Discover the North Island’s best MTB Trails
Here’s your opportunity to live the dream: a guided MTB adventure holiday across New Zealand’s North Island! We’ll take you to all the sweet spots! Our seven-day North Island MTB package offers some of the finest mountain biking New Zealand has to offer. From the white-knuckle downhills of Rotorua and perfectly flowing single-track of Taupō, to the most scenic of backcountry epics near Ohakune, our expert guides will take you to the meccas of New Zealand mountain biking, as well as the spectacular spots that you've never heard of!
New Zealand’s North Island offers a smorgasbord of landscapes: one day we’ll be riding through a labyrinth of towering ferns and redwoods, the next, we’ll traverse lakeside vistas and a volcanic plateau and soak in geothermal hot springs. Adventure awaits around every corner.
At the end of each day of the itinerary, we’ve included an example of one of our guest's ride statistics for that day – this is just a rough guide, and may include uplifts. You might decide to do more or less riding, it’s always your choice.
Add an extra dose of awesome by including some of our fantastic add-on options such as a MTB Skills Clinic and skydiving.
In the evenings on the tour you’re welcome to relax at the accommodation, rest your legs and soak in the local hot tub(s), cook in, eat out and have a beer.
As the tour starts early in the morning you can opt to stay at our Auckland accommodation the night before the tour – only having to walk downstairs on Day 1 makes for a stress-free morning. Likewise, you can book an extra night in Wellington after your tour ends.
The Enigmatic Bridge To Nowhere Track
We’ll wind our way through the heart of mystical Whanganui National Park to a striking bridge that literally leads to nowhere – then catch a jet boat back to civilisation.
All the Good Stuff Included
All transport, experienced MTB guide, accommodation, expert guide, breakfasts, cultural experience night including hāngī dinner.
Riding in Rotorua’s (Redwoods) Whakarewarewa Forest
Master crafted trails, unbeatable riding surfaces, well draining volcanic soils, varying topography and panoramic scenery, we’ll explore one of the world’s premier riding destinations.
- Transport to New Zealand's best MTB locations
- Detailed trail advice and recommendations
- Continental breakfast every day
- High-end hostel accommodation max 6 share, upgrades available
- Experienced MTB guides with 2 guides for tours with 9 or more people
- Small groups
- Some of the best singletrack, scenic backcountry and thrilling downhills
- All shuttles on Redwoods and Bridge to Nowhere
- Rotorua Skyline Gondola Pass
- Incredible cultural experience night including hāngī dinner and traditional Māori performance
- Plus many surprise stops along the way!
ENHANCE YOUR TRIP WITH ADD-ON ACTIVITIES AND UPGRADES
Your tour includes all the essentials but you can add extra wow-factor to your tour by adding on the activities and accommodation upgrades that suit you best.
Optional activities you can add to this trip at checkout:
North Island Trail Hunter MTB Tour
- Price from (NZD)
- Deposit only
Only $99 to secure your seat unless you book within 45 days of departure. Once your spot is booked, you can log in and customise your tour with any extra experiences or activities up to 45 days before departure.
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I loved the 7-day North Island tour! It was a great way to see the North Island in a short amount of time, especially if you are not comfortable driving or just do not want to rent a vehicle. I had been a bit hesitant to book because I don't usually stay in ho...
I really enjoyed my North Island Adventure tour. I was travelling solo but quickly made friends with the rest of the (very diverse) group. We saw and did so many amazing things in just one week! Our tour guide was super-knowledgeable and got us everywhere on t...
I went on a 20 day Haka Plus tour and it was amazing. I loved everyday and moment. Simon was a great guide and never let us down. He always had a speacial place to show us and it was amazing. Would blow your mind and take your breath away.
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