Dunes Trail Start

Dunes Trail Start

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Pakowhai ki Otutaopuku Bridge


Start your Motu Trails great ride here.

Family fun on a wide, easy trail that rolls 10km over sand dunes to the east of Opotiki. All off-road. Return the same way, add in the 4km Otara Stopbank Trail for more distance.


Feature Value Info


Opotiki District Council

Local government organisation


North IslandTairāwhiti GisborneOpotiki


  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Free

Operating Season And Hours

Open 24/7. Check out www.motutrails.co.nz for information, maps and services including shuttles and bike hire, or ask at the Opotiki i-SITE.


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DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Cymen Crick