Did you know you can also hire our bikes from The Boatshed - Days Bay? Extend the Pencarrow trails by starting in Days Bay, or coordinate with the East by West ferry from Wellington to create an awesome day trip.
Note that the road from Days Bay to The Bike Shed can get quite busy during summer - always wear a helmet and look out for other road users. Turn right at Marine Parade to avoid traffic and link up with the coastal cycle trail (this meets Muritai Road again just before The Bike Shed).
Days Bay to Marine Parade Intersection 0.9km
Marine Parade to Muritai Road 2.8km
Muritai Road to The Bike Shed 0.8km
Bike any road-safe bike will be fine, from road bikes to mountain bikes. Nothing fancy required.
Tyres any road-safe tyres will do. Always take a pump and a spare tube so that you can vary the tyre pressure to suit the conditions, and be covered in case of puncture.
Clothing dress to the conditions (usually shorts and tshirt with a jersey in reserve, though you may wish to take thermals as well), and always take a light jacket. Closed shoes recommended.
AMENITIES / SERVICES
Cellphones complete coverage with all providers
Toilets public toilets in Days Bay and 150m north of The Bike Shed
Food plenty of cafes and shops in Days Bay and Eastbourne - try a real fruit ice cream from The Boatshed! The Bike Shed also has snacks and drinks for sale.
Water drinking fountains and taps in Days Bay and Eastbourne