15 miles
Distance
1,205 ft
Climb
-1,199 ft
Descent
272 ft
High Point

This a 24.26 km round trip tour through some of scenic areas of Porirua, New Zealand. The loop takes you past the Porirua harbour, through Bothamley park, Whitby and round the Pauatahanui Inlet. There is much to see and do along the route so it makes for a good day out. Highlights along the route are:
• Aotea Lagoon Park,
• Police college museum
• Gear homestead café and gardens, ride through Adrenaline Forest
• Bothamley Park
• Whitby Walkways
• Pauatahanui Cafes
• Pauatahanui Wildlife Reserve
• Te Ara Piko Pathway along the Pauatahanui Inlet
• Camborne walkway along the colourful Mana boatsheds
• Mana beach and Marina
90% of the route is over shared bike and walk ways. The route is easy going with a total ascent of 211.89 m and has a maximum elevation of 89.89 m. It is suitable for e-bikes.
Train stations at Paremata and Porirua are along the route
This route was created by Tineke86923823 on 01/21/2019. View other maps that Tineke86923823 has done

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Whitby Walkway2,539 ft

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  • Route Type
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  • Direction
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  • Physical rating
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More Stats for Porirua - Great Cycle Loops - Parks and Harbours mountain bike route
  • Altitude start
    8 ft
  • Altitude end
    13 ft
  • Grade
    0.006%
  • Grade max
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  • Grade min
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  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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