Rider Resources

Resupply options

This basic list of resupply options is intended as a reference for riders, further individual planning by riders is a great way to learn more about the route.

38km Waimangu Tourist Centre

Cafe, limited general shop.

104km Murupara Town Centre

All services, supermarket, cafe, take a way, accommodation / camp ground.

153km Ruatahuna Settlement

Cafe, general store, nice accommodation, limited shop hours. Tuesday to Saturday, shop 08:30 – 4pm, cafe 08:30-2pm [ ph 073663228]

200km Lake Waikaremoana Camp Ground

General store, camping / cabins, reasonable supplies. Open 08:00 -4pm

215km Tuai, several accommodation options, [no causal meals or food] The Tuai Suite, 068373779,

Lake Lodge, 0800837387, [meals need 48hr notice.]

305km Wairoa Town Centre

All services, 24hr gas station has good food options, cafe, supermarket, take a ways, great bakery, camp ground / accommodation

313km Frasertown

General store, [100M off route]

348km Tiniroto Pub

Pub meals, open Wed – Sun 10:00 – 8pm. No accommodation.

388km Taaheke Farmstay, 460 Perihi Rd, Accommodation, camping, can provide food with prior booking. Ph Pip 0277785844 or email jpwilliams@gisborne.co.nz

430km Rere School

Water supply, great place to rest before the climbing resumes.

487km Matawai

General store, camp ground / cabins, meals by arrangement. 068624800.

Gas station has takeaways, all day breakfast 07:00- 6:30pm

502km Motu Town

Cafe, Friday – Sunday 10am – 4pm ,

Community house, accommodation [Old Post Office]068635804 / 068628736.

The Weka Nest, 18 King St 068635052

528km Pakihi Hut, DOC 8 bunks, [plenty of deck space.]

559km Opotiki Town

All services, supermarket, cafe’s, various accommodation options, 24hr Gas Station 300M off route.

604km Taneatua

Town center has cafe’s, bakery, good public toilets.

618km Awakeri

Gas station [long hours] cafe, great ice creams General Store

621km Awakeri Hot Springs, camping / cabins, hot pools, basic food.

628km Te Teko

General store, take a ways…Open 05:00am

690km Okere Falls Store

Cafe, bar,