Rimutaka Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews

Rimutaka Trail is a 10.7 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cross Creek, Wellington Region, New Zealand that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

10.7 miles 2559 feet Point to Point




mountain biking

nature trips

rails trails

trail running




wild flowers


  • Summit
    There is a shelter here, and a toilet and a bunch of old rusting railway engine bits. There are also picnic tables.
    -41.14455, 175.19708
  • Pakuratahi Tunnel
    First tunnel from the carpark
    -41.11754, 175.18059
  • Summit Tunnell
    580m long
    -41.14617, 175.19642
  • Cross Creek
    -41.16714, 175.21590
  • Siberia Tunnel
    -41.15647, 175.19936
  • Prices Tunnel
    98m long
    -41.16073, 175.19862
  • Lookout
    Lookout on the right going down
    -41.15522, 175.19652
trail running
9 months ago

9 months ago

This is a great trail, bit of a climb up to the summit but defintely runnable. There are tunnels so take a head torch (or other light). Once at the top, it id downhill to the carpark.