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Cycling Holidays

Your Ultimate New Zealand Cycling Adventure Awaits

New Zealand Cycling

Cycling holidays in New Zealand offer an unparalleled opportunity to explore the country's diverse landscapes, from stunning coastlines to majestic mountains and tranquil countryside. Whether you're an experienced cyclist seeking challenging mountain trails or a leisurely rider in search of scenic routes, New Zealand caters to cyclists of all levels. These are just a glimpse of the cycling trails available in New Zealand. Whether you're exploring the North Island or the South Island, you'll discover a wealth of cycling routes and trails to suit your interests and abilities, along with opportunities to immerse yourself in the country's stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.

Great Taste Trail  - Located in the Nelson Tasman region at the top of the South Island, the Great Taste Trail is a scenic cycling route that winds through lush vineyards, orchards, and coastal landscapes. Ideal for leisurely rides, this trail offers opportunities to sample local wine, gourmet cuisine, and artisanal products while enjoying the stunning scenery.

Otago Central Rail Trail - Spanning 152 kilometers through Central Otago on the South Island, the Otago Central Rail Trail provides a unique cycling adventure along the route of an old railway line. Traverse historic gold-mining towns, rugged landscapes, and scenic river gorges while enjoying gentle gradients and well-maintained trails suitable for cyclists of all abilities.


Queenstown Trail - Winding through the spectacular landscapes of the Queenstown region on the South Island, the Queenstown Trail offers a variety of cycling experiences, from lakeside paths to mountainous terrain. Explore historic gold-mining sites, tranquil lakeshores, and panoramic mountain vistas while immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Queenstown and Arrowtown.

West Coast Wilderness Trail: Following the wild coastline of the South Island's West Coast, the West Coast Wilderness Trail showcases the region's rugged beauty, ancient rainforests, and dramatic coastline. With a mix of off-road trails and quiet country roads, this trail offers a challenging yet rewarding journey through pristine wilderness.


Hauraki Rail Trail - Located in the Waikato region on the North Island, the Hauraki Rail Trail winds through picturesque farmland, native bush, and charming rural towns along the route of historic railway lines. Highlights include the breathtaking Karangahake Gorge, historic mining sites, and stunning coastal scenery, making it a must-visit destination for cyclists.


Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail - Stretching 301 kilometers from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean on the South Island, the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is New Zealand's longest continuous cycle trail. Traverse breathtaking alpine landscapes, turquoise lakes, and rolling farmland as you journey from mountains to sea, passing iconic landmarks such as Mount Cook/Aoraki and the Waitaki Valley.


Te Ara Ahi - Thermal by Bike: Nestled in the Rotorua region on the North Island, Te Ara Ahi - Thermal by Bike offers a unique cycling experience through geothermal wonders, steaming vents, and bubbling mud pools. This 74-kilometer trail provides insight into New Zealand's volcanic landscapes and Maori culture, with opportunities to relax in natural hot springs along the way.




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