3 miles
Distance
811 ft
Climb
-808 ft
Descent
1,184 ft
High Point

A second medium loop option starting with Station Link, riding through new pine up on to Station Drive (part of the Rimutaka Cycle trail).

Turn left on to Station Drive and ride along part of the original railway line connecting Wellington with the Wairarapa until 1954.

Continue riding until you arrive at a T-Intersection, and take a right. Look out for the marked entrance to 2 Bee Line on the right hand side (not on the trail signage the trails that can be joined to from that trail).

Head up 2 Bee Line. There are bee hives off this trail, but keep calm, and keep riding and you'll be as sweet as the honey that is being produced from the surrounding manuka forests.

At the top of 2 Bee Line take a left and head out on to Goat Rock (you'll pass more bee hives). Turn right on Goat Rock and about 10 meters further along is the entrance to Taniwha.

Take Taniwha and Bee Line down to Station Drive. When on Station Drive take a right and on to G-Drop. Then descend back to the entrance to Station Link.

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Trails in Route

Station Link2,329 ft
Old Railway Line1 miles
Goat Rock92 ft
2 Bee Line3,599 ft
Goat Rock240 ft
Taniwha2,999 ft
Bee Line1,398 ft
G-Drop1,703 ft

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    Blue
  • Route Type
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  • Direction
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  • Altitude min
    540 ft
  • Altitude start
    540 ft
  • Altitude end
    543 ft
  • Grade
    0.012%
  • Grade max
    -51.586%
  • Grade min
    29.027%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,592 ft
Avg: 3 (1 votes)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Old Railway Line
      May 1, 2020 @ 7:22pm
      May 1, 2020
      Add the Flow K loop over in the Kaitoke side as well
      2 Bee Line
      Jan 15, 2020 @ 11:52pm
      Jan 15, 2020
      In good condition, a good way to get up to the top for taniwha linking into 250 east, for a good loop.
      Station Link
      Jan 7, 2020 @ 1:58am
      Jan 7, 2020
      Top rooty section has been covered with gravel to make it easier. Very dry.
      G-Drop
      Jan 6, 2020 @ 1:17am
      Jan 6, 2020
      Dry so can be taken at speed, don't forget there's a drop at the end though.
      Taniwha
      Jan 6, 2020 @ 1:10am
      Jan 6, 2020
      Running ok in fine weather. Spring growth has been cleared, but some ruts are still there from winter.
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