Burn rubber in one of the world's best tracks
Hit the exact trails that the pros ride on
Combine amazing tracks with intriguing history
It's an awesome reality to ride the NZ singletracks
Sharpen your MTB skills and have a great time
Max out your senses with serene lake views, powerful waterfalls, sweet birdsong and wild bush views.
Make new friends who share the same two-wheeled passion
High on adrenaline that is
Spend your days frolicking in the sun with your bike
Fire through the forest chasing the wind
Enjoy the variety of terrain on the tour

North Island Trail Hunter MTB

7 days
Site savings
$1,346 USD

Ride amongst 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, this tour will leave you breathless in more ways than one!

  • Category
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    4 - Challenging
  • Terrain
    Flow Trail
  • Distance
    126.8 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    21.1 miles
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It's an early start in Auckland on the first day of the tour as you meet with the group by 7am for breakfast. Afterwards, make your way with bikes on the back as you kick of the first of many rides.

In the evenings on the tour you are welcome to relax at the accommodations, rest your legs and soak in the local hot tub(s). Cook in, eat out, have a beer or even some more night riding... whatever takes your fancy.

The North Island is teeming with great MTB spots. This 7-day tour lets you have a hefty sample of all the wicked trails found only in New Zealand. Try out the gondola-accessed bike park Skyline Rotorua or have a meditative ride along Lake Taupō, the options are endless. Adrenaline junkies can also do other activities while on the road, just make sure to check with the tour operator so the schedule won't clash with riding times.

It won't be all about the bike trails though as there will be a Māori Cultural Experience night which includes a traditional hāngī dinner. This just makes the trip more well-rounded as you not only learn New Zealand's terrain but it's people and traditions too.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

No need for hours of online research and planning – all you need to do is focus on the riding, the eating and the drinking – forget about sorting accommodation and transport, the tour operator has already sorted that (and more) out:

  • All transport to New Zealand’s best MTB locations.
  • Maori Cultural Experience night including traditional Hangi dinner
  • Detailed trail advice and recommendations
  • Continental breakfast every day
  • Small groups
  • Some of the best singletrack, scenic backcountry and thrilling downhills
  • High-end hostel accommodation (max 6 share, upgrades available)
  • Awesome MTB Guides with local knowledge, expert skills and mechanical know how
  • Rotorua Skyline Gondola Pass
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

There are a few things left to you, from international travel to some meals on rest days, although the guide will be happy to offer suggestions for the latter:

  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bike rental
  • International / Domestic flights
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
11 tour add-ons available