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Level: Intermediate
Length: 4 mi (6.4 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +164/ -171 ft
Total: 10 riders

Mountain Biking Waiheke Island

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#102 of 387 mountain bike trails in New Zealand
#7,214 in the world

For Auckland's one and a half million people Waiheke Island is an idyllic retreat from the stress, bustle, noise and gridlock of the city. It's clear blue Pacific waves, white sandy beaches, peace and boutique vineyards make a great weekend break. They're just an hour's ferry ride from the city. And there some good mountain bike trails on the island - not "reserve class" but a little better than the local wine.

The trails are at the Onetangi Sports Park. There is an easy kids loop around the football field and a couple of intermediate loops around the nearby hill. The intermediate trails are quality handmade singletrack with nice switchbacks, dodgy swerves through trees, a few steep downhill pitches, and a short meadow ramble. There is not much in the way of humps, bumps and jumps but you won't miss them...

All up there is about 6km of trail, worth doing two or three times.

First added by Ginny_Tory on Jun 24, 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
Take a Waiheke ferry from the Quay Street, in downtown Auckland or from Half Moon Bay. On Waiheke Island head for Onetangi where you'll find the mountain bike trails in the Onetangi Sports Park. If you download the Singletracks app, it will take you straight there.

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