Collect all the Great Rides
Keep the good times rolling on adventurous, active holidays that'll show you the best of New Zealand – one brilliant Great Ride at a time.
From the top of the north to the bottom of the south, 23 amazing adventures await. Collect one every year or keep up the momentum with more – which means more fun, more fitness, and more time with people you love to ride with. So, where will you go next?
Otago Central Rail Trail
No Great Ride hit-list is complete without the Otago Central Rail Trail – a true classic, multi-day adventure you’ll be talking about for years. Ebike-friendly, super-scenic and splendid in every season, this big-sky rail trail is also famous for the rich history and hospitality offered in characterful towns along the way.
Great Lake Trails
An essential Great Ride for lovers of lakeside scenery, Taupō's tranquil, flowing trails boast spectacular gorges, waterfalls, lush forest, epic lookouts and picture-perfect bays. Choose from spectacular day rides or complete every memorable section over two or three days.
Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail
A must-have on your biking bucket list, the ‘A20’ is the longest Great Ride and traverses some of its most legendary southern landscapes between Aoraki/Mt Cook and the Pacific Coast. Enjoy everything from country pubs and hot tubs, to star-gazing and historic Oamaru.
Lake Dunstan Trail
Not to be missed, this superb one-day Great Ride serves up specular Otago scenery as it winds between Cromwell and Clyde. There's plenty to tell your friends about – from flinty history, natural wonders and ingenious trail building, to wineries, lakeside cafes, and charming accommodation at each end of the trail.