Find Your Ride


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.

View all rides on New Zealand Cycling Map

Download Download Map
Great Rides Badge Great Rides Badge
Around the Mountains Cycle Trail Lake Wakatipu credit Tourism New Zealand

Around the Mountains Cycle Trail


Easiest: 0%

Easy: 58%

Intermediate: 42%

Advanced: 0%

Expert: 0%

Location Black Southland and Otago
Clock Black 186km / 3–5 days
Star Black lake & mountain vistas / country towns / scenic cruise
NZ map

Immerse yourself in mountain and lake scenery on this journey through secluded valleys, rustic farmland and charming Southland country towns.

right arrow