Recreational cycling

Journey through the Christchurch's stunning landscapes and enjoy over 70km of mountain bike tracks and scenic road rides.

COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

All parks and tracks are open under alert level 2.  To help keep everyone well, please continue to maintain a 2 metre distance from other people when you’re out and about and please wash your hands before and after using equipment in our parks and gardens.

The following are all open:

  • All parks and gardens
  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • Visitor and information centres
  • Dog parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Boat ramps and wharves
  • Cemeteries

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Head to the Department of Conservation website for more popular rides around Canterbury and the rest of New Zealand. 

Christchurch Adventure Park has mountain bike trails aimed at all levels - flowy trails for beginners, sweeping intermediate trails and technical jump tracks for experts.

Looking for urban cycle routes? Check out our Christchurch cycle map.

Moutain bike trail map

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