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Recommended Routes in New Zealand - 29

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Favorite The track passes through a small clump of wizened mountain beech trees
Difficult

Maitland Ridge Track

14.7 mi 23.7 km 2,950' Up 899.29 m Up 2,966' Down 903.9 m Down

St Arnaud, NZ
Favorite The Hapuawhenua Viaduct on the Ohakune Old Coach Road.
Easy/Intermediate

Ohakune Old Coach Road

8.0 mi 12.8 km 610' Up 185.85 m Up 1,167' Down 355.7 m Down

Ohakune, NZ
Favorite Starting the descent to Doom Creek bridge
Difficult

Wakamarina Track

12.9 mi 20.8 km 3,491' Up 1064.11 m Up 5,061' Down 1542.68 m Down

Blenheim, NZ
Favorite Tight turns, roots and mossy forest floor
Difficult

Porika Track and Louis Creek Trail

9.1 mi 14.7 km 1,825' Up 556.23 m Up 1,822' Down 555.25 m Down

St Arnaud, NZ
Favorite Climbing the track from Lewis Hut to Mackay Hut through verdant West Coast bush
Intermediate

Heaphy Track

47.6 mi 76.7 km 7,594' Up 2314.69 m Up 7,937' Down 2419.1 m Down

Takaka, NZ
Favorite Breaking through the cloud on the open tops
Intermediate/Difficult

The Paparoa Track

33.5 mi 54.0 km 6,195' Up 1888.23 m Up 7,239' Down 2206.31 m Down

Greymouth, NZ
Favorite An easy section of the Lockett Ridge gives an opportunity to soak up the views
Difficult

Kill Devil Track

24.4 mi 39.3 km 5,376' Up 1638.54 m Up 5,376' Down 1638.52 m Down

Takaka, NZ
Favorite Fantastic views over Dunedin and the harbor from the top of Nichols Creek.
Intermediate

Nichols Creek Switchback Track

6.4 mi 10.4 km 1,089' Up 331.89 m Up 1,089' Down 331.81 m Down

Dunedin, NZ
Favorite Looks out at the start of the trails.
Intermediate

Te Ara Kākāriki Ride (Raglan Trails)

2.3 mi 3.6 km 330' Up 100.65 m Up 345' Down 105.08 m Down

Raglan, NZ

New Zealand Biking

  • 1,308 Miles 2,105 Kilometers of Trail
  • 29 Recommended Routes
  • 44 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 206 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 96 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within New Zealand

Trails in New Zealand - 317

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50.0 mi 80.4 km #1Old Ghost Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Westport, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Westport, NZ 12 
10.2 mi 16.4 km #2Fowler Pass - Lake Guyon
Difficult
Kaikoura, NZ
Difficult
Kaikoura, NZ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #3Shifter
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Cog Wild
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #5Gunna Gotta
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km #6Kaka Track
Intermediate
St Arnaud, NZ
Intermediate
St Arnaud, NZ
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7The Dipper
Intermediate
Rotorua, NZ
Intermediate
Rotorua, NZ
0.8 mi 1.2 km #8Kataore
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
1.3 mi 2.1 km #9Duck Down Track
Difficult
St Arnaud, NZ
Difficult
St Arnaud, NZ
3.1 mi 5.0 km #10Te Ara Koa Trail
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
Difficult
Nelson, NZ

Photos of New Zealand - 586

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Stunning views over the wonderland that is Rotorua.
Aug 3, 2015 near Rotorua, NZ
Not for the faint of heart!
May 15, 2016 near Ohakune, NZ
Breaking through the cloud on the open tops
Nov 14, 2020 near Greymouth, NZ
The track passes through a small clump of wizened mountain beech trees
Nov 14, 2020 near St Arnaud, NZ
Threading the stumps
Dec 31, 2019 near St Arnaud, NZ
The track snakes and undulates along the open ridge top.
Feb 20, 2021 near Greymouth, NZ
Cruising the open ridgeline
Feb 20, 2021 near Greymouth, NZ
Gorge sampling
Dec 3, 2020 near Brightw…, NZ