Bowenvale Traverse Track

Stunning views over the Canterbury Plains and down through the Bowenvale Valley. Along with the Bowenhill Downhill, this is the oldest MTB track on the Port Hills.

Grade: 3, intermediate. Steep slopes, rougher sections, some narrow tracks, avoidable obstacles.

Start: Thomsons car park at the top of Victoria Park car park. 

Finish: Top of Huntsbury Track at the base of Mt Vernon.

Access: Turn left at the Sign of the Kiwi onto Summit Road. Drive/bike approximately 1 km east along Summit Road to Thomsons car park. This carpark is the where all/most down hill runs start in Victoria Park.

Signs: Posted at each end.

Description: From the car park, turn right onto a smooth gravel track in the pine forest. Continue along the track into tussock country.