takes less than 1/2 an hour.
The cost is $750 per trip - bikes are well looked after and wont get damaged! Phone us for more information: 03 7888 002
For more photos of the Heaphy Track, visit our Facebook album.