Rai Valley is a great location for accessing outdoor activities - walking, tramping, biking, kayaking, sailing, boating, hunting & fishing.
Mt Barrett Walkway in Rai Valley - track links the Rai Valley Anzac Memorial with the Mt Richmond Estate via Mt Barrett. An arboretum at Mt Richmond Estate was planted in the late 1930s by the staff of the former New Zealand Forest Service.
Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve walking tracks, only 8 km from Rai Valley. Explore the forest and riverbanks, several walks and great swimming in the river.
Pelorus Sound enjoy water activities or explore the tracks in the area.
There are plenty of biking opportunities starting from Rai Valley and mountain bike tracks nearby.
Including the famous Epic Day Ride : Rai Valley - Opouri Road to Penzance - Archer track to Elaine Bay - Okiwi Bay - back to the Rai via the Ronga Road.
Explore biking trails in the top of the South Island.
Nydia Track is a 2-day tramping or 5-8 hr mountain biking track. It passes through lush coastal and regenerating forest, climbs two saddles with superb views and crosses farmland.
French Pass and D'Urville Island Scenic Reserves
Mt Richmond Forest Park spans several regions and comprises most of the steep native forest-covered mountain country between Nelson and Blenheim.