Valley View – Karapoti Loop
Akatarawa Forest | Advanced | 18 km return
Climb up Valley View Road from Tulsa Park until you pass the barn near Cannon Point Trig. Continue along Valley View Road, turning left on Airstrip Drive then right down Woolshed Road through pine plantations. Pass the woolshed and head down to McGhies Bridge.
Turn right and ride down Karapoti Gorge to Akatarawa Road. Return via Akatarawa Road, turning right into Bridge Road then follow the walkway alongside the Hutt River until you reach Totara Park. Ride along California Drive back to Tulsa Park.
Food and drink can be purchased at Birchville Dairy or in Totara Park Village.
In the area…
Riverfern Restaurant, Stonestead Devonshire Teas, Staglands Country Cafe, Kaitoke Country Gardens, Bluebank Blueberry farm, The Blueberry Farm and Bakehouse, Te Marua Golf Course, Disc Golf, Gliding, Wellington Family Speedway.