Highlights: Excellent views from high points north along coast, south towards Manukoko and down onto reefs. Bikeli-Pala fishing village and gardens. Seeing traditional fishing and seaweed harvesting.
Description: Follow coastal road north towards Bikeli-Pala. Road initially is flat and then has some steep uphill and downhill sections. As you get towards Bikeli-Pala, the biking becomes easier again. Road condition varies seasonally but is challenging.
Equipment/Footwear: Mountain bikes and gear (own equipment).
Variants: Continue bike ride further 0.6km (one way) to Bikeli hot springs (only visible at low tide); go up side road in the centre of Bikeli towards church to see more of the village.
Other: Only suitable for very experienced riders; morning departure definitely recommended to beat the heat.