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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$2.4 Million for Tasman’s Great Taste Trail

Tasman’s Great Taste Trail has been granted $2.4m in funding for it to be extended and upgraded to a multi-day ride. The investment is the first major depl... more...

West Coast Trails receive $1million of Funding

Regional Economic Development minister Shane Jones has secured $61.7m from Cabinet for the first round of regional development spending. The minister commen... more...

Twin Coast Cycle Trail – Horeke Boardwalk Open

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE:  Twin Coast Cycle Trail DATE: 5 February 2018 ISSUE: Please note the Horeke Boardwalk is now OPEN.  Thank you.... more...