Mountain biking

The Queenstown Lakes District has many biking options available and caters to all levels of riding:


Queenstown

7 Mile Scenic reserve: dual access trails for walkers and uphill MTB riding

The Queenstown Bike Park within the Ben Lomond Reserve: downhill trails that are accessed by riding up Skyline road or Skyline gondola

Gorge Road Jump Park:  Freestyle BMX park with over 20 jumps, featuring intermediate and advanced Jumps. 

Jardine Park: a perfect track for beginners and youths to practice their skills

Wynyard Freestyle Terrain: This park is downhill riding only and includes man-made jumps, gaps and drops.  

Mountain bike trail guide/maps are available in local bike shops or from Skyline Gondola.


Wanaka

Glendhu Bay Track: A 15km distance from Waterfall Creek to the Glendhu Bay Motor Camp.  This is an  average grade track with some steep gradients in places.

Hawea River Track: A 12km distance suitable for all ages and experience, this riverside track links the Lake Hawea Township to Wanaka, Via Albert Town.

Sticky Forest: A fun network of trails through exotic pine forest in the Wanaka Township. Over 20 tracks to choose from the technical for experts, through to beginners.

Upper Clutha River Track: A 14km distance, this track starts at the Albert Town Bridge and winds along the Clutha River to historic Reko's Point Conservation area near Luggate. An average grade track with some hills to climb.

Lismore Jump Park: This facility includes a skills area featuring dirt tabletops and wooden features, a jump track and technical tracks for those who lke it steep and tricky.