By Miles Holden
Enjoy New Zealand's famed scenery, culture, food and wine with these cycling itineraries.
Embrace unique adventures, friendly locals and gold mining history along the Hauraki Rail Trail.
Enjoy stunning lake and bush views on the Great Lake Trails in the Taupo region.
Stunning views, cheeky wildlife and world-class food and wine experiences span this 5-day Hawke's Bay Cycle Trails itinerary.
Discover suspension bridges, ancient forests and a historic tramway on this 4-day itinerary on the Timber Trail.
Soak up the varied landscapes and history of the Wellington region as you wind through the foothills of the Remutaka Range from Petone to the mouth of the Orongorongo River.
Enjoy the ride of your life, from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean, on this eight day itinerary covering the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail.
west coast wilderness trail cycling itinerary
Ride into the rural heartland of Central Otago on the Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold cycle trails.
Across Lake Wakatipu, through a secluded valley, and into lush countryside – the Around the Mountains cycling journey is epic in both its scenery and scale. Enjoy the most incredible mountain vistas along the ride.
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