There's plenty of great places to stay, all around the Rimutaka Cycle Trail, though they can be a bit hard to find! We've done our research, and recommend the below providers.

Bookings can be made either through Cycle Rimutaka (best if you're also hiring some gear or using some of our other services), or directly with the providers themselves.

Note all products and services are subject to our terms and conditions


Morning Shuttles - depart Wellington 8.30am


  • Wellington to Petone/Seaview/Days Bay (start of Hutt River Trail) $30
  • Wellington to Maymorn/Kaitoke (start of Rimutaka Incline Trail) $70
  • Wellington to Cross Creek/Ocean Beach $110

Afternoon Shuttles - departure times below

  • Ocean Beach to Wellington 2.00pm $110
  • Cross Creek (end of Rimutaka Incline) to Wellington 2.30pm $110 
  • Kaitoke/Maymorn (end of Hutt River Trail) to Wellington 3.00pm $70
  • Orongorongo (end of Wild Coast Trail) to Wellington 4.45pm $70
  • Days Bay/Seaview/Petone to Wellington 5.30pm $30

Examples:  Wellington to Maymorn (with bike hire) $55, Days Bay to Ocean Beach $80, Orongorongo to Petone $40, Orongorongo to Wellington (with bike hire) $55 (without bike hire) $70 

Baggage Transfers - from $15 per person

$15 per person, per bag transfer (with bike hire, $25 per person otherwise). We can pick up and drop bags anywhere along the trail, and from accommodation providers close by. Additional charges may apply for large amounts of baggage, and we need at least two shuttle passengers booked in each day to operate (if no other bookings you're welcome to pay the shuttle rates to get baggage transferred). Accommodation we support includes (but is not limited to!):

  • The Lake Ferry Hotel
  • The Woolshed
  • Wairongomai Homestead