Inland Scenic Route

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Regional Route 72 NZ

Inland Scenic Route 72
Route information
Maintained by NZ Transport Agency
Length223 km (139 mi)
Major junctions
North end SH 1 at Amberley
South end SH 79 at Geraldine
Rangiora, Cust, Oxford, Waddington, Coalgate, Glentunnel, Windwhistle, Mount Hutt, Alford Forest, Staveley, Mount Somers, Mayfield, Arundel, Orari Bridge
Highway system
SH 71SH 73

The Inland Scenic Route is a touring route in Canterbury, New Zealand. In the north, the route starts in Rangiora and in the south, it ends at Orari Bridge where it meets State Highway 79 (SH 79). It is on the New Zealand Automobile Association's list of 101 things that "Kiwis must do".[1] The Inland Scenic Route is a former state highway (SH 72), but this designation was revoked in the early 1990s.


  1. ^ "Inland Scenic Route 72". New Zealand Automobile Association. Retrieved 15 July 2018.