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Our Tour recommendations are based on thousands of activities completed by other people on komoot.

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.

Difficult
03:04
19.5 mi
Difficult
04:55
27.4 mi
Difficult
02:29
16.7 mi
Difficult
06:50
36.8 mi
Difficult
02:11
14.3 mi
Intermediate
02:06
14.8 mi
Difficult
02:38
16.6 mi
Difficult
01:41
10.9 mi
Difficult
02:59
23.4 mi
Intermediate
02:20
19.8 mi
Difficult
01:50
10.8 mi
Difficult
01:13
8.62 mi
Intermediate
01:51
11.8 mi
Difficult
02:12
13.4 mi
Difficult
03:25
28.6 mi
Intermediate
02:32
17.0 mi
Intermediate
01:37
11.4 mi
Easy
01:29
9.93 mi
Difficult
04:02
31.1 mi
Intermediate
02:15
14.6 mi

The 20 best MTB rides in New Zealand

    1
    Difficult
    03:04
    19.5 mi
    6.4 mph
    2,200 ft
    2,200 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    2
    Difficult
    04:55
    27.4 mi
    5.6 mph
    4,575 ft
    4,575 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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  • 3
    Difficult
    02:29
    16.7 mi
    6.7 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    4
    Difficult
    06:50
    36.8 mi
    5.4 mph
    6,375 ft
    6,375 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.
    5
    Difficult
    02:11
    14.3 mi
    6.6 mph
    1,275 ft
    1,275 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    6
    Intermediate
    02:06
    14.8 mi
    7.0 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,500 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    7
    Difficult
    02:38
    16.6 mi
    6.3 mph
    2,075 ft
    2,075 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    8
    Difficult
    01:41
    10.9 mi
    6.5 mph
    1,050 ft
    1,050 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    9
    Difficult
    02:59
    23.4 mi
    7.8 mph
    1,925 ft
    1,900 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    10
    Intermediate
    02:20
    19.8 mi
    8.5 mph
    1,025 ft
    1,025 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    11
    Difficult
    01:50
    10.8 mi
    5.9 mph
    1,425 ft
    1,425 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    12
    Difficult
    01:13
    8.62 mi
    7.1 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    13
    Intermediate
    01:51
    11.8 mi
    6.4 mph
    1,625 ft
    1,625 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    14
    Difficult
    02:12
    13.4 mi
    6.1 mph
    1,400 ft
    1,400 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    15
    Difficult
    03:25
    28.6 mi
    8.3 mph
    2,300 ft
    2,300 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
    16
    Intermediate
    02:32
    17.0 mi
    6.7 mph
    2,350 ft
    2,350 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    17
    Intermediate
    01:37
    11.4 mi
    7.1 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,500 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    18
    Easy
    01:29
    9.93 mi
    6.7 mph
    975 ft
    975 ft
    Easy mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Suitable for all skill levels.
    19
    Difficult
    04:02
    31.1 mi
    7.7 mph
    3,000 ft
    3,000 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.
    20
    Intermediate
    02:15
    14.6 mi
    6.5 mph
    1,550 ft
    1,550 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.

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