Get into the Great Ride zone, feel the adrenaline flow or get competitive on a bunch of wild rides from thrilling singletrack to multi-day epics.
Want to spice up your life with big dreams, fresh adventures and a lasting sense of achievement? Look no further than our more challenging rides ranging from flowing, cross-country journeys, to technical singletrack across tougher terrain – all served with a super-sized shot of scenery on the side.
The Old Ghost Road
Go deeper into the Great Ride zone on one of the world’s most legendary backcountry rides – up to four days of challenging singletrack riding through a remote mountain wilderness of tumbling rivers, shear-sided valleys and rocky mountain ridges.
Queen Charlotte Track
This multi-day track snakes its way around the serene bays and ridges of the spectacular Marlborough Sounds. A choice of ride options, accommodation, transport and off-the-bike activities such as kayaking and hiking make it easy to tailor your ideal challenge – from easier to extreme.
St James Cycle Trail
The vast and remote Clarence and Waiau valleys are an inspiring backdrop for this 1–2 day backcountry mountain bike ride. Enjoy historic 4WD trails and sweeping singletrack with some technical sections, all the while soaking up scenes of soaring peaks, golden meadows and magnificent rivers and lakes.
One of New Zealand’s most accessible alpine day rides, the Coppermine blends panoramic views, incredible natural wonders and richly satisfying riding across varied terrain. Test your stamina climbing an historic bush tramway, then enjoy an exhilarating descent down to a peaceful river valley.