Cycle tour NZ's North island
Explore the lower half of the North Island and enjoy discovering the local wines
Enjoy a cycling vacation in a small group
Travel through the backroads and trails of the region by bike
Get out and explore the wonderful city of Wellington at the start or end of the trip
Discover the beauty of the Rangitikei, Ngaruroro and Whanganui Rivers.
Experience the freedom of riding and venture out in the picturesque countryside

Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay Back Roads

Duration
7 days
Site savings
$24
From
$2,310 USD

Ride stunning parts of rural North Island New Zealand you never knew existed on this fully supported Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay Backroads cycling trip. Bike along purpose-built cycleways, quiet rural roads and easy unsealed trails with picturesque postcard views through wine country, farmland and forest. Ride gently up the leafy Hutt Valley and over the forested Remutaka Ranges and visit the historic Martinborough Hotel, in the heart of Pinot Noir wine country. Head to Masterton on a pleasant touring route, enjoying stunning Wairarapa views of vineyards and farmland. Meet rare, New Zealand wildlife at the Mt Bruce National Wildlife Centre and enjoy the world-class Hawkes Bay wines in between pedalling on purpose-built bike paths.

  • Category
    Easy-going & Leisurely
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
    Agricultural
  • Distance
    208.2 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    34.8 miles
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Accommodation is in family-run motels and hotels  (3-4 star) which are rich in character, clean and comfortable and run by hosts that help add to your experience.

If you are traveling alone, the tour operator will arrange for you to share accommodation with another traveler of the same gender and if they cannot match you up they will provide a single room at no extra charge. If you prefer not to share, a single supplement is payable to guarantee your own room, however, these are limited to 2 per departure on a first-come, first-served basis.
   

Wallingford Homestead

Wallingford Homestead

Stay at this boutique homestead, offering peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings

Wallingford Homestead

Wallingford Homestead

Stay at this boutique homestead, offering peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings

The Martinborough Hotel

The Martinborough Hotel

Stay at this charming boutique hotel that's perfectly located in the middle of town

The Martinborough Hotel

The Martinborough Hotel

Stay at this charming boutique hotel that's perfectly located in the middle of town

River Valley Lodge

River Valley Lodge

Relish two nights in the natural surroundings of this lodge and enjoy all the activities on offer

River Valley Lodge

River Valley Lodge

Relish two nights in the natural surroundings of this lodge and enjoy all the activities on offer