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Information and Bookings


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0800 588 885 (NZ)
+64 3 525 8725

Mountain biking the Heaphy Track

The Heaphy Track is New Zealand's premiere multi-day single track ride.

View YouTube footage of one of our MTB groups in action.


Heaphy Track Transport for Mountain Bikers

See also our Heaphy Track transport for walkers.

Golden Bay Air offers complete Heaphy Track mountain bike transport services. We operate Heaphy Track flights and connecting shuttle transport from Karamea, Takaka, Motueka, Nelson and Wellington. Flights from other North and South Island centres are available on demand.

We provide wheel and bike bags to protect your equipment. We stow the bags side by side in our aircraft to avoid stacking.

Wrap up the country's most scenic bike ride with a scenic Golden Bay Air flight!

Heaphy Track Flight and Shuttle Fares

Choose from our Heaphy Track transport flights and shuttles below or take advantage of our backfill specials available on repositioning flights.

To/From Brown Hut
Takaka<>Brown Hut shuttle
Scheduled and on-demand


Brown Hut<>Takaka car relocation

$80 per vehicle
Nelson<>Brown Hut flight + shuttle:
Scheduled and on-demand


Nelson<>Brown Hut shuttle

$60pp min 6 fares
To/From Karamea
Scheduled and on-demand

Scheduled and on-demand

Scheduled and on-demand


Kohaihai<>Karamea shuttle
Scheduled and on-demand


Not available online. Please contact us to book the package in either direction


Heaphy Track Transport Package from Wellington

Specially priced package deals including all transport ex Wellington to either Brown Hut or Karamea are available throughout the year working in with our Wellington-Takaka schedule.

Any scheduled Wellington-Takaka flight


Takaka-Brown Hut shuttle
Scheduled and on-demand
Brown Hut-Karamea
Heaphy Track ride (DOC huts and campsites not included)
Scheduled and on-demand
Not available online. Please contact us to book the package in either direction

Heaphy Track Information

Between May and September each year, the Heaphy Track transforms from 'Great Walk' to 'Great Ride'. 80km of well graded single-track with some technical sections, traversing stunning scenery makes for a sensational multi-day ride.

If you need advice with planning any aspect of your journey, please contact us—we can help!

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