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Top of the South

By: jcf_nz
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Days: 12
Km: 2765
Posted: 18/12/2013
Updated: 18/12/2013
Types: Wine

Motorcycle Trip of about 10 - 14 days, departing from and returning to Hamilton. The trip is designed to be a holiday rather than a bike marathon, with relatively small distances of about 300km per day.
 Highlights - Cross the Alps twice, Hanmer Springs, explore Banks peninsular/Akaroa.
Day 1: Hamilton - Napier (290km)
Day 2: Napier- Wellington via SH 50, 2, (330km)late ferry to Picton.
Day 3: Picton - Westport (285km)
Day 4: Leisure day Westport.
Day 5: Westport - Hanmer Springs (Lewis Pass) 216km)
Day 6: Hanmer Springs - Akaroa (212km)
Day 7: leisure day Akaroa.
Day 8: Akaroa - Greymouth (311km)
Day 9: Greymouth - Nelson (286km)
Day 10: Leisure day Nelson
Day 11: Nelson - Picton (107km), mid morning ferry, Wellington - Whanganui (193km)
Day 12: Whanganui - Hamilton (SH4) (323km)

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