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Section 1

Waitohi

Picton Elevation - Tuamarino

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Waitohi
Wairau
Awatere
Flaxbourne

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Kēkerengū
Waiau Toa

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Puhipuhi
Kaikōura

Waitohi

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Either start or finish your journey with an ice cream on the Picton foreshore! Heading south you'll enjoy the Para Wetlands, the Blue Hole and scenic views.

20.5 kilometers

56 minutes

Gentle climb, sweeping decent, Blue Hole, Para Wetlands

Note: sections of this trail are open, in construction and in design.  Please check the trail status on the google map.  


Starting at the top of the Picton Elevation take follow the signage and enjoy the sweeping downhill to Lindens Road. Continue your ride past the Koromiko Airport heading south along the Western side of the railway, crossing Speeds Rd anticipating a wonderful rest at the Blue Hole.  take a minute to enjoy the native plantings invigorating this special wetland.  


The trail then climbs gently around the Western edge of the Para Wetland providing magical views and wildlife encounter. Enjoy the wildlife in the Para Wetlands, and the ride through to Tuamarino, the site of Te Ārai o Wairau/The Wairau Affray.




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