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Cycling & Mountain Biking

Put pedal to the metal cycling the length and breadth of New Zealand, or blow your hair back (with a helmet on) navigating NZ's many purpose built Mountain Biking trails.

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The Bridge to Nowhere - Mangapurua Track

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Time: 4-5hrs riding and a jet boat ride, Distance: 35km, Cycling Grade: 3

North IslandRuapehuOhakune

Arriving at the top of the Ohakune Mountain Road

Time: 40mins, Distance: 17km, Cycling Grade: 2

North IslandRuapehuOhakune

Mt Te Aroha from the Hauraki Rail Trail

North IslandWaikatoTe Aroha

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North IslandRuapehuOhakune

Mount Kaukau is the highest point overlooking Wellington Harbour.

North IslandWellington RegionWellington

South IslandMarlboroughBlenheim

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A group about to start a ride on the Mountains To Sea Trail

Explore the NZ Cycle Trails and mountain bike rides with Tread Routes. We will help you choose the ride that suits you best. Whether you are looking...

North IslandTaupo RegionTaupo

Primo mountain Biking

One of the best multi-day rides in NZ! (71kms)

Cruising up to one of the many tunnels

South IslandCentral OtagoAlexandra

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Enjoying the view in Mackenzie Country

We operate supported cycling tours in the beautiful South Island, including the Otago Rail Trail. Our tours are well researched, meticulously...

South IslandCanterburyChristchurch

The 38km Dun Mountain Trail loops between Brook Valley and the Maitai Valley and is a grade 3 mountain bike ride.

South IslandNelson RegionNelson

Primo riding in the Redwoods

The Redwoods

Mountain Bike tracks

Time: short and long rides....

North IslandRotorua RegionRotorua

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Little River Rail Trail - Christchurch

Distance: currently just over 30km, it will be 45km when fully completed

South IslandCanterburyBanks Peninsula

Start of the Old Coach Road

Time: 2hrs, Distance: 15km, Cycling Grade: 2

North IslandRuapehuOhakune

The perfect family day out at McLeans Park

Loop Track. 30 mins on a bike

South IslandCanterburyChristchurch

Outlet Track

Lake Wanaka

Time: 1 hr one way Distance: 2.5km

South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka

Traveller Tip

Karen's avatar



Mountain biking in Rotorua is amazing!!!! The Redwoods have heaps of tracks of varing difficulty and are easy to navigate around. There are lots of places where you can rent bikes from. There is even a shuttle to bring you to the top.

An old bridge spanning the mighty Clutha River

Time: 3 - 4 hrs, Distance: 12.8km (one way)

South IslandCentral OtagoAlexandra

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Rabbit Island (Moturoa) is the largest of a group of sandy islands lying in the Waimea Estuary at the head of Tasman Bay.

South IslandNelson RegionRichmond

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka