Route Info

The Coastal Challenge

Day 1: Thursday 16th

Distance: 104.3km

Climbing: 1467m

Starting point: McKay Stadium, Kensington, Whangarei.
Finishing in the beautiful Northland town of Russell.

Starting time: Group 4: 9-30am, All other Groups: 10-00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 1 course map

The Inland Flyer

Day 2: Friday 17th

Distance: 69km

Climbing: 818m

Starting point: Village Green, Paihia
Day 2 see the Tour head to Kerkeri through the rural Northland countryside finishing in the stunning Kerekeri. A early finish which should leave time for some R&R and sightseeing on the local area.

Starting time: Group 4 – 10:00am, Group 3A & B 10:30am, Group 1 & 2 11:00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 2 course map

The Matauri Bay Loop

Day 3: Saturday 18th

Distance: 84km

Climbing: 1377m

Starting point: Kainui Winery, Kerikeri
Leaving Kerikeri the tour will head further north around the bays. The beauty and splendor of this loop will amaze you! (If you have time to look)

Starting time: Group 4 10:00am, Group 3A & 3B 10:30am, Group 1 & 2 11:00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 3 course map

The Inland Express

Day 4: Sunday 19th

Distance: 106km + 10km to Kensington

Climbing: 1296m

Starting point: Kerikeri Domain, Kerikeri
A long day to finish the tour, but the end is in sight! A pleasant ride down the center of the Northland region. The finish of the event will be Maunu Tennis Club. Riders will then make there way down to McKay Stadium, Kensington for final Prize Giving.

Starting time: Group 4: 8-00am, Group 3A and 3B: 8-30am
All other Groups: 9-00am

BDO Tour of Northland Day 4 course map