Tour Aotearoa is New Zealand’s longest bikepacking event. Stretching 3,000km from Cape Reinga to Bluff it follows a combination of cycle trails, tracks, paths and lanes connected by the most enjoyable country roads available.


Date: February 17

Time: 7:00 am


Cost: Free

Event Website

Organizer: Jonathan Kennett


Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga, New Zealand

Tour Aotearoa is a 3,000 km bikepacking adventure from Cape Reinga at top of New Zealand, to Bluff a the bottom. Riders must finish between 10 and 30 days. It is a brevet, not a race. Riding conditions vary from rough single track, to beaches, to dirt roads, gravel roads, sealed roads, cycle lanes, trails and paths, and 5 boat trips. There are spaces for 1000 riders, and as of 7 July 2019, we have 883 starters.

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