Epic has a great relationship with all local B&B's , farmstays, campsites, holiday parks and motels. Epic works well with all of the establishments to provide customers with a seamless experience. We recommend all of the accommodation options we have linked below!



On the Timber Trail


Camp Epic is the newest accommodation on Timber Trail. Situated right on the Trail at almost exactly halfway, it is perfectly located for Timber Trail users. Stay in one of our large twin room canvas tents. and relax by the camp fire. With communal kitchen and bathroom facilities, Camp Epic is a comfortable way to camp and experience the outdoors. Check our packages page for package options.


A basic free campground based next to Epic's base in Ongarue. The campground has a small shelter kindly donated by the Te Araroa Trust with a water supply. Plenty of grassy area for setting up tents or park your campervan in the carpark. There is also a basic DOC toilet located on site.


Near the Timber Trail


Situated 2kms down a private driveway off SH4, only 5min from Epic's base in Ongarue. Wairere Cottage sits peacefully on our working sheep & beef farm. Makes it an ideal base to kick off your Epic Timber Trail adventure or break up that trip home after!


Alexander Motel would like to offer a 10% discount on accommodation for all guests doing an Epic Cycle Adventure tour when booked direct with us through our website, by email or phone. We are proud to offer modern, spotlessly clean, self contained accommodation.  We are located a few minutes walk from the centre of Taumarunui, yet away from the noise of the railway line and State Highway 4. With safe off street parking, next to the RSA and close to other cafes and shopping.


Email enquiries@alexandermotel.co.nz Phone 07 895 8501


Blackfoot lodge is designed to give you a mountain batch feel while still providing the amenities to make your stay enjoyable. It has a modern bathroom with shower and a kitchen equipped with a microwave, kettle, and mini fridge. Guests are able to enjoy an outdoor area with table and chairs.


At Earthsounds Country Cottage we offer a place to rest your head in a natural country environment while still being only 5 minutes from town.  The 400 acres are yours to wander over and the river that meanders through the property is a swimmers dream.  You are more than welcome to join in the farm activities.


Moketenui Station is a working sheep and beef farm in the heart of the King Country located only 20 mins from start of the Timber Trail. Stand on the deck and view the beautiful countryside. Enjoy the peace and quiet and relax in the newly refurbished Shearers Quarters.