Cycling holidays
Cycling holidays
Whether an easy-going traipse along Central Otago's famed rail trail, or a more challenging haul through the beauty of Northland, New Zealand offers cycling holidays suited to all skills and tastes - with beautiful scenery and excellent hospitality guaranteed.
Whanganui Manawatu

Tongariro: Why you should visit NZ's first National Park

Born from the extremes of a still-active volcanic history, Tongariro National Park is a year-round adventurers' destination.

Cycling holidays

Old Ghost Road: Breathing new life into old ghosts

OPINION: The Old Ghost Road was the stuff of legend even before it opened in 2015. It turns that the trail’s incredible backstory was just the beginning of an epic, set to span generations.

Cycling holidays

These fun cycle trails will make you want to jump on your bike

From easy urban rides, cycling in vineyards, to experienced off-road trails.

Cycling holidays

Alps 2 Ocean: A stunning seven-day ride from the mountains to the sea

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Cycling holidays

Experience the locals and scenery of the West Coast Wilderness Trail

There's no better way to see the country than by bike, especially when it comes to the South Island's West Coast.


Why e-biking is the best way to explore Waiheke Island

It's cheaper than taking a car, you're not tied to a timetable, and the fresh air keeps you awake between tastings.

West Coast

Why you should visit the Paparoa National Park this summer

Rugged coastal landscapes, superb birdlife and an easygoing, quintessentially Kiwi vibe make a journey to the South Island’s West Coast worthwhile.

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Heli-biking plan for Paparoa Track at centre of stoush over NZ's newest Great Walk

Environmental groups are embroiled in a court battle against helicopters in the Paparoa National Park.

Central Otago/Lakes

A 'desperately unfit city type' cycles the Central Otago Rail Trail

The thought of having to pedal across some of this rugged landscape was causing me anxiety. I shouldn't have worried.


Sheep inflate Great Ride trail stats

A thousand sheep have been counted as pedestrians on the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail, in Southland.

Cycling holidays

Turning Remutaka Cycle Trail into one of NZ's 'greatest rides'

A dedicated advisor has been appointed to turn Upper Hutt's Remutaka Cycle Trail into a track that could rival the Otago Central Rail Trail.

Cycling holidays

Get on your bike to one of NZ's most beautiful tracks

The 72-kilometre Queen Charlotte Track is a hiking and mountain-biking paradise nestled in the Marlborough Sounds.