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GREAT RIDES OF NEW ZEALAND

Showcasing some of New Zealand’s most amazing landscapes, our 22 Great Rides are an exciting and environmentally sustainable way to reach must-see sights and activities.


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Mountains to Sea

Grade

Easiest: 0%

Easy: 0%

Intermediate: 80%

Advanced: 20%

Expert: 0%

Location Black Ruapehu and Whanganui
Clock Black 231km / 1–6 days
Star Black volcanic mountains / remote river valleys / wild ocean
05 MOUNTAINS TO SEA

Tongariro National Park’s volcanoes and magical Whanganui River wilderness are just two compelling reasons to ride this truly epic trail.

Timber Trail

Grade

Easiest: 0%

Easy: 64%

Intermediate: 36%

Advanced: 0%

Expert: 0%

Location Black Central North Island
Clock Black 85km / 2 days
Star Black ancient forest / suspension bridges / fascinating history
08 TIMBER

Cycle amidst mighty trees on a trail that also boasts rare birdlife, lofty suspension bridges and intriguing timber-milling relics.