This run from Kaitaia to Cape Reinga and return will be done on Thursday 22, for those who want to do this section of the run. The run can be done in an afternoon. You will need to indicate on the registration form if you would like to participate.

All participants begining the Tour in Kaitaia will gather in Kaitaia at 8.00pm for a briefing session. Venue to be advised.

Estimated return time and distance,  3 hours and 222 kms.

Day 1 of the 60th Tour.
Friday 23 October 2015.

A 9.00 am start will see the tour comfortably in Auckland in the early afternoon.
Lunch break and rest will be at Waipu.

If you are looking for a motel there are a number in Papakura and Drury which will make an easy start on Friday morning. Contact details for these motels will be listed on the Overnight Stops page.
4hours 40 mins, 370km.
DS 60 Tour Day 2 Saturday 24 October 2015

8.00am breakfast at Cafe Palazzo Shed 16.

Highway 1 to lunch stop at Wairakei, then on to Turangi. From Turangi proceed to National Park and finally to the overnight stop in Whanganui.

5 h 30 mins, 465 kms
DS 60 Tour Day 3  Sunday 25 October 2015

2 hours 35 mins, 195 kms
DS 60 Tour. Day 4 Monday 26 October 2015.

Total time 7 hours and 58 mins. Actual driving time is 4h 14 mins, 352 km