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Running from just off SH2 North of Gisborne, Waimate Valley Road – Hokoroa Roads gives a inland gravel alternative to SH35 up the coast. This is one l[See the full post and comment at: Waimate Valley – Hokoroa Road]
We travelled this road during the Easter weekend fully loaded with tent etc and the dog! Fully recommend. Take your time and make sure there hasn’t been any rain for a few days. In the shadows there was still a little moisture lying around which made things very interesting. Also, DON’T follow the gps. Exploring the off-roads were also very interesting but not necessary….. Rather large pot holes kept us on our toes.
After really enjoying our earlier ride up the Waimata Valley Road, we are planning on doing this again over ANZAC weekend – in the car this time as a reconnaissance for a future ride. Will extend much further north eventually coming out below Ruatoria. Taking the toothbrush just in case we get lost down some of the no exits….. haha