Pureora Shuttle Service

Pa Harakeke operates the “Pureora Shuttle Service” providing a pick up and drop service for people, bikes and baggage to various points along the 85km Timber Trail which commences at Pureora and finishes at Ongarue. The Pureora Shuttle Service has sole access rights through the Maraeroa C Forestry Block transporting clients safely and quickly to the various points along the trail. The Shuttle Service operates 7 days over summer and can accommodate most bikers requests for a pick up and drop off service along the trail.

Our late model Mitsubishi Shuttle Van can transport up to 10 people and the professionally designed and built bike trailer can carry up to 10 mountain bikes. Shuttle drivers are licensed to carry passengers and have also completed First Aid courses.

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Pricing & Timetable

Booking is essential and is on a first come first served basis. No minimums – Maximum of 10

Times are to be used as a guide only.

Departure

Arrival

Retail

Pureora
9.30am
Piropiro
10.00am
$30.00
Piropiro
2.30pm
Pureora
3.00pm
$30.00
Pureora
10.00am
3.00pm
Hopukia
10.30am
3.30pm (Pureora decent only)
$15.00
Ongarue
2.30pm
Pureora
3.30pm
$55.00
Pureora
(by arrangement only)
Ongarue$55.00
Ongarue
2.30pm
Piropiro
3.00pm
$55.00

Please note that Late fees apply for pick ups- $5 per 15mins after departure times

Group Discounts

There are also group discounts for people booking as a group

15% for groups 4-6
20% for groups 7-10

See the table below for pricing that may apply to your group:

$55.00 Trip
No. of people

Total Rate
(Inc discount)

$30.00 Trip
No. of people

Total Rate
(Inc discount)

$15.00 Trip
No. of people

Total Rate
(Inc discount)

1$551$301$15
2$1102$602$30
3$1653$903$45
4$1874$1024$51
5$233.755$127.505$63.75
6$280.506$1536$76.50
7$3087$1687$84
8$3528$1928$96
9$3969$2169$108
10$44010$24010$120

Baggage Transfers

We also offer baggage transfers to/from Pureora to Piropiro Flats or Blackfern Lodge.

Prices are $15 per unit of baggage weighing up to 15kg Maximum per person.

Shuttle Service Te Kuiti - Pureora

We also offer a daily shuttle services from Te Kuiti to Benneydale to Pureora each day and return. See times and pricing below. Please note that Bookings are essential.

Te Kuiti l-site - $15pp per trip (Includes Bike) Depart Benneydale at 8.30am depart and depart Pa harakeke 4.15pm arrive back at 4.30pm. ($15 pp for special runs outside those times).

Art Docs Benneydale - $5pp per trip (Include Bike) Depart Benneydale at 8.30am depart and depart Pa Harakeke 4.15pm arrive back at 4.30pm. ($15pp for special runs outside those times).

Secure Vehicle Storage

Pa Harakeke offers secure overnight parking for clients who wish to have a secure place to park their vehicles whilst they ride the Timber Trail. The cost is $10 per vehicle per night.

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