Cycle Trails, everywhere

Cycle Trails in New Zealand

The New Zealand Cycle Trail project is a New Zealand government initiative, co-funded together with local councils and charitable trusts, which is to build and operate a network of cycle routes through the country.

There are many great cycle trails to choose from all over New Zealand. From the top of the North Island, down to the bottom of the South Island cyclists can enjoy over 2500 km's of pristine cycleways with 23 Great Rides throughout the country.

Cycling through New Zealand gets you up close to the countrys diverse landscapes; from white sandy beaches to rugged mountain terrain. New Zealand is a cycle tourer's paradise with so much historical sites and interesting stops along the way.

North Island Cycle Trails

  • Twin Coast Cycle Trail
  • Hauraki Rail Trail
  • Motu Trails
  • Waikato River Trails
  • The Timber Trail
  • Great Lake Trail
  • Te Ara Ahi
  • Hawke’s Bay Trails
  • Mountains to Sea Trail
  • Rimutaka Cycle Trail

South Island Cycle Trails

  • Dun Mountain Trail
  • Tasman’s Great Taste Trail
  • The Old Ghost Road
  • Queen Charlotte Track
  • St James Cycle Trail
  • Little River Rail Trail
  • Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail
  • Otago Central Rail Trail
  • West Coast Wilderness Trail
  • The Queenstown Trail
  • Around the Mountains
  • Clutha Gold Trail


Ranui of Hokianga

The Ranui of Hokianga Harbour Cruises, Kohukohu

Scenic history cruises on the Hokianga Harbour from Rawene, Kohukohu, Horeke or Mangungu. Cycle ferry from Horeke to Kohukohu.
Guided kayak tour Akaroa

Akaroa Guided Sea Kayak & Electric Mountain Bike Tours, Akar…

Guided sea kayaking tours with wildlife encounters & bird watching opportunities. Electric bike tours with stunning views.
Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Hire Oamaru

Alps 2 Ocean Cycles, Oamaru

Top quality cycle hire and accessories. 12 seater van for hire and shuttle from Oamaru, Christchurch, Timaru & Queenstown
Big Sky Cycle Adventures Naseby

Big Sky Bike Adventures, Naseby, Central Otago

Personalised itineraries on the Central Otago Rail Trail including bikes, accommodation, bag transfers, off trail activities & Queenstown or Dunedin…
Bush and Beyond Guided Walks Tasman

Bush and Beyond Guided Walks, Wakefield, Tasman

Guided Walks & Mountain Biking on The Heaphy Track & Kahurangi National Park. Guided day, multi-day or comfort walks suitable…
Otago Rail trail bike hire

Cycle Surgery Bike Hire & Shuttle, Middlemarch & Clyde

Mountain bike hire & shuttle service on NZ's best rail trail, on the best hire bikes. Daily shuttle Clyde &…
Heli Bike NZ Queenstown

Heli Bike NZ, Queenstown

NZ mountain bike & heli-bike guiding specialists. Back country 'Enduro' style riding on remote, treeless mountains with stunning views.
Helibike Nelson

Helibike Nelson

Remote mountain heli riding, family friendly heli tracks, Heaphy Track Adventures, mountain bike hire & transport.
Cycle tours of the Central Otago Rail Trail

Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Omakau

Personalised cycling tours of the Otago Central Rail Trail, taking care of all your accommodation, transport and bike hire requirements.
Nelson cycle vineyard tour

Nelson Cycle Hire & Tours, Nelson

Guided or self guided cycle tours on Nelson's well established cycle trails using comfortable, quality Avanti cycles.