Take an easy self guided cruise around the coast from Days Bay to the Orongorongo Valley by mountain bike. Take in Pencarrow's lakes and lighthouses, Baring Head's WW2 bunkers, amazing views of the Kaikoura Ranges, and Turakirae's seal colony.
Start your day collected from your Wellington accommodation at 9am to catch the East by West Ferry. Cruise across the harbour to your base in Days Bay to collect your mountain bike and safety gear, customised to your height and riding preferences.
Jump in the saddle and explore Eastbourne with it’s many bays and cafes. From Eastbourne head out to Pencarrow Head - home to lakes Kohangapiripiri and Kohangatera (NZ's last relatively unmodified wetland system) and NZ's first lighthouse.
Carry on to Baring Head with World War 2 bunkers and amazing views of the South Island’s Kaikoura Ranges, then visit Wellington's largest fur seal colony at Turakirae Head before meeting the shuttle at Orongorongo.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
Please wear casual, comfortable clothing and suitable footwear.
This trail crosses a very small stretch of private land - the owners are cyclist friendly, but please always be courteous and considerate.
This experience takes place from Days Bay to the Orongorongo Valley with transfers from Wellington.