PAN PAC MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK

Just 10 minutes drive north of Napier on the East Coast of the North Island, one of New Zealand’s largest and very highly regarded Mountain Bike Parks is located.
Set within the privately owned, productive working, Pan Pac ‘Tangoio’ Forest is the Hawkes Bay Mountain Bike Club’s purpose built facility, known internationally as
Pan Pac Mountain Bike Park“.

PAN PAC MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK STATUS:

  • Replanted Block = OPEN – 210ha : 9km (Some restrictions – READ HERE)
  • Mill Block = OPEN (Tinker Road is Out-of-Bounds) – 317ha : 36km
  • Tait Block = CLOSED (logging) – 300ha
  • Waipunga Block = CLOSED (logging) – 370ha


RideNZ-image290m of elevation at the highest peak allows tremendous views across the Bay and plenty of scope for a huge variety of trails, currently with approx 44km of purpose-built mountain bike trails, plus many km of quiet forestry roads and 4×4 tracks to cater for all levels of rider ability – from the novice beginner through to the experienced professional. Refer to the above notice for which areas are currently closed.

Enquiries about these trails, please contact the HBMTBC Parks Manager – Ross Mepham, 022 544 0069, or ross.parks@nowmail.co.nz

In an Emergency – If you have an accident that requires an ambulance, then please follow the following procedure:

  • Ring 111 – ask for Hawkes Bay Ambulance
  • Depending on the injury, if the rider can get themselves out to the carpark to meet the ambo there, otherwise –
  • Give Rescue ID # on nearest track sign (call centre to pass this onto ambo driver/rescue chopper)
  • Ambulance call centre will decide on if to send an ambulance or chopper, depending on the injury.
  • Wait for their arrival at that location
  • NB: Riders don’t need to worry about contacting PanPac to arrange getting the ambo into the Mill Block – as they ‘should’ already have a Park map marked with the rescue ID labels and an access route into this area.
  • The Rescue ID # on each track sign, references a pre-loaded GPS location.

RESCUE LABELS: You will find a rescue ID label on all track signs and map boards, each with a unique ID# and a GPS point. These ID# are marked on a trail map that should be in every Ambulance in the district & the rescue chopper – meaning you only need to give the ID# to locate where an injured rider is. Note – mobile reception is a bit non-existent in the lower /valley areas of the forest.


TRAIL DETAILS:

TRAIL NAME & STATUS

Beginner

LENGTH

VIDEO

Whippitt 0.8km .
 Easy
Gateway
Boars Nest
Dragonfly
Lorax
Shags Landing  
Escalator
Smooth Operator
Rooster
Blowhole
Snoopy
Once-ler
1.0km
0.8km
1.0km
1.3km
1.4km
1.1km
1.8km
0.2km
1.1km
1.0km
1.3km
video
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 Intermediate
Tinker 
Skyline 

Mint 

Mr Whippy
Grand Traverse 

Sleepy Hollow
Tumeke
Stingray 

Tigger
Wonky Donkey 

Centipede
Oliver’s Twist
Rollie
Dun’n’Dusted
Fat Mans Doom 
2.15km
0.8km
1.2km
1.1km
3.1km
0.9km
0.7km
0.9km
0.5km
1.8km
0.6km
1.6km
0.5km
0.9km
1.2km
video
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video
video
video
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video
video
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 Advanced
Minefield 
Sweeper – CLOSED for next 3 years
Spoon – CLOSED Permanently
Cannonbal Lector 
Northface 
2.0km
2.0km
0.9km
2.0km
2.7km
video
video
video
video
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Expert
Crispy Chips
Wish U Were Here
Learn 2 Fly
Tardis
0.85km
1.1km
0.5km
0.85km
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video
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video

CARPARKextn-2016

Mill Block Carpark including new extension

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