Route Info

The Coastal Challenge

Day 1: Thursday 18th

Distance: 104km

Starting point: McKay Stadium, Kensington, Whangarei
Finishing in the beautiful Northland town of Russell.

Starting time: Group 4: 9-30am, All other Groups: 10-00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 1 course map

The Coast to Coast Flyer

Day 2: Friday 19th

Distance: 89km

Starting point: Village Green, Paihia
Day 2 sees the tour head from the East to the West Coast. Ride across New Zealand through the rural Northland  country side finishing in the stunning Hokianga Region.

Starting time: 9:00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 2 course map

The Kauri Bush Trail

Day 3: Saturday 20th

Distance: 83km

Starting point: Opononi Hotel SH12, Opononi
Leaving Opononi and the Hokianga Harbour behind, The tour will head for the Waipoua Forest, where the beauty and splendour of the giant Kauri trees and native bush can be enjoyed before ending up in Dargaville.

Starting time: Group 4: 8-30am, All other Groups: 9-00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 3 course map

The Twin Coast Trail

Day 4: Sunday 21st

Distance: 83km

Starting point: Band Rotunda, Dargaville
The finish of the event will be in Pompallier School area. (exact details to be finalised) Riders will then make there way down to McKay Stadium, Kensington for final Prize Giving.

Starting time: Group 4: 8-00am, Group 3A and 3B: 8-30am
All other Groups: 9-00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 4 course map