Whakarewarewa Forest and Skyline Gravity park reign supreme in the region Red Bull calls ‘mountain bike heaven’, and the IMBA awarded Gold Status.
Rotorua’s trails are the stuff dreams are made of: perfect dirt, with amazing flow, weaving through towering Redwoods. They’re mesmerising, fast, fun and practically endless.
A mountain biker’s heaven with world-class tracks, Rotorua is an international mountain biking destination and hosts a range of national and world mountain biking championships, downhill and endurance events, including Crankworx.
Biking is a natural part of life in Rotorua whether you’re exploring the region on a push bike; racing round the central city BMX track - rated one of the biggest and best in the country; training or competing on a road cycle; or mountain biking on the world-class trails such as Whakarewarewa Forest, Rainbow Mountain and Skyline Gravity Park.
This remote and challenging mountain biking ride features towering trees, historic hiking huts and rare native birdlife within the North Island’s ancient Whirinaki Forest.
This steep climb up a colourful geothermal mountain rewards riders with amazing panoramic views of Rotorua and a thrilling technical downhill.
Taking the grind out of mountain biking, Skyline Rotorua’s gondola transports riders and their bikes up to a series of sweet downhill trails.
Enter mountain biking heaven amongst towering redwoods and lush native bush – and discover why Rotorua is up there with the world’s best.