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glitch
30-01-2018, 03:02 PM
Touring The Trans-NZ ADV Route _ North Island

Segment 1. CAPE REINGA / AHIPARA *** SPECIAL *** (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6430)
Segment 2. AHIPARA TO WAIPU (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6432) (3 options)
Segment 3. WAIPU TO CLEVEDON (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6435)
Segment 4A-WESTERN routes_Clevedon to Woodville (2 options +extras) (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6502)
Segment 4B-EASTERN routes_Clevedon to Woodville (2 options + Extras) (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6503)
Segment 5. WOODVILLE TO WELLINGTON (photos by April 2019)



Touring The Trans-NZ ADV Route _ South Island...5334km

Segment 1. PICTON-TO-HANMER/CULVERDEN (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6424)
Segment 2. HANMER/ CULVERDEN TO FAIRLIE (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6425)
Segment 3. FAIRLIE TO NASEBY (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6426)
Segment 4. NASEBY TO CROMWELL (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6427)
Segment 5. CROMWELL TO MANAPOURI (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6428)
Segment 6. MANAPOURI TO THE CATLINS (SOUTH COAST) (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6429)








The Trans New Zealand ADV Touring Route...WHAT/WHY/HOW/WHERE? (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6423)



General NZ info and links (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6422)



http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/NZBCDR/NZBCDR_SI_001.jpg






[Please note that the Molesworth Station/ Acheron Rd. is a SEASONAL road (summer only),
check for status with the local DoC Office (ttps://goo.gl/v4rWPU)]


Picton -> Port Underwood -> Blenheim -> Dodson St. Beer Garden -> Taylors Pass -> Mt. Altimarloch -> -> Awatere Valley Rd. -> Molesworth Station -> Jollies Pass -> Hanmer Springs -> Culverden


MAP: https://goo.gl/iHuruY



Picton


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0368.JPG



Port Underwood

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0082.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0369.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0377.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0379.JPG


-> Blenheim


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0146.JPG

-> Dodson Street Beer Garden (http://dodsonstreet.co.nz/)


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_101.JPG


-> Taylors Pass

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0461.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0462.JPG


-> Mt. Altimarloch


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_067.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_084.JPG



-> Awatere Valley Rd. -> Molesworth Station


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0166.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0436.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0441.JPG


-> Jollies Pass

http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_136.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0411.JPG


-> Hanmer Springs

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0247.JPG



-> Hwy to Culverden

glitch
01-02-2018, 10:32 AM
Alternative A:

MAP: https://goo.gl/WkMLn1


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/NZBCDR/NZBCDR_SI_001a.jpg




Queen Charlotte Drv -> Kenepuru Sounds/ Camp Bay/ Endeavour Sound -> Wairau Valley -> Rainbow Rd. (~NZ$20 toll per bike) -> Jacks Pass -> Hanmer Springs -> Culverden


[ please note that the Rainbow Station Rd. is a SEASONAL road (26.Dec-Easter only),
check for status and access fees here: http://rainbowstation.co.nz/rainbow-access/ ]
(currently ~NZ$20 toll per bike)



Queen Charlotte Drv


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0361.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0364.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0365.JPG


-> Kenepuru Sounds/ Camp Bay/ Endeavour Sound


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0127.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0124.JPG


-> Wairau Valley

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0344.JPG

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0341.JPG

-> Rainbow Rd. (~NZ$20 toll per bike)

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0338.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0334.JPG

http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_109.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_112.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_119.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_128.JPG



-> Jacks Pass

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0253.JPG


-> Hanmer Springs

http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/16/NZ_SI/SweetAs_137.JPG


-> Culverden

glitch
01-02-2018, 01:29 PM
Alternative B:


Queen Charlotte Drv -> Havelock Mussels -> French Pass -> Nelson -> Inwood Lookout -> St. Arnaud -> Braeburn Track -> Murchison -> Maruia Saddle -> West Bank Rd. -> Lewis Pass -> Culverden




MAP: https://goo.gl/Dydz8C





http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/NZBCDR/NZBCDR_SI_001b.jpg




Queen Charlotte Drv



http://www.austouring.net/glitch/NZ_05/5/325.jpg


http://www.austouring.net/glitch/NZ_05/5/326.jpg


-> Havelock Mussels

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0354.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0355b.JPG



-> French Pass

http://www.austouring.net/glitch/NZ_05/5/323.jpg


-> Nelson

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0347.JPG


-> Inwood Lookout (pics courtesy of the Nelsontrails website)

http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/NZBCDR/NZBCDR_SI_04.jpg


http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/NZBCDR/NZBCDR_SI_03.jpg



-> St. Arnaud

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0384.JPG


-> Braeburn Track

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0324.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0348.JPG


-> Murchison

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0318.JPG


-> Maruia Saddle

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/13/NZ_SI_13/NZ_Feb13_0310a.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0373.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0372.JPG

-> West Bank Rd.

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0377.JPG


-> Lewis Pass


http://www.austouring.net/glitch/NZ_05/5/350.jpg


http://www.austouring.net/glitch/NZ_05/5/339.jpg

-> Culverden

asphalt
02-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Itīs FLAT enough ???:gluhttp://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0373.JPG

glitch
02-02-2018, 06:17 PM
Itīs FLAT enough ???:gluhttp://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/12/NZ/NZ_SI_2012_0373.JPG


It sure is , mate... :thumbs:
Beautiful little road and usually good for a roadbike + road-tyres.

I'll post up another 1000km of highlights for you over the weekend...it'll keep you busy for a while :-))))