This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or do the best bits from Whangamomona in a day

Forgotten World Highway

This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or do the best bits from Whangamomona in a day

Forgotten World Highway

This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or do the best bits from Whangamomona in a day

2-3 Days Stratford to Whangamomona
  • Highlights:
  • Mountain Saddles
  • Tunnel
  • River Gorge
 
DETAILS

This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or it is possible to also do the best bits in a day.

All sections of this trail have a grade 4 rating, so this trail is not for the faint hearted and is recommended for fit and experienced cyclists. If doing the entire trip over multiple days stops are recommended at the following: Day 1: Taumarunui to Tahora Saddle (77km 5-8 hours) Day 2: Tahora Saddle to Purangi (45km 3-5 hours) Day 3: Purangi to New Plymouth (63km 4-6 hours)

To do just the best bits, be sure to take a look at the trips offered but the companies above.

USEFUL LINKS
The NZ cycle trail - Forgotten Highway


Trips

Bike | Stratford district
Eastern Taranaki Experience
$125 - $155 per person

Bike Hire

Bike Hire | Stratford district
Eastern Taranaki Experience
This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or do the best bits from Whangamomona in a day

Forgotten World Highway

This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or do the best bits from Whangamomona in a day

Forgotten World Highway

This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or do the best bits from Whangamomona in a day

2-3 Days Stratford to Whangamomona
  • Highlights:
  • Mountain Saddles
  • Tunnel
  • River Gorge
 
DETAILS

This 185km 2-3 day ride follows one of New Zealands' oldest touring routes, or it is possible to also do the best bits in a day.

All sections of this trail have a grade 4 rating, so this trail is not for the faint hearted and is recommended for fit and experienced cyclists. If doing the entire trip over multiple days stops are recommended at the following: Day 1: Taumarunui to Tahora Saddle (77km 5-8 hours) Day 2: Tahora Saddle to Purangi (45km 3-5 hours) Day 3: Purangi to New Plymouth (63km 4-6 hours)

To do just the best bits, be sure to take a look at the trips offered but the companies above.

USEFUL LINKS
The NZ cycle trail - Forgotten Highway


Trips

Bike | Stratford district
Eastern Taranaki Experience
$125 - $155 per person

Bike Hire

Bike Hire | Stratford district
Eastern Taranaki Experience