Imagine riding through spectacular New Zealand bush, with only the call of native birds loud above the hum of your bike, and breathtaking snowcapped peaks mirrored in a still lake. Journeys such as these are exactly what ‘Nga Haerenga, The New Zealand Cycle Trail’ has to offer.

New Zealand’s Great Rides provide exciting journeys on 2,500km of trails suited to everyone from sightseeing rusty riders, to hardcore mountain bikers up for a challenge. ‘Nga Haerenga’ means ‘the journeys’, in a physical and spiritual sense, which is exactly what you will experience on the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

Breathing new life into old tracks, roads and railways, the trails offer leisurely travel, multi-day cycling holidays and remote mountain bike adventures. All you need to do is Choose a Trail, check it’s Grade Suitability, and Arrange / Book your next Great Ride.

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Doing good in the Dunes – environmental restoration on the Motu Trails

By Bennett & Slater When you venture out on one of the New Zealand Cycle Trail’s Great Rides, chances are you’ll encounter one of the many environmen... more...

$13.2 million for trail network in Otago

A proposed 530-kilometre continuous trail network across Otago has been granted $13.2 million through the Ngā Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail: Enhancemen... more...

People on Bikes TVNZ 1

People on Bikes is a brand new television series for TVNZ designed to excite and inspire more and more New Zealanders to get out of cars and onto bikes for ... more...
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