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Section 3

Awatere

Blenhem Railway Station - Seddon

Plan your ride

Waitohi
Wairau
Awatere
Flaxbourne
Kēkerengū
Waiau Toa
Puhipuhi
Kaikōura

Awatere

Open

Ride under the watchful gaze of of the 2885m Tapuae-ō-Uenuku
and enjoy Redwood Pass views, historic Awatere Bridge, and jaw dropping views from the White Road across Clifford Bay to Te Rae-o-te-kōhaka

32.4 kilometers

120+ minutes

Tapuae-o-Uenuku views, historic rail bridge, Seddon Pies and ice-cream

Leaving Blenheim, head East on the sealed shared pathway to Riverlands Cob Cottage, then follow the gravel trail through Pernod Ricard vineyard and cross SH1. 


After 700m you pass the Roadhouse coffee stop, then continue East to Redwood Pass Rd.  Follow the road climbing over Redwood Pass (179m), on sealed then gravel road to the pass rest area, built by the Blenheim South Rotary Club.Take a last look back at the Wairau Valley and leaving the Redwood Pass Rest Area enjoy the ride down 3km of gravel and back onto seal to the next rest area and toilet at Constellation vineyard.


Continuing on the sealed road to almost SH1, then back onto trail to the Awatere Bridge reserve, across the new bridge, then on trail around the back of the golf course to Nursery road and follow the blue line into Seddon central.



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