Walkways & Cycleways

We offer a number of walkways and cycleways in the Tasman/Kina area of varying fitness levels. See the map below how to locate each one. You will note that it is possible to link with Tasman's Great Taste Trail at two locations:

  1. At the junction of Seaton Valley Rd, connecting with Stagecoach Rd and Dicker Rd into Tasman Village.
  2. At the junction of Harley Rd, which crosses the Trail, leading you down through an underpass to cross the Coastal Highway to Tasman Village..

Dicker Ridge Track (start G5 or L5)
Distance: 7.3kms
Time: 1 1/2 - 2 hours
Fitness: easy to moderate

A great circuit walk or cycle along the Dicker Road ridge from which to see magnificent views of the Tasman Area, Tasman Bay and Mt Arthur Range. This track crosses a working farm and it is important to follow all signs and leave gates as you find them. Well signposted.

Kina Beach Walkway (start G6)
Distance: Just under 2.1kmTime: 20 – 30 mins
Fitness: easy to moderate

Alternative scenic route to Kina Beach. Start 300m from 
Aporo Road, a short, steep climb to the ridge gives you a view over Tasman Bay. A short walk or cycle down Dee Road, then turn right on Kina Beach Road and left onto Cliff Road for the beach. Watch for signs.

Kina Peninsula East (start B5)
Distance: 4.18kms
Time: 15 minutes - 3+ hours
Fitness: easy

A flexible walk for all fitness levels. Make it into a day out or just a quick stretch of the legs. A great walk around the edge of the Moutere Inlet and back along the Tasman Bay/Kina Beach shoreline.


Tasman Memorial Recreation Reserve, Tasman (F5)
Coastal Highway near Dickers Road at Tasman.

A large grassed reserve with children’s play area, bike pump track and a variety of fruit trees. The road frontage includes World War II memorial gates. An underpass links the reserve to Harley Road.

Kina Recreation Reserve, Tasman (F8)
Located on the foreshore at Kina Beach,Tasman.

Picnic tables, toilets and water supply. Camping is permitted
on the reserve, though stays are limited to four nights (plus statutory holidays).
Parts of the reserve are planted native species, providing good shelter for recreation. The area bordering the reserve to the south was the site of a Maori pa.

LEH Baigent Memorial Reserve, Kina Peninsula (B4)
Located at the end of the Kina Peninsula

The reserve is jointly owned and managed by the Tasman Area Community Association and the Tasman District Council.
Picnic tables, a gas BBQ under cover, toilets. Camping is not permitted anywhere on the reserve.The community has been regularly involved in planting out the reserve. There is boat launching area on the estuary side of the reserve and a water-skiing area. Good swimming at high tide all around the peninsula.

McKee Memorial scenic Reserve / McKee Recreation Reserve, Tasman (L10)
Camping, toilets and picnic tables. Remnant coastal forest provides important habitat for native bird species, including kereru.