The Trail:

From the flanks of Mt Ruapehu to the coastal shores of Whanganui, the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail is a route encompassing the alpine majesty of Mt Ruapehu, historic coach road and bridle trails, tranquil indigenous forest via two National Parks, a jet boat transport option for the Whanganui River link to Pipiriki, and a sealed country road abundant with history and culture alongside the Whanganui River from Pipiriki to the Tasman Sea at Whanganui.


The trail is divided into several sections, as described below.

Ohakune Mountain Road

Ohakune Old Coach Road

Mangapurua Track

Whanganui River Road

Upokongaro to the Tasman Sea



 Alternative tracks and options on the Trail

Fishers Track

Kaiwhakauka Track