Melina Ridge Track

Melina Ridge Track

Melina Ridge


Time: 8–10 hr / Distance: 35 km Mountain bike Grade: 5 expert

From the Avon Burn the track climbs towards Mt Melina in Hawea Conservation Park. It does a zig-zag descent into Lindis River and continues into Smith Creek before emerging onto SH 8 car park on the Otago side of Lindis Pass.

Getting there

The Lindis area is in North Otago, South Island, accessed via State Highway 8.

The Avon Burn end of the track starts at the car park approximately 11 km along Birchwood Road in the Ahuriri Valley.

The other end of this track is accessed via a car park beside SH 8, signposted on the
Otago side of Lindis Pass.


Feature Value Info


South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieOmarama


  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Free


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