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Old 30-01-2018, 03:02 PM   #1
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Default Trans_NZ__South Island....1. Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden

Touring The Trans-NZ ADV Route _ North Island

Segment 1. CAPE REINGA / AHIPARA *** SPECIAL ***
Segment 2. AHIPARA TO WAIPU (3 options)
Segment 3. WAIPU TO CLEVEDON
Segment 4A-WESTERN routes_Clevedon to Woodville (2 options +extras)
Segment 4B-EASTERN routes_Clevedon to Woodville (2 options + Extras)
Segment 5. WOODVILLE TO WELLINGTON (photos by April 2019)



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

Segment 1. PICTON-TO-HANMER/CULVERDEN
Segment 2. HANMER/ CULVERDEN TO FAIRLIE
Segment 3. FAIRLIE TO NASEBY
Segment 4. NASEBY TO CROMWELL
Segment 5. CROMWELL TO MANAPOURI
Segment 6. MANAPOURI TO THE CATLINS (SOUTH COAST)








The Trans New Zealand ADV Touring Route...WHAT/WHY/HOW/WHERE?



General NZ info and links










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



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






Port Underwood













-> Blenheim




-> Dodson Street Beer Garden





-> Taylors Pass







-> Mt. Altimarloch









-> Awatere Valley Rd. -> Molesworth Station











-> Jollies Pass







-> Hanmer Springs





-> Hwy to Culverden
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Old 01-02-2018, 10:32 AM   #2
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Default Re: Trans_NZ__South Island_Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden

Alternative A:

MAP: https://goo.gl/WkMLn1







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











-> Kenepuru Sounds/ Camp Bay/ Endeavour Sound








-> Wairau Valley





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



















-> Jacks Pass




-> Hanmer Springs




-> Culverden
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Old 01-02-2018, 01:29 PM   #3
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Default Re: Trans_NZ_South Island_Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden

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










Queen Charlotte Drv









-> Havelock Mussels








-> French Pass




-> Nelson




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








-> St. Arnaud




-> Braeburn Track







-> Murchison




-> Maruia Saddle









-> West Bank Rd.




-> Lewis Pass







-> Culverden
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Old 02-02-2018, 05:40 PM   #4
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Default Re: Trans_NZ_South Island....Picton_to_Hanmer/ Culverden

Itīs FLAT enough ???
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Old 02-02-2018, 06:17 PM   #5
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Itīs FLAT enough ???

It sure is , mate...
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 :-))))
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