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Mountain biking in New Zealand is one of the best ways to explore more of this area of Oceania. To help you experience the best the region has to offer, we’ve reviewed our full collection of mountain bike routes to bring you the top 20. Just click on any of the routes below to browse real tips and photos shared by other members of Komoot’s mountain biking community, to see what they liked most about these Tours—and to find the perfect mountain bike route for your next ride.


The 19 best MTB rides in New Zealand

    1
    Difficult
    03:33
    20.3 mi
    5.7 mph
    2,875 ft
    2,875 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    2
    Difficult
    02:32
    17.9 mi
    7.1 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,350 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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  • 3
    Difficult
    04:46
    32.4 mi
    6.8 mph
    3,225 ft
    3,225 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    4
    Difficult
    04:14
    24.0 mi
    5.7 mph
    3,425 ft
    3,425 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    5
    Intermediate
    01:50
    13.2 mi
    7.2 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
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    6
    Intermediate
    01:16
    7.65 mi
    6.0 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    7
    Difficult
    02:52
    20.1 mi
    7.0 mph
    2,175 ft
    2,175 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    8
    Difficult
    02:57
    18.5 mi
    6.3 mph
    2,725 ft
    2,725 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    9
    Difficult
    01:32
    10.6 mi
    6.9 mph
    975 ft
    975 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    10
    Difficult
    03:03
    17.7 mi
    5.8 mph
    3,050 ft
    3,050 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    11
    Easy
    01:56
    17.7 mi
    9.1 mph
    950 ft
    950 ft
    Easy mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    12
    Difficult
    04:33
    27.4 mi
    6.0 mph
    3,950 ft
    3,950 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    13
    Intermediate
    02:05
    12.3 mi
    5.9 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,500 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    14
    Difficult
    03:38
    29.3 mi
    8.1 mph
    2,525 ft
    2,525 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    15
    Intermediate
    01:38
    10.6 mi
    6.5 mph
    1,100 ft
    1,100 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    16
    Easy
    01:19
    11.2 mi
    8.5 mph
    750 ft
    750 ft
    Easy mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    17
    Difficult
    01:57
    11.3 mi
    5.8 mph
    1,825 ft
    1,825 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    18
    Intermediate
    03:05
    22.5 mi
    7.3 mph
    2,250 ft
    2,250 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    19
    Difficult
    04:18
    27.6 mi
    6.4 mph
    4,375 ft
    4,350 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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