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Rimutaka Cycle Trail

Opened in 2014 the scenic Rimutaka Cycle Trail is one of New Zealand’s Great Rides, and has fast gained fame for its unique combination of pasture-land, historical rail tunnel, and Pacific Coastline scenery that combine on the cycle loop from Wellington.

 

EStarting in the creative and culinary capital, Wellington, it travels North along the Hutt River before connecting onto a series of historical rail tunnels that guide you up, over and through the Rimutaka Mountain Range. Cyclists re-emerge in the pastoral flats of the Wairarapa before heading South towards the dramatic Palliser Bay Coastline, and of course Wharekauhau Country Estate

 

Why not recover and pamper yourself at Wharekauhau Country Estate for a couple of nights? Contact the lodge for pricing options.

 

Inclusions:

-Two nights’ accommodation in a Cottage Suite

-Daily full country breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and canapes, four course dinner.

-A welcome bottle of chilled Louis Roederer Champagne waiting for you in your Cottage Suite.

-2x 90 minute massages

-ATV quad bike tour of the Wharekauhau Estate

 

Option 1: Continue along the Pacific coast part of the trail and cycle the Ocean Beach to Orongorongo Station portion of the trail

 

Or,

 

Option 2: Have a driver return you to Featherston where you can catch the train back to Wellington and see the scenery from the more modern trains that connect the two regions. Note transfers have an additional fee attached

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