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Road Cycling Routes in New Zealand

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In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of road biking routes in New Zealand to bring you the 20 best rides in the region. To find the one which is right for you, click on any of the Tours to see a full breakdown of its details including elevation profiles and surface analyses, and browse real tips and photos shared by other members of the Komoot community.

Intermediate
02:38
28.9 mi
Intermediate
02:46
30.7 mi
Easy
01:31
16.9 mi
Easy
01:42
19.6 mi
Intermediate
03:50
42.5 mi
Intermediate
03:56
44.3 mi
Difficult
05:44
66.8 mi
Easy
01:58
22.6 mi
Difficult
04:35
48.6 mi
Intermediate
02:19
27.6 mi
Intermediate
03:08
36.5 mi
Difficult
04:32
48.1 mi
Intermediate
03:19
41.8 mi
Intermediate
03:02
34.2 mi
Intermediate
02:49
32.2 mi
Difficult
03:50
40.5 mi
Easy
01:15
13.7 mi
Intermediate
04:13
46.7 mi
Intermediate
03:42
42.0 mi

The 19 top rides in New Zealand

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    1
    Intermediate
    02:38
    28.9 mi
    11.0 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,650 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    2
    Intermediate
    02:46
    30.7 mi
    11.1 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,500 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    Easy
    01:31
    16.9 mi
    11.1 mph
    825 ft
    825 ft
    Easy road ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    4
    Easy
    01:42
    19.6 mi
    11.6 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Easy road ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    5
    Intermediate
    03:50
    42.5 mi
    11.1 mph
    2,325 ft
    2,325 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    6
    Intermediate
    03:56
    44.3 mi
    11.3 mph
    2,050 ft
    2,050 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    7
    Difficult
    05:44
    66.8 mi
    11.7 mph
    2,475 ft
    2,475 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    8
    Easy
    01:58
    22.6 mi
    11.5 mph
    950 ft
    950 ft
    Easy road ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    9
    Difficult
    04:35
    48.6 mi
    10.6 mph
    3,950 ft
    3,950 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    10
    Intermediate
    02:19
    27.6 mi
    11.9 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,175 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    11
    Intermediate
    03:08
    36.5 mi
    11.6 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,175 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    12
    Difficult
    04:32
    48.1 mi
    10.6 mph
    4,125 ft
    4,125 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    13
    Intermediate
    03:19
    41.8 mi
    12.6 mph
    1,300 ft
    1,300 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    14
    Intermediate
    03:02
    34.2 mi
    11.3 mph
    1,550 ft
    1,550 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    15
    Intermediate
    02:49
    32.2 mi
    11.4 mph
    2,450 ft
    2,450 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    16
    Difficult
    03:50
    40.5 mi
    10.5 mph
    3,000 ft
    3,000 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    17
    Easy
    01:15
    13.7 mi
    11.0 mph
    575 ft
    575 ft
    Easy road ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    18
    Intermediate
    04:13
    46.7 mi
    11.1 mph
    2,925 ft
    2,925 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
    19
    Intermediate
    03:42
    42.0 mi
    11.4 mph
    2,125 ft
    2,125 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.

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