Catch up, have fun and connect

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Round up the crew for a social cycling getaway full of fun, indulgence and memories to last a lifetime.
It’s not all about cycling on the Great Rides! Catch up and share good times on laidback trails with delicious food and wine, hot pools, shopping and other crowd-pleasing activities. Easy bike hire, tours and excellent group accommodation guarantee maximum fun-factor for all abilities.

Hawke's Bay Trails

Wineries, cafes and pubs, golf, galleries and art deco architecture are just some of the attractions along the leisurely Hawke's Bay Trails. With something to satisfy everyone and spectacular scenery on the side, they’re the perfect holiday backdrop for bonding time.

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Tasman’s Great Taste Trail

Get together at the top of the South for sociable riding served with plenty of sunshine and fun. Take your adventure to the next level with kayaking, walking and swimming – or even a visit to Abel Tasman National Park – or just chill out in country pubs, cafes and wineries.

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Roxburgh Gorge Trail

Share a truly memorable day out on this hidden gem of a Great Ride. One to rival the nearby Lake Dunstan Trail, it boasts striking Central Otago scenery, gritty history and friendly Alexandra – a top trail town offering everything you need to enjoy this and the area's other Great Rides. 

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Queenstown Trail

Gather your pals and explore New Zealand’s adventure capital at the perfect pace on this brilliant bike trail network in stunning mountain surrounds. Choose from endless ride options around must-see sights, wineries and other attractions, supported by shuttles, ebike hire and other cycle-friendly services.

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More Great Rides like these

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With easy riding, top sights and scenery – along with cycle-friendly services, accommodation and dining – the Hauraki Rail Trail and West Coast Wilderness Trail are also excellent for group biking trips.

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Check out these social bike trips that’ll spice up your life and leave you with a lasting sense of achievement.

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