State 38 Waikaremoana Shuttle Service

State 38 Shuttle Service provides a shuttle from one end of the Waikaremoana Great Walk to the other, or to get from Wairoa to Lake Waikaremoana and return.

State 38 operates a Nissan Serena and can carry 5 people and their packs. For larger groups a minibus can be hired if plenty of notice is given.

The trip from Wairoa to Onepoto at the southern end of Lake Waikaremoana takes about 1 hour while the trip from Hopuruahine is about 1 hour 40 minutes depending on weather, road conditions etc. 

Please contact for bookings well in advance to ensure availability of the driver.