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Showcasing some of New Zealand’s most amazing landscapes, our 22 Great Rides are also an exciting and environmentally sustainable way to reach must-see sights and activities.

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Clutha Gold Trail

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Location Black Otago
Clock Black 73km / 2 Days
Star Black Clutha River / gold mining heritage / country towns
13 CLUTHA GOLD

COVID-19 UPDATE: TRAIL OPEN. Stretching between the pretty rural towns of Roxburgh and Lawrence, the Clutha Gold Trail winds through the changing landscapes and colourful history of the mighty Clutha ...

Otago Central Rail Trail

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Location Black Otago
Clock Black 152km / 1–5 days
Star Black epic landscapes / pioneer history / easy riding
16 OTAGO CENTRAL RAIL

COVID-19 UPDATE: TRAIL OPEN. New Zealand’s original Great Ride follows an old railway line through beautiful, big-sky country with the bonus of legendary hospitality.

Roxburgh Gorge Trail

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Easy: 90%

Intermediate: 10%

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Location Black Otago
Clock Black 21km / 1 Day
Star Black spectacular geology / gold rush heritage / jet boat tour
19 ROXBURGH GORGE

COVID-19 UPDATE: TRAIL OPEN. Following the mighty Clutha Mata-au River through a hidden gorge, this trail reveals pioneer stories and an otherworldly landscape of incredible natural beauty.

The Queenstown Trail

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Easy: 70%

Intermediate: 20%

Advanced: 10%

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Location Black Otago
Clock Black 120km / 1–4 days
Star Black alpine grandeur / wineries & cafes / pioneer history
18 QUEENSTOWN

COVID-19 UPDATE: TRAIL OPEN. Offering everything from easy lakeside jaunts to all-day adventures around the Wakatipu Basin, the Queenstown Trail serves up sublime scenery while linking many of the reg...