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Cycling in New Zealand is one of the most enjoyable ways to explore more of this part of Oceania. So you can find your perfect New Zealand bike ride, we’ve reviewed our full collection of cycling routes in the region to deliver the top 20. Just click on each route to see a full breakdown of detailed information including elevation profiles and surface analyses, and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other members of the komoot community.

Intermediate
01:48
17.4 mi
Difficult
03:09
30.2 mi
Difficult
03:30
34.7 mi
Difficult
03:11
29.9 mi
Difficult
03:47
34.2 mi
Intermediate
03:41
37.1 mi
Intermediate
01:45
17.2 mi
Intermediate
02:15
17.3 mi
Difficult
04:59
49.9 mi
Difficult
03:24
33.0 mi
Intermediate
03:58
27.7 mi
Intermediate
03:50
28.4 mi
Difficult
03:21
30.9 mi
Intermediate
04:21
29.9 mi
Difficult
04:57
48.5 mi
Difficult
05:23
48.6 mi
Intermediate
01:56
13.8 mi
Intermediate
02:06
19.8 mi
Intermediate
02:17
22.2 mi
Difficult
02:48
25.9 mi

Top 20 cycling routes in New Zealand

    1
    Intermediate
    01:48
    17.4 mi
    9.6 mph
    825 ft
    825 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    2
    Difficult
    03:09
    30.2 mi
    9.6 mph
    1,550 ft
    1,550 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    Difficult
    03:30
    34.7 mi
    9.9 mph
    1,600 ft
    1,600 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    4
    Difficult
    03:11
    29.9 mi
    9.4 mph
    1,950 ft
    1,950 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    5
    Difficult
    03:47
    34.2 mi
    9.0 mph
    2,600 ft
    2,600 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    6
    Intermediate
    03:41
    37.1 mi
    10.1 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,175 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    7
    Intermediate
    01:45
    17.2 mi
    9.8 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    8
    Intermediate
    02:15
    17.3 mi
    7.7 mph
    700 ft
    700 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    9
    Difficult
    04:59
    49.9 mi
    10.0 mph
    2,400 ft
    2,400 ft
    Ferry
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.
    10
    Difficult
    03:24
    33.0 mi
    9.7 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,650 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    11
    Intermediate
    03:58
    27.7 mi
    7.0 mph
    1,150 ft
    1,150 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    12
    Intermediate
    03:50
    28.4 mi
    7.4 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    13
    Difficult
    03:21
    30.9 mi
    9.2 mph
    2,425 ft
    2,425 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    14
    Intermediate
    04:21
    29.9 mi
    6.9 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    15
    Difficult
    04:57
    48.5 mi
    9.8 mph
    2,200 ft
    2,200 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    16
    Difficult
    05:23
    48.6 mi
    9.0 mph
    3,900 ft
    3,900 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    17
    Intermediate
    01:56
    13.8 mi
    7.1 mph
    625 ft
    650 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    18
    Intermediate
    02:06
    19.8 mi
    9.4 mph
    1,250 ft
    1,250 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    19
    Intermediate
    02:17
    22.2 mi
    9.7 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    20
    Difficult
    02:48
    25.9 mi
    9.3 mph
    1,725 ft
    1,725 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

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