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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$3.4m to extend Hauraki Rail Trail

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today announced up to $3.4 million in funding to help improve and extend Waikato’s Hauraki Rail Trail. This is the second maj... more...

New Zealand’s top cycling projects to be recognised in national awards

New Zealand’s best cycling projects will be recognised as nominations open for the 2018 Bike to the Future Awards  – with refreshed award categories to bet... more...

Great Rides APP just gets better

Have you discovered the Great Rides APP? With over 600 pages of content stacked with elevation profiles, trail descriptions, trail providers and maps including... more...