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Escape your routine, get out in nature and enjoy Wellington’s big backyard
The journey to Eastbourne’s Pencarrow Lighthouse by bike or by foot makes for a memorable day out
Get up close and personal to the spectacular Putangirua Pinnacles on the Wairarapa coastline
The Escarpment Track is renowned for its hundreds of steps but the spectacular views of the Kāpiti coastline and beyond make it all worthwhile
Just a short distance from the city lies a park with award-winning mountain biking trails. Loved by Wellingtonians and visitors alike
From coasts and hills to climb and explore, to arts and culture and delicious kai, Porirua City is jam-packed with activities for the whole whānau to enjoy
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If you’re keen to explore some of Wellington’s extensive network of trails and tracks with friends and/or whānau then check out these must-try options
Stuck on which trail to explore first in the sunny Wairarapa? Whether you’re up for a light to moderate walk, run or bike ride, the trails below are a must to try.
Take your pick from our top five family-friendly trails below, tick one off your list, then re-energise with some local coffee and kai.
With around 3,000 hectares of parks, reserves, bush-clad hills, walkways and tracks, the Hutt Valley is an adventure lover’s paradise. Try out one of these top trails in Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt below.
Want to escape the city and experience some of the best trails that the Wellington region has to offer? Look no further than Kāpiti.