Bay of Fires

Bay of Fires Shuttle

Come and ride the scenic Bay of Fires adventure trail. This amazing unique trail starts high up on the Blue Tier mountains and heads all the way down to the beach at the beautiful Bay of Fires coastline.  

Enjoy a a swim and relax at the end on the pristine white sand beach with crystal clear water.


Per Person

Inc 2

Trail Info

Bay of Fires

Whether you like to shred some serious super flow trail downhill or enjoy some cross country flow or just want a fun day on the trails this epic 42 km wilderness trail that starts at the top of the Blue Tier and winds all the way to Swimcart beach found on the beautiful and famous Bay of Fires coastline is for you.

Length – 42 km

Grade – Blue (Intermediate)

Ride Time – 3 to 5 Hrs

Elevation – 60% Down 40% Up

Start – Blue Tier trail head (1 hour drive from Derby)

Finish – Swimcart Beach, Bay of Fires


08:30 am – Shuttle departs from the main shuttle carpark at Derby.

09:30 am – Shuttle arrives at the top of the Blue Tier (toilet).

09:40 am – Ride the Bay of Fires trail all the way down to the Swimcart Beach.

11:00 am – Bus will meet you at the half way for morning tea/coffee and cake.

01: 00 pm- 02:30 pm – Arrive at the trail end and enjoy a break and a swim.

02:30 pm – Shuttle departs Swimcart Beach arriving back at Derby at approx. 4pm.

What to Pack

You will be riding on adventure trails that are remote and isolated so you need to be prepared. 

  • Bike in good working order,
  • Water,
  • Snacks,
  • Basic tools,
  • Repair kit,
  • Wind jacket,
  • Phone (limited reception)
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Change of clothes (leave in bus)
  • Lunch (leave in bus)

Please Note

  • Shuttle departs at 08:30 am from the Derby main shuttle carpark.
  • Practice good trail etiquette, Leave no trace and ride to your ability.
  • Basic trail grades: Green (easy), Blue (intermediate) and Black (hard).
  • We need a min of 3 passengers booked in total (not per booking) to run this service. If min numbers are not met we will contact you via email and text 48 hours before the departure time.
  • If you are running late please text or call 043 769 6060.
  • You are welcome to bring a change of clothes, swimmers or any lunch which can be left in the bus.

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