Berm Buster Trail Ride Taupo

Event CategoryEvent Type
Offroad/Trail Trail Ride


When: Saturday, 10th - Sunday, 11th August 2024
Where: SH 5,Napier-Taupo Road, Taharua Rd, Wainui Forest.
District: Taupo

The event is located off Taharua Rd, SH 5 (Napier/Taupo Rd), about 25 minutes from Taupo. Arrows on SH 5 corner into Taharua then just past the one lane bridge, turn right into the forest (Homestead Road)

Classes: - Suitable for all abilities 2 wheels
- (NO quads or DOGS) this is a forestry rule.

The unique Taupo pumice makes it rideable in all weather, the rain improves the track. Over 100kms of rolling hills, winding gully’s, cranking firebreaks & jumps. Millions of berms and mega traction. Lots of variety! All main trails freshly groomed after each event! Pump up your skills on a variety of optional expert only trails, and there’s some purpose-built trails for the novice riders and for the kids too.

WEEKEND TRAIL INFORMATION (Tracks are changed during the year. Check at sign on for updates)

Trail Distance Arrows Description (1=EASY and 6=HARD)
KTM Trail 31km Fluro Has 7 optional Breakout Tracks GRADED 2-6
HUSQVARNA Trail 25km Fluro Has 4 optional Breakout Tracks GRADED 2-6
GASGAS Trail 15km Fluro Has 7 optional Breakout Tracks GRADED 2-6
MOTOREX Trail 10km Fluro Has 1 optional Breakout Track GRADED 2
Kids forest track 0.6km Fluro For kids on small bikes, No full size bikes please, unless looking after kids
Novice kids track 0.4km Fluro For kids learning to ride – no fast kids please!
Little Wittle track 0.1km Fluro Small and flat perfect for novice kids
MUD Track 3km Fluro Can get muddy but fun (by the kids tracks)
Organiser: Epic Events
Dee Kiernan Ph: 021 495 155
Sign in from: 8:00am
Starts at: 9:00am
Other details:

Link to document

Sign on from 8.00am.

Starts at: between 9.00-9:30am.

Tracks open: 9.00-9:30am to 3.00pm

Enter on the day by cash. No Eftpos.

Ride fees Saturday Adult
Child (under 11)
Youth 11-15
Family 2+3
Ride fees Weekend Adult
Child (under 11)
Youth 11-15
Family 2+3
Ride fees Sunday Adult
Child (under 11)
Youth 11-15
Family 2+3

Families Mum, Dad (parents) and their children, up yto 3 kids max, 15 years or younger

Fire extinguishes are compulsory for adult riders and can be bought on the day for $30 (this could go depending on supply). We do offer a return system and get $20 back

Food: Awesome Coffee, Great Food and Cold drinks for sale. New for 2024 Savanahs Food Cart

Demo Bikes and Hire Bikes at each event. Book hire bikes early. Bike service with Huka Honda.

Motorcycle & Accessories: Check out the display of motorcycles from AFC, plus some of the latest riding gear and great deals at the outlet store.

Accommodation: Lots of options in Taupo, pays to book early. There is camping in a paddock near the ride. (This is just a bear paddock there is only 1 Portaloo) No charge at this stage. This paddock is opened Friday afternoon.
Text Dee. No dogs, fires or riding around the paddock. Location is on the corner of the forest entrance road. This is a working forest so absolutely no entry to the forest before the event on Saturday and Sunday.