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Recommended Routes in North Island - 10

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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 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
Favorite The Raetihi-Pipiriki Road cuts through rugged landscapes in The Ruapehu Region.
Intermediate

Raetihi Gutbuster

31.1 mi 50.0 km 2,370' Up 722.36 m Up 2,370' Down 722.45 m Down

Ohakune, NZ
Favorite No Photos
Intermediate

Pureora Timber Trail

54.8 mi 88.2 km 4,023' Up 1226.36 m Up 5,166' Down 1574.49 m Down

Tokoroa, NZ
Favorite Snow often falls right down to town in the winter. Be prepared!
Intermediate

Turoa Downhill to TCB

11.7 mi 18.8 km 0' Up 0.01 m Up 3,408' Down 1038.61 m Down

Ohakune, NZ
Favorite The famous Bridge To Nowhere in the Mangapurua Valley.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bridge To Nowhere Track

22.2 mi 35.8 km 3,210' Up 978.27 m Up 2,339' Down 712.79 m Down

Ohakune, NZ
Favorite Taking a break after finishing the W2K mountain bike trail at Whakaipo Bay
Intermediate/Difficult

W2K with Headland Loop

14.6 mi 23.6 km 1,822' Up 555.21 m Up 1,683' Down 512.87 m Down

Taupo, NZ
Favorite An early morning view of Mt Ruapehu.
Intermediate

Ohakune - Rangataua Loop

11.6 mi 18.7 km 498' Up 151.8 m Up 496' Down 151.05 m Down

Ohakune, NZ
Favorite Typical of most of the track.
Intermediate

Marton Sash and Door Tramway Trail

11.8 mi 19.0 km 619' Up 188.72 m Up 619' Down 188.68 m Down

Ohakune, NZ
Favorite Year of the Horse Sculpture - Kaitieke
Intermediate

Fishers Track

17.1 mi 27.5 km 486' Up 148.24 m Up 2,410' Down 734.55 m Down

Ohakune, NZ

North Island Biking

  • 583 Miles 938 Kilometers of Trail
  • 10 Recommended Routes
  • 35 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 91 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 46 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in North Island - 162

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0.6 mi 0.9 km #1Jubilee Park Loop Trail
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #2Shifter
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #3Cog Wild
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #4Gunna Gotta
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5The Dipper
Intermediate
Rotorua, NZ
Intermediate
Rotorua, NZ
0.8 mi 1.2 km #6Kataore
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
Difficult
Rotorua, NZ
8.4 mi 13.5 km #7Tukino Skifield Access Road
Intermediate
Waiouru, NZ
Intermediate
Waiouru, NZ
39.8 mi 64.1 km #8Mountains To Sea Cycle Trail - Segment 6: Whanganui River Road
Easy/Intermediate
Ohakune, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
Ohakune, NZ
2.2 mi 3.5 km #9Middle Track
Intermediate
Ohakune, NZ
Intermediate
Ohakune, NZ
0.3 mi 0.4 km #10Kids Loop
Easy
Rotorua, NZ
Easy
Rotorua, NZ

Photos of North Island - 176

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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
Year of the Horse Sculpture - Kaitieke
Jan 26, 2022 near Ohakune, NZ
The Hapuawhenua Viaduct on the Ohakune Old Coach Road.
May 14, 2016 near Ohakune, NZ
Riding through the bush on the Rotary Ride mountain bike trail
Jan 14, 2015 near Taupo, NZ
The Dipper - a great trail for everyone to enjoy
Aug 6, 2015 near Rotorua, NZ
42 Traverse – One Of The Most Epic Mountain Bike Trails In New Zealand – Review #2.
Jun 13, 2021 near Turangi, NZ
Trail builder Greg Prouse goes hard on his latest creation 'Shifter'.
May 15, 2017 near Ohakune, NZ