In Southland, there are many great tracks for cycling. You can find anything from family friendly rides to more adventurous tracks for the mountain bike fanatic in you.
For those who are looking for longer, scenic rides to challenge their fitness this 4-day itinerary around the region offers
For those who like a challenging mix of off-road climbing and technical descents across all types of terrain.
2 Sinclair Road, Te Anau
Just 6km from Te Anau town center on the corner of Sinclair Road there is a growing single track playground for mountain bikers.
Bald Hill, Knutsford Road, Longwood Forest
This 47km, grade 3 mountain biking track climbs through Longwood Forest to the very top of Bald Hill - one of the best lookout points in Southland.
180 Flagstaff Road, Bluff
Bluff Motupōhue has s a well-established walking track network and mountain bike park. The primary bike loop is an intermediate trail, with a series of advanced and expert descending options.
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This awe-inspiring cycle trail encompasses rural townships, rolling farmland, show stopping valleys, pristine rivers and lakes, and alpine vistas.
Ivon Wilson Park, Manapouri-Te Anau Highway, Te Anau
An 8km, grade 2 mountain biking track with sections for all abilities that winds through the beautiful scenery of Ivon Wilson Park.
Sandy Point Road, Otatara
The Sandy Point Mountain Bike trails have been home to the Southland Mountain Bike club since the 1990's.
70 Dolamore Park Road, Gore
Located 11km from Gore in the Hokonui Hills, Dolamore Park is an ideal location for a family day out or a night's camping.
Borland Road, Monowai
The Borland Lodge area offers a few awesome mountain biking rides that are great for riders with a good level of fitness.
Dunns Road, Otatara
This well formed walkway/cycleway begins at the Dunns Road Bridge and heads west to the beach entrance on Dunns Road.