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Section 4

Flaxbourne

Seddon - Ward

Plan your ride

Waitohi
Wairau
Awatere
Flaxbourne

5
Planning
Kēkerengū
Waiau Toa

7
Planning
Puhipuhi
Kaikōura

Flaxbourne

Planning

Instagrammable shots of the salt work ponds (its the halobacteria), sea views and historically significant Te Ruakanakana/Lake Elterwater

39.3 kilometers

120+ minutes

Te Rae o Karaka view, Dominon salt works lake, Lake Ruakanakana, Ward refreshments.

From Seddon you head Northeast on Seaview Rd and climb 40m up to Yealand’s winery. Turning right onto Reserve Rd you head south for before turning onto the White Rd.


 After 600m the trail drops off the edge of the terrace, but before doing that you have the option of riding 1km further along the White Rd to a viewpoint that looks up and down the coast. The gravel trail finishes on Cable Station Rd which will take you to Blind River Rd, head down gravel road to Blind River rest area and around Lake Grassmere, an off-road trail follows the railway from Marfells Beach Rd, past Lake Elterwater to Ward Beach Rd.


The last section of the trail is on-road through to Ward. From there a brief ride on trail and back roads to Ward.



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