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Showcasing some of New Zealand’s most amazing landscapes, our 23 Great Rides are an exciting and environmentally sustainable way to reach must-see sights and activities.

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Mountains to Sea cyclists on Bridge to Nowhere Martyn Davies

Mountains to Sea Ngā Ara Tūhono


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Easy: 0%

Intermediate: 93%

Advanced: 7%

Expert: 0%

Location Black Ruapehu and Whanganui
Clock Black 231km / 1–6 days
Star Black volcanic mountains / remote river valleys / wild ocean
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TRAIL ALERT: Click > for details. Tongariro National Park’s volcanoes and magical Whanganui River wilderness are just two compelling reasons to ride this truly epic trail.

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timber trail v2

Timber Trail


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Easy: 64%

Intermediate: 36%

Advanced: 0%

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Location Black Central North Island
Clock Black 85km / 2 days
Star Black ancient forest / suspension bridges / fascinating history
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Cycle amidst mighty trees on a trail that also boasts rare birdlife, lofty suspension bridges and intriguing timber-milling relics.

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