Peep-o-Day Drive on The Country Road

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Peep-o-Day Drive on The Country Road is a 60.8 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cheltenham, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for nature trips, birding, and scenic driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

60.8 km
1160 m
Point to Point

dog friendly

kid friendly


nature trips

scenic driving


An alternative driving route off SH1 between Taupo and Wellington. Dramatic, steep hill country. Spectacular views. If you like to take your time when you travel, have a camper van or a bike, this route on The Country Road will take you away from heavy traffic and provide spectacular high country vistas. Located between Taupo and Wellington off SH1, and more specifically between the small townships of Mangaweka and Cheltenham, near Feilding. Options along the way include viewing private gardens, visiting historic sites, spending time at the local campground and sharing a meal with the locals at the pub.