Biker on the Wild Coast Track
Image: Dave Mitchel | ©



The Wild Coast Track traverses the rugged Turakirae coast between Wellington and the Wairarapa.

This track is part of the Remutaka Cycle Trail (Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails).

18 km one way

Walking and tramping

4–5 hours Easy: Walking track

Mountain biking

2–3 hr Intermediate: Grade 3

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Wellington/Kapiti information
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
About:   Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre provides visitor information for this area
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