Whirinaki Forest Mountain Bike...

Whirinaki Forest Mountain Bike Track


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4 Galatea


Time: 16km, 2-4 hours

The Whirinaki Forest Mountain Bike Track is purpose built and weaves through one of the most spectacular and interesting forests in the world.

Crossing the log bridge at Whirinaki. Photo: Rob Rymill.
Crossing the bridge at Whirinaki

The track is designed for the eco mountain bike rider and requires a medium fitness and skill level (grade 2 - 3). The track is 16 km and most people complete it in 2 - 4 hours. Shorter sections of the track can also be ridden.


Feature Value Info


North IslandBay of PlentyGalatea


  • Cycling
  • Free


John B's avatar

John B

New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

I rode the DOC built, recently opened MTB track in September. First third of the track was a mud hole - impossible to ride & constant water bars make riding unpleasant. Yet I would recommend as a summer (dry) ride.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in November 2008