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Te Ara a Rangituhi - Camp Elsdon Car Park

Porirua, Wellington Region


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Camp Elsdon Car Park is an access point for mountain biking at Te Ara a Rangituhi, an acclaimed biking area in Porirua. This destination boasts a variety of trails that cater to all skill levels, from beginners to advanced riders.

We accessed one trail as being inclusive at this destination.

Nestled within the lush Porirua Scenic Reserve, the trails offer an exhilarating ride through native forests, across open ridgelines, and along scenic routes with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Te Ara a Rangituhi features well-maintained and clearly marked trails, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all riders. The trails are designed to provide a mix of technical challenges and flowing descents, making it a versatile destination for both recreational bikers and those seeking a more intense ride. Along the way, riders can enjoy panoramic views of Porirua Harbour, the Kapiti Coast, and the distant mountain ranges.

Camp Elsdon Car Park offers ample parking and basic amenities such as restrooms and picnic areas, making it an ideal starting and finishing point for your biking adventure.

Know before you go...

  • Check trail conditions and weather forecasts before heading out, as conditions can change quickly.

  • Wear appropriate safety gear, including a helmet and protective clothing.

  • Carry enough water, snacks, and a basic repair kit for your bike.

  • Stick to designated trails and respect the natural environment and other trail users.

Inclusive trails here

Te Ara Utiwai - Section 1

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Getting there

To reach Camp Elsdon Car Park, drive towards Porirua and follow signs to Elsdon. The car park is located at the end of Raiha Street, next to Camp Elsdon. Public transport options include buses that stop nearby, with a short walk to the car park.


Accommodation options, such as hotels, motels, and holiday parks, are available in nearby Porirua.


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