2 Baffin Street, Opua Marina, Bay of Islands


We have a great relationship with all the accommodation providers along the trail.

Here are some that we have selected because we believe they are ideally situated and offer outstanding value.


Ideally located at the eastern end of the cycle trail with Opua just a 7 minute drive away.  Paihia is rightly proud of its international reputation as a tourist hub.  It has beaches, supermarkets, cafes, restaurants and shops.  It is also a mecca for water based activities (Hole in the Rock, Swim with the Dolphins etc).

The Dolphin Motel, 69 Williams Road, Paihia. 
Dolphin Motel is a great place to base yourself when you are visiting, exploring and experiencing all that the Bay of Islands and the Far North has to offer. Dolphin Motel located in the heart of Paihia Township is an apartment style motel with studio, family, one and two bedroom units. A great base for all activities on and off the water. New 1 and 2 bedroom luxury apartments. Relax in the lovely deep bath tub, with large walk in shower. Great for those who wish to relax in style.
Please call Margaret at the Dolphin 0800 101 950 or +64 9 4028170 and mention “Twin Coast Cycle” for an extra discount.


Strategically situated at almost exactly the mid point of the Twin Coast Cycle Trail.  Kaikohe is a long established farming and service town with 2 supermarkets, shops and cafes.

Mid North Motor Inn, 158 Broadway, Kaikohe. 
A family run accommodation site situated roughly half-way between both east and west coasts. We provide 3 x studio units with a queen and 2 x single beds and 7 studio units with a queen and 1 single bed (Total 10 units). All units have parking outside their rooms. We offer shared kitchen and laundry facilities. We can provide breakfast, packed lunches and dinners for large groups. Within walking distance to all shops, supermarkets, cafes and takeaway food outlets. We live onsite and happy to assist with late arrivals, tour bookings and general enquiries/recommendations. RSA will provide cut lunches and dinner meals.
Please call Tracey on 09 405 3160 or 021 189 8360 and quote “Twin Coast Cycle” to discuss the best rates available.




Other Recommendations

Okaihau Okaihau Rail Stay Accommodation http://www.okaihaurailstay.co.nz 09 401 9770
Okaihau Macadamia Plantation Farm Stay http://www.farmstay.kiwi/ 022 412 9909
Kaikohe Mulga Bill’s Stopover http://mulgabillsstopover.co.nz/ 021 0225 3843
Ohaeawai Historic Paheke http://paheke.co.nz 09 405 9623
Horeke Riverhead Guest House http://www.riverhead-guesthouse-horeke.co.nz/ 09 401 9610