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Awatere Valley tour

This gravel grind takes you to the Awatere Valley, including beautiful Pacific Ocean views from Yealands Estate Winery.

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This can be done quickly by the guns, treated as a day tour, or stretched out even further. Take a tent or book accommodation, and take your time to look around, do some wine tastings and take in the view.

The route is: Blenheim-Taylor Pass- Seddon-Marama-Waterfalls-Grassmere-Blind River-Cable Bay-Yealands Estate- Seddon-Redwood Pass-Blenheim.


All levels

Shared Pathway Etiquette

1. Keep left.
2. Cyclists should let pedestrians know when they are approaching by politely calling out or ringing a bell when approaching from behind.
3. Cyclists should pass on the right, when possible – unless the pedestrians are on the right in which case pass them in the safest way possible.
4. Cyclists should ride defensively and cycle at a speed that does not put others at risk.