New Zealand Cycle Trail

Stretching across the North and South Islands, there are 23 Great Rides that make up the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

Imagine riding through the cool of the New Zealand bush; dense with fern, dappled with light and the only sound is the call of native birds loud above the hum of your bike. Or, imagine a trail that rounds a wide sweeping bend to a view that simply takes your breath away – stunning snowcapped peaks mirrored in a deep, still lake. Journeys such as these exist – they are real examples of what Nga Haerenga, The New Zealand Cycle Trail is delivering.

The 23 Great Rides on The New Zealand Cycle Trail will take you through subtropical fern forests of the far North Island, along historic military and old coach roads, to breathtaking lake and mountain views, past wild beaches and through rainforests and lush wetlands. There will be something for everyone to enjoy on trails that are being built with all levels of cyclists in mind.
To find out more on each of the trails check out the articles below or go to the official New Zealand Cycle Trail website at
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