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Timber Trail Lodge,
Piropiro Pureora Forest Park,
PO Box 52, Te Kuiti 3910



Directions to our shuttle base at Ongarue - the trail end point, and where shuttles depart from.

Our shuttle base, where shuttles depart for Timber Trail Lodge, or the start of the trail at Pureora, is located near the trail end at Ongarue.

The shuttle base, which has secure parking, is the arranged pick up location for customers who have booked the all-inclusive ‘package’ lodge accommodation with us, as well as 'shuttle only' services.

Please allow plenty of time for your journey, to arrive in plenty of time before your scheduled departure. With many customers’ needs being catered for it is important that this service runs to schedule.

Heading along State Highway 4 turn onto Ongarue-Waimiha Road, you'll see signs and turn-off to our base 200 metres along the road.

GPS coordinates for shuttle base are: -38.5849375,175.1046154


Directions to Timber Trail Lodge - Piropiro

If you are coming from the north (Auckland, Hamilton etc) come via Te Kuiti and follow State Highway 30 towards Benneydale.

If you are coming from the east (Rotorua, Taupo etc) also follow State Highway 30 via Benneydale.

Turn off SH30 onto Waimiha Rd towards Waimiha. Drive 15km then turn left on to Ongarue Stream Road, following the signs to Piropiro.

If you are coming from the south come via Taumarunui, turn off State Highway 4 towards Ongarue onto Ongarue-Waimiha Road. Drive about 20km past the small town of Waimiha, and turn right onto Ongarue Stream Road, following the signs to Piropiro.

Continue on Ongarue Stream Road for 6km then take a right onto Kokomiko Road, still following the signs to Piropiro. Once you start on the unsealed section of road, you have another 15km left to reach the Piropiro camp area. Please drive carefully as this section of road is narrow and winding.

When you get to Piropiro drive through the camping area and turn right, following the signs to the lodge.

The GPS coordinates for the lodge are: -38.634865102427476, 175.4951126128435

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