×
User
Today
 
  |   Rate it:

Tags:
Level: Beginner
Length: 19 mi (30.6 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +157/154 ft
Total: 4 riders
 

Mountain Biking Geraldine MTB Track

*   Add a review
#277 of 381 mountain bike trails in New Zealand
#11105 in the world

The Geraldine MTB track is an easy Sunday spin. The track has no technical or scenic interest but is tranquil, flat and fast if you're in the mood. It's suitable for the whole family.

The track goes up and down the banks of the Orari River which is generally dry in summer so you can cross it. The track is sometimes singletrack and sometimes follows old four wheel drive tracks.

The locals obviously enjoy it as it appears to be well used and there is a nice brochure about it available at the Geraldine information centre. An annual mountain bike event is held on the track each year in March. You'll find information at www.geraldingbikechallenge.co.nz.

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
Getting there
Exit Geraldine on McKenzie Street which becomes Orari Station Road. Turn left into Vance Road after about 5km and you'll find the car park on your left in less than a kilometre. An alternate start that is probably better is to follow highway 79 for about 7km from Geraldine towards Rangitata and use the nice car park on your right just over the Orari Bridge.
Have you ridden this trail? Help improve this information.
I rode it!   Add to another list


Geraldine MTB Track Trail map

Add to or improve this map // Place this map on your website

Local Info

Club Sponsor

-

Local Bike Shop

Trail checkins

Jim Cummings (on Jul 1, 2015)
What's this?

Upcoming Events

None.
Add one

Trail conditions

(on Jul 10, 2019)
login to update

Camping & Lodging

Coming soon!

Geraldine MTB Track videos

Add a video
We don't have any videos of this trail yet. Add one here.

Rider questions

Add a review

Rating
 
Difficulty
 
Review

Reviews

  • Jim Cummings
    *

    There is currently 30km of trail up and down the banks of the Orari Rivier. I didn't ride the section north of the Orari Bridge. What I did ride was pleasant enough - an easy workout. There are no cafes or other stops along the way.

    Reply | Thank | Edit