The Big Day Out - Colville

Make it a day trip or stay the night in this very tranquil place.

Distance Approx 50kms return - First part of this tour requires a Guide.
Difficulty Minimum of intermediate riding ability.
Time Allow a full day. Departs from 105 Wharf Road, Coromandel at 8.30 a.m.  Please be on site at 8.15 a.m. for pre-day briefing.
Surface Bush, forestry and farm tracks, one way with return trip via a tarsealed road.  Can experience some muddy patches. Three to four hills but the electric bike takes care of these with ease.
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Looking for a Big COUPLE of Days Out .........For the period 1 September 2018 to 14 October 2018 we have teamed up with Coromandel Top 10 Holiday Park to bring you a super deal!  Book The Big Day Out with us and you will receive a 20% discount on accommodation for a TWO night stay (conditions apply) with them.  Perfect for you to stay the first night in town and wake up refreshed and ready to enjoy your Big Day Out.  Spend a second evening in our hidden gem of a town and enjoy a meal at one of our delicious restaurants or cafes.

Tour Details:  Climb with ebike ease from Coromandel Town to Tokatea at 413m above sea level.  We provide a Guide to take you safely through the first section of remote bush track, forestry and exclusive farmland. Pass through White Star Station, well known for its bush lodges, hereford cattle, manuka honey and pony trekking.  Collect your thoughts at the Mahumudra Centre, a Tibetan Buddhist Retreat with its not to be missed Stupa at the gateway entrance. Drop-in visitors are welcome to see their beautiful Buddhist artwork, have a cup of tea or coffee, browse through the shop, or relax in the gardens.

Your Colville destination features a very iconic store and a very cool café, Hereford “N” A Pickle.  Local Art Studios add their individual flavours to your day.  Explore the inner harbour heading past what was the old Tokatea Hotel now re-sited on Wharf Road. Further along was the old Colville butchery/bakery from 1875 now beautifully restored. Stop off at the end of Wharf Road and imagine what was once a busy wharf dating back to the late 1890’s.

The return trip to Coromandel Town, at your leisure, is via the quiet Colville Road passing through some beautiful, tranquil seaside locations.

Toilets and café available at Colville.

Cost: $140 per person for the day trip - Minimum two people - Includes Quality European electric mountainbike and a Guide for the first part of the day.  We will also provide map, helmet, bike lock, roomy pannier bag and spare battery.

We want you to have an enjoyable day. Consider taking the follow with you:

  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Togs and Towel
  • Insect Repellent
  • Rain Jacket
  • Warm Jacket

Please book under the option - The Big Day Out - Guided Bush Trail to Colville.


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