OverviewTrail Status: Open
Ohakune — Taihape (5-7 hours, 77km)
Warning: This stretch of highway should only be ridden from north to south, as the there is not adequate shoulder width on the west side of the highway to ride from south to north.
Take Kiwimap Wanganui, Marton, Taihape.
There is a 3km section along State Highway 1 to Taihape. It takes about 13 minutes to cycle. Pay attention and cycle with care along this busy 100 kph section.
There are services and accommodation at Ohakune and Taihape only.
Acknowledgment: The information for this write up is from Classic New Zealand Cycle Trails by the Kennett Brothers.