Green Jersey Explorer Tours

Images credit: Lucia Zanmonti Photography.
Explore the Remutaka Cycle Trail with Green Jersey – the only Qualmark-accredited tour operator on the trail. Our professional, experienced team can help you with everything from easy day rides to multi-day tours, with e-bike upgrades available.

Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Tour

An easy day trip with an adventurous edge, this ride showcases the scenery and fascinating history of the Remutaka (formerly Rimutaka) Rail Trail. Admire pretty riverside scenes and waterfalls as you wind gently up through a lush, forested valley. Pass through five tunnels and across several notable bridges on your way between many other curious railway relics. You'll also enjoy a fun downhill with great views around every corner. Suitable for riders of most abilities, we offer two distance options (17km or 40km) on this classic, unguided Remutaka ride. Wellington pick-up included.

Duration: 8–10 hours
Cost: from $180

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Two-day Tuffy

An achievable adventure for fitter cyclists, this tour sees you complete the full Remutaka Cycle Trail over two, approximately 60km days. Day one starts from our Petone base, from where you’ll follow the picturesque Hutt River up to the Rail Trail and over the Remutaka ranges to rural Wairarapa. Day two begins with a ride through strikingly beautiful countryside before the challenging but utterly spectacular section along the Wild Coast. Tour inclusions: two lunches, one dinner and breakfast, plus one night’s accommodation.

Duration: 2 days
Cost: from $379
MTB option: add $75
E-bike option: add $120

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Three-day Remutaka Cycle Trail Adventure

Explore the Remutaka Cycle Trail on our fully supported 3-day/2-night ride. Take in peaceful riverside scenery, forested mountain ranges, fascinating railway relics and idyllic rural country before the grand finale of the legendary Wild Coast with its rugged beauty and wildlife. An additional overnight stay in boutique Martinborough Wine Village is also available. Tour inclusions: shuttles, gourmet food & snacks, three lunches, two dinners and two breakfasts.

Duration: 3 days
Cost: from $599
MTB option: add $100
E-bike option: add $175

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Contact Green Jersey Explorer Tours
P 0800 239 7567