Explore Aotearoa at your own pace on these bikepacking adventures – just a few suggested itineraries from an ever-expanding network of cross-country riding routes.
Want to ride the length of New Zealand? You’re not the only one. This 3000km epic is now regarded as one of the greatest bikepacking trips in the world!
Cutting a track across the central North Island via a series of awesome trails, this technically easy, but physically challenging, route goes super-scenic through hilly and remote country.
Stunning scenery and tough singletrack define this 500-kilometre loop in the northwest corner of the South Island taking in a series of epic trails including the Heaphy Track and The Old Ghost Road.
Coast to coast and back again, this Northland touring route heads up the Pacific Coast and across the Twin Coast Great Ride before looping back through kauri forest and cross-country back to Whangārei…
Just an hour’s train journey from Auckland, this ride passes three beautiful west coast beaches via quiet gravel roads and weaves across the Waikato following the mighty river for some of the way.
This short bikepacking mission is super-close to the capital and takes in all sorts of landscapes – harbour, riverside, rural and coastal – with historic landmarks thrown in too.
Follow remote roads and cycle trails for an adventure packed with glorious landscapes, local history and satisfying small-town attractions around the north-east corner of the South Island.
This figure of eight loop links sections of West Coast Wilderness Trail with back roads to create a journey boasting breathtaking scenery, rich heritage and small-town charms.
Mighty alps, surreal glacier-fed lakes and tussocky highlands are just some of the scenic splendours you’ll see on this ride combining the A2O with the Hakataramea Pass.
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