Road Cycling Rides

Motueka - shortcuts
Motueka - and more
Waimea West
Golden Downs
Lee Valley
Pelorus Bridge
Okiwi Bay

Motueka - and more

If you want more there are several options to make this ride longer or hillier.

Dovedale-Motueka River Valley

130km 500 m 4.5 h

Turn left into Neudorf Rd about 4km after Upper Moutere town. Follow this road to Dovedal. Turn right to Thorpe and right again when you reach the Motueka River Valley at Woodstock. Turn Right to follow the road to reach Motueka.

Marahau-Kaiteriteri Loop

140km 650 m 5 h

Ride right thru Motueka, soon after Riwaka you will come to T-intersection. Turn left and then right soon after to go over the Marahau Hill. At the bottom on the other side turn right and ride thru Kaiteriteri. 5km after Kaiteriteri you will come back to the T-intersection. Turn left here, ride back thru Riwaka, Motueka and back to Nelson.

Takaka Hill

150km 1450 m 6 h

Go towards Marahau Hill but donít turn right after the T-intersection. Get ready for a 900m climb to the top of Takaka Hill. (The record from the Shooters Bar to the top is 41 mins.)

Motueka and more road cycling Map