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Great Rides are the perfect way to experience New Zealand's breathtaking scenery while visiting iconic attractions and discovering a multitude of hidden gems. Nga Haerenga, The New Zealand Cycle Trail comprises of 22 Great Rides which cover 2,500km of countryside and provide a truly unique Kiwi travel experience. Mo...


Congratulations to Roxburgh Gorge Trail who have been recognised with a TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence. Only select businesses receive a Certificate of Excellence, which is based on the consistently great reviews the Trail have earned on the world's largest travel site. Congratulations to everyone beh...
TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE:  Hauraki Rail Trail DATE: 21 May 2018 ISSUE:   Waihi Station to Waikino Station section of the Hauraki Rail Trail is OPEN. The Trail between Waihi and Waikino has reopened following storm repair work. We are advised the Trail is rough in places, so riders need to take care on this se...


Jason Menard
This is New Zealand, in all its colour and beauty – from the highest mountain, past great lakes and river, down to the ocean. It's a journey that will stay with you always. JASON MENARD – Tourism Waitaki
Jonathan Kennett, Cycling Author
The remote west coast is one of the Far North’s better-kept secrets. Outside holiday season, the Kauri Coast Cycleway presents a sparsely populated, dramatic landscape that is a dream come true for cyclists. JONATHAN KENNETT – Cycling Author
John Dunn, New Zealand Cycle Trail
Cyclists will be attracted to the Queenstown Trail because of the iconic mountain scenery and the existing tourism attractions such as the wineries and the Kawarau Bungy venture. JOHN DUNN – Former Programme Manager, NZ Cycle Trail
Tony Lepper - Mayor, Central Otago District
The Roxburgh Gorge Trail is an exciting addition to Central Otago’s trail network, traversing a fantastically remote part of our district which boasts a rich cultural heritage. TONY LEPPER – Mayor, Central Otago District
Kate Wilkinson, former Minister of Conservation
The St James Trail is a real tourism asset and I have no doubt it will draw thousands of cyclists a year. The landscape is stunning. KATE WILKINSON – Former Minister of Conservation