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Level: Advanced
Length: 16 mi (25.7 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: -
Total: 2 riders

Mountain Biking Skyline Makara Loop

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#159 of 387 mountain bike trails in New Zealand
#8,351 in the world

This track takes you up to the ridge of the mountains behind Wellington giving you great views of the city and bay. The track loops behind Otari-Wilton's Bush, Johnson Hill Reserve, and Karori Park and goes through Skyline Reserve and Wrights Hill Reserve.

First added by Ginny_Tory on Jun 22, 2013. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Ian Galloway Park, either ride down Curtis Street or Wilton Road (right or left) to start the loop.
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  • Jim Cummings

    It's always great to get high and look down on the rest of the world! There are great views and interesting riding on the parts of this trail that I've ridden. You certainly get the 'on top of the world feeling'. The tracks were shared walking tracks.

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