Bridge St, Karamea,
Ph. 03 7826 181,
Shop Ph. 03 7826 161,

Mountain Biking

Oparara Loop 1 1/2 hrs
Easy ride around township outskirts, Passing farmland and view of Tasman Sea. Meander along the Oparara river turning left at the bridge then back to town. Extra for spectacular views, a fitness ride up Sunset Subdivision Road or walk up with your bike. Admire the bush blocks along the way then breathtaking views of Karamea at the top, A speedy ride down, then continue the loop road.
Umere _ Big Rimu Track 2hrs
Easy ride along the Karamea river, past farmland for the first 4km, gradually rising up through native forest. Take time to visit the majestic, Big Rimu tree. The track is thru lush ferns and pungas, with a canopy of native trees.
South Terrace: Heritage Track 1 1/2 - 2hrs
Explore the land where the first imigrants settled in Karamea. Easy ride, over the karamea bridge, around Maori Point, then up a steep incline onto the terrace. Meander along life-style blocks. End of road narrows to a track which takes you up into native bush and the old cemetery. Take time to walk to th lookout where there is an amazing view of the Arapito valley and the karamea River. Then it's a challenging ride down the zig-zag track and back onto th road back to town.
Scott's Beach—Beginning of Heaphy Track 2-3hrs
Starting at Kohaihai camping area, this is a very enjoyable ride, over the swing bridge and then a gradual incline to the top, over looking both Kohaihai and Scott's Beach. .Then a winding decline down to the beach. Take time to explore and have a picnic. The winding pathway goes thru ferns, pungas and beautiful nikau palms.


Oparara Loop                2hrs                            $ 35   Adults             $ 25 Youth
Big Rimu                         2hrs                           $ 35   Adults             $ 25 Youth
Zig Zag Track                2hrs                            $ 35    Adults            $ 25 Youth

Farm & Forest               1 1/2hrs                       $ 85         
Beach                           1 1/2hrs                        $ 85
Farm, Forest, Beach      3hrs                            $ 150



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