By Callum Wood
From epic trail rides to extreme downhill trails, Queenstown has it all. Check out some of the best trails in the region.
Pulling in ambitious riders from all over the world, these adrenaline-pumping downhill trails are all the more irresistible for their eye-popping alpine country backdrop.
By Jay French
Featuring a variety of technical and non-technical tracks, the Port Hills are a must-do for any mountain biking enthusiast.
Rude Rock Skippers Canyon Information
25mins from Queenstown
1hr 20mins from Wanaka
Intermediate - Expert
This goldonla-accessed mountain biking park with spectacular views of Queenstown features more than 25 world-class trails and varying terrain to suit all abilities.
There are plenty of big berms, jumps and structures at this gondola-accessed bike park with stunning views.
Queenstown Bike Park Information
5mins from Queenstown
Intermediate - Extreme
Circumvent the serene Moke Lake on an undulating, easy to intermediate trail through grassland, spliced with short sections of boardwalk. When combined with surrounding trails, it can easily be converted into an all-day special adventure.
By Paul Angus
Backdropped by golden, tussocky peaks, riding around Moke Lake is a truly serene experience.
Moke Lake Circuit Information
40mins to Queenstown
2hrs to Queenstown
Easy - Intermediate
This scenic track near the historic and cosy settlement of Arrowtown disappears into remote hills, filled with the boom and bust memories of pioneer gold miners.
By Jonathan Kennett
The Macetown ride cannot be missed if you're in the Arrowtown area.
Macetown Track Information
5mins from Arrowtown
30mins from Queenstown
A relative newcomer to the Queenstown mountain biking scene, Rabbit Ridge Bike Resort offers barrel-loads of singletrack riding in the wine-soaked Gibbston Valley, renowned for world-class pinot noir.
By Rabbit Ridge Bike Resort
A private bike park riddled with more than 40km of pro-built trails, many of which take you high with amazing valley views.
Rabbit Ridge Bike Resort
10mins from Arrowtown
50mins from Wanaka
Easiest - Advanced
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