Great sights, diverse scenery and a growing network of fantastic off-road trails make New Zealand one of the world’s best destinations for a cycling holiday.
Offering rides for all ages and abilities, the Ngā Haerenga Great Rides of New Zealand are the country’s premier cycle trails taking in spectacular landscapes and must-see attractions, with plenty of food, wine, culture and other active adventures on the side.
New Zealand is also a mountain biking mecca, with world-class trails ranging from easy to epic. You’ll find plenty of flow and fun on many Great Rides, as well as mountain bike parks and trails spread throughout town and country.
Mountain biking enthusiasts out for adventure and challenge can take on the breathtaking Queenstown Bike Park downhill tracks. Other popular mountain biking areas include Rotorua, Taupō, Hamilton - Waikato and Queenstown.
Go to Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails' official website(opens in new window) to discover all detailed information about the 23 great rides of New Zealand.
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