Outstanding scenery and fabulous local attractions will compete for your attention as you explore the West Coast cycle trails and mountain biking tracks.
Please check the grade of the trail and understand this system before embarking on your journey. We recommend packing a supply of essentials to fix your bike and equipment in case of an emergency. Always notify someone of your plans before leaving as some areas do not have cellphone reception.
West Coast Cycling - Glacier Country
Walk or cycle through bush from Franz Josef township to the Franz Josef Glacier car park.
Paparoa Shuttles provides all aspects of support services required to walk or ride the Paparoa Track. We provide shuttle transport, car relocation, bike hire and accommodation bookings. We can even assist you with a complete trip package, so all you need to worry about is walking or riding the Paparoa Track.
The Old Ghost Road
The 85km-long Old Ghost Road traverses majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys, providing days of adventure and spectacular huts for mountain bikers and trampers.
Paparoa Track and Pike29 Memorial Track
The Paparoa Track is to be New Zealand’s 10th Great Walk. It travels through the spectacular limestone landscapes and luxuriant forests of Paparoa National Park, custom built for both mountain biking and hiking.
Biking near Westport
There are three bike trails near Westport on the West Coast.
Glory Days Urban Pedals
Glory Days - Urban Pedals is a new bike hire business located in Hokitika on the West Coast of New Zealand.
West Coast Mountain Biking - Reefton Gold
The old gold miners, timber millers and horse packers of the West Coast knew how to build a track and make it last. Nowadays, many of these historic tracks can still be ridden, but with a more sophisticated ride - a mountain bike.
Go Tracks is a Mountain Bike shuttle service for West Coast New Zealand tracks based in Reefton.
West Coast Wilderness Trail
The West Coast Wilderness Trail showcases some of the most outstanding scenery on the South Island’s West Coast with a diversity of landscapes second to none. Grab your bike and explore this Grade 2 Easy trail.
West Coast Cycling - Jade Country
Walk or mountain bike along the western shores of Lake Kaniere through lush lakeside forest, passing many picturesque bays and numerous forest streams.
Paparoa Track Services
The team at the Punakaiki Beach Camp will take care of your Paparoa Track logistics.
Cycle Journeys provides all aspects of support services required to cycle the Wilderness Trail and Paparoa Track.
We provide bike rental, shuttle transfers, daily luggage transfers, itinerary and trip planning and accommodation booking.
Blackball Co-operative shuttle and relocation service
Blackball Co-operative shuttle and relocation service will assist you hike or cycle the Paparoa Great Walk.
Biking near Greymouth
Mountain biking trails near Greymouth.
Once a leading coal mining town, Denniston sits high on a steep incline railway once described as the eight wonder of the world.
The Heaphy Track
One of New Zealand’s nine great walks, the Heaphy Track, finishes (or starts, depending on which way you’re heading) at Karamea. The 82-kilometre, four-day tramp attracts visitors from all over the world every year.