Situated on the doorstep of New Zealand’s ‘coolest little capital’, Wellington, the trail connects the city with the expansive Wairarapa Valley. It is suitable for a range of ages and abilities, and can be ridden in sections over one, two or three days.
More about the regions
The Rimutaka Cycle Trail traverses the greater Wellington and Wairarapa regions, including the Hutt Valley. For comprehensive information about each area's accommodation, sights and activities, and to make bookings on the different sections of the trail, visit:
More cycling in Wellington
The Great Harbour Way is a route around Te Whanganui-a-tara, the harbour of Wellington. You can cycle along the water’s edge of the entire harbour coastline.
Wellington is also home to around 300km of mountain biking trails. From hardcore rides for dedicated mud hounds, to fun cruises through the bush, there's something for everyone.