Hike and Bike New Zealand


New Zealand Cycling Tours

Explore New Zealand by walking, hiking, and biking, and experience the country’s renowned network of exceptional trails. Immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery, spanning from rugged coastlines and volcanoes to lush forests and country towns.

These trails are suitable for both hiking and cycling.

Browse our selection of:

New Zealand Cycle Tours & Bike Hire

Hiking Tours & Guided Walks in New Zealand

North Island

Explore the North Island’s Best Hiking and Cycling Trails

Hauraki Rail Trail – Hauraki Plains and Coromandel Peninsula

Length: Over 160 km (including extensions)
Highlights: Wetlands, historic sites, and scenic countryside.

Motu Trails – Bay of Plenty

Length: 91 km loop
Highlights: Rugged bush, river gorges, and historic coach road.

Waikato River Trails – Waikato Region

Length: 104 km
Highlights: Following the Waikato River, native bush, and cultural sites.

Timber Trail – Pureora Forest Park and Ongarue, Ruapehu

Length: 85 km
Highlights: Native forest, suspension bridges, historical tramways.

Remutaka Cycle Trail, Wellington Region

Length: 125 km (including the Remutaka Rail Trail)
Highlights: Historic railway tunnels, native bush, and views of Wellington.

South Island

Be awed by stunning South Island scenery

Queenstown Trail – Queenstown and Arrowtown area

Length: 140 km (network of trails)
Highlights: Lakeside views, historic gold-mining areas.

Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail – Aoraki/Mount Cook to Oamaru

Length: 301 km
Highlights: Views of the Southern Alps, glacial lakes, and the Pacific Ocean.

West Coast Wilderness Trail, West Coast

Length: 133 km
Highlights: Lush rainforests, glacial rivers, rugged coastline.

Around the Mountains Cycle Trail – Southland & Otago

Length: 186 km loop
Highlights: Southern Fiordland mountains, Southland farmland.

Kahurangi National Park – Tasman

Length: 570km of tramping tracks
Highlights: Dense forests, alpine meadows, limestone karst formations, and wild rivers.

St James Cycle Trail – Lewis Pass to Hanmer Springs

Length: 64 km
Highlights: Mountainous terrain, alpine scenery, and beech forests.