Whanganui Rver Road

A beautiful Marae, notable church and convent, charming old flour mill, and other special sights tell their stories.

Distance: 65Km
Grade: 3
Average Time: 6-8 hours
Start: Pipiriki
Finish: Upokongaro

Following the Whanganui river as it flows towards the sea, this peaceful road blends sublime scenery with a series of delightful heritage sites, both Māori and European. Starting at Pīpīriki – gateway to Whanganui National Park – this long but leisurely ride undulates through small settlements perched high above the mighty river.

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