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Less than one hour
The Yankee Trail winds along the Wainui Stream, then heads north to the US Marine Memorial. Here you can read about the American namesakes of this trail. The track gives great views of a scenic wetland and farmed hills - including plenty of sheep!
Pukerua Bay
Less than one hour
Ride south from Paekākāriki on the footpath edged between State Highway One and the rocky coast. Spot the Escarpment walkers high above, or even an orca if you're lucky. Stop at Pukerua Bay lookout to admire the huge views, and keep an eye out for Taranaki or Ruapehu in the far d
Whareroa Farm
1-2 hours
This is a spectacular mountain bike ride from the base of Whareroa Farm, with fantastic views down the valley and out to sea. An easy winding uphill is followed by an intermediate downhill track - the single-track twists, bends and bumps will keep you focused. Great for older kid
Queen Elizabeth Park
Less than one hour
A wonderful bike trail to Whareroa Beach and back for families and those wanting a scenic, sand-dune burst, ideal for those starting out mountain biking, offering coastal views and countless places to rest, play, picnic or swim.
Queen Elizabeth Park
Less than one hour
One of the best family-friendly biking opportunities in the Wellington region. Te Ara o Whareroa is a mainly-flat 6km sealed track on the inland side of the coastal sand dunes in Queen Elizabeth Park. It’s popular with all ages, from students biking to school in Raumati to older
Paekākāriki Village
Less than one hour
A leisurely bike ride along the village’s streets. Enjoy the views from high points at each end of the village, including the Memorial Lookout and Ames St Reserve.