The BEST Mountain Bike Trails in New Zealand


Singletracks members have ranked the best mountain bike trails in New Zealand using our unique trail ranking algorithm. The best bike trails are rated by weighing the following ranking factors: average trail rating, number of members who have ridden the MTB trail, and the number of members who want to ride the MTB trail. Disagree with our list of the top mountain bike trails in New Zealand? Find and review your favorite New Zealand bike trails. Trails marked with a green row are trails you've ridden (must be logged in). Constantly updated.

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RankTrail NameCityRatingLengthDifficultyTopo MapConditions
1.Whaka Forest - The RedwoodsRotorua60Intermediate bike trail
2.Queenstown Bike ParkQueenstown20Advanced bike trail
3.The Old Ghost RoadWestport51Advanced bike trail
4.Great Lake TrailsTaupo28Beginner bike trail
5.Rude RockQueenstown2Advanced bike trail
6.CornersRotorua2Intermediate bike trail
7.Coro XCQueenstown3Advanced bike trail
8.Heaphy TrackKaramea50Advanced bike trail
9.Rameka TrackMotueka25Advanced bike trail
10.The Timber TrailTaupo53Beginner bike trail
11.Pakihi TrackOpotiki27Intermediate bike trail
12.Coronet Peak TrailsQueenstown17Advanced bike trail
13.Makara Peak Mountain Bike ParkWellington30Advanced bike trail
14.Queen Charlotte TrackPicton53Intermediate bike trail
15.Great Lake Trail - K2KTaupo6Beginner bike trail
16.Skippers Pack TrackQueenstown6Intermediate bike trail
17.InvolutionNelson7Advanced bike trail
18.TumekePorirua1Intermediate bike trail
19.Rangituhi TrailsPorirua12Advanced bike trail
20.Seven Mile Bike ParkQueenstown7Intermediate bike trail
21.Motu TrailsOpotiki60Intermediate bike trail
22.Craigieburn ForestChristchurch25Advanced bike trail
23.42 TraverseNational Park Village29Advanced bike trail
24.Craters Mountain Bike ParkTaupo40Intermediate bike trail
25.Four Lakes LoopQueenstown14Intermediate bike trail
26.Lake Wanaka Outlet TrackWanaka15Easiest bike trail
27.McLeans ForestChristchurch11Beginner bike trail
28.Moerangi TrackMurupara22-
29.ZootQueenstown1Advanced bike trail
30.Cougar ParkTokoroa22Intermediate bike trail
31.Riverhead - Old SchoolAuckland15Intermediate bike trail
32.Flying Nun TrackChristchurch2Advanced bike trail
33.Karangahake GorgeWaihi15Beginner bike trail
34.FourForty Mountain Bike ParkAuckland20Beginner bike trail
35.Bridge to NowhereOhakune21Intermediate bike trail
36.Roxburgh Gorge NorthAlexandra13Beginner bike trail
37.Bullock TrackWhangamata13Advanced bike trail
38.Cristchurch Adventure ParkChristchurch75Advanced bike trail
39.Godley Head TrackChristchurch4Advanced bike trail
40.AfraidiumWhangarei0Advanced bike trail
41.Old Coach RoadOhakune9Beginner bike trail
42.Greenwood Park TrackChristchurch2Intermediate bike trail
43.Anaconda TrackChristchurch1Intermediate bike trail
44.CroesusBlackball10Advanced bike trail
45.Great Lake Trail - WaihahaTaupo19Intermediate bike trail
46.Waikato River Trails: 3 WaipapaTokoroa12Beginner bike trail
47.Slip SaddleQueenstown2Expert bike trail
48.Bowenvale DownhillChristchurch2Advanced bike trail
49.NorthfaceWellington1Advanced bike trail
50.West Coast Wilderness TrailGreymouth80Beginner bike trail
51.Cardrona Bike ParkWanaka40-
52.Great Lake Trail - W2KTaupo15Intermediate bike trail
53.Puni MTB ParkAuckland4-
54.Motu LoopOpotiki57Intermediate bike trail
55.Cape Wanbrow ReserveOamaru5-
56.Maraetai ForestAuckland30Advanced bike trail
57.Linger and DieClyde2Advanced bike trail
58.Pukehinau LoopTongariro National Park17-
59.Roxburgh Gorge SouthRoxburgh15Beginner bike trail
60.John McDonald LoopTongariro National Park25-
61.Ngongotaha Cycle TrailRotorua6-
62.Dunes TrailOpotiki13Beginner bike trail
63.Herbert Forest MTB TracksOamaru6Intermediate bike trail
64.Clutha Gold TrailLawrence45Beginner bike trail
65.Treasure IslandAuckland2-
66.Fishers TrackNational Park Village31-
70.Radome Redrocks Makara LoopWellington27-
71.Red Rox LoopWellington13-
72.Ruatiti Domain RoadRaetihi10-
73.Reefton Lookout: Zig-Zag TrackReefton5-
74.Reefton to Big RiverReefton16-
75.Big River - WaiutaReefton7-
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