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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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North IslandRuapehu

The Bridge to Nowhere - Mangapurua Track

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

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

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 20 min one way Distance 1km

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North IslandRuapehu

North IslandTaupo Region

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 for an easy half day ride or a multi-day epic adventure, Tread Routes will make all the logistics easy.

North IslandRotorua Region

Primo riding in the Redwoods

The Redwoods

Mountain Bike tracks

The Redwoods

Mountain Bike tracks

Time: short and long rides....

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North IslandWaikato

North IslandRuapehu

Arriving at the top of the Ohakune Mountain Road

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

North IslandBay of Plenty

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North IslandRuapehu

Start of the Old Coach Road

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

North IslandAuckland Region

One of our recent groups

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South IslandMarlborough

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South IslandCanterbury

Enjoying the view in Mackenzie Country

We operate supported cycling tours in the beautiful South Island, including the Otago Rail Trail and Alps 2 Ocean Trail. Our tours are well researched...

South IslandMarlborough

North IslandNorthland

North IslandHawkes Bay

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.


South IslandQueenstown Region

Outside Sports

Bike Rentals

South IslandCentral Otago

Cruising up to one of the many tunnels

South IslandCentral Otago

An old bridge spanning the mighty Clutha River

Clutha River Track

Alexandra to Clyde

Clutha River Track

Alexandra to Clyde

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

South IslandNelson Region

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