Buller District: Mountain Biking

Big new initiatives have seen many new mountainbike tracks put in throughout Buller. They range from easy grades taking just a few hours, to challenging multi-day tracks which require staying in huts along the way. Most tracks make use of old logging, bullock and mining trails, naturally taking in heritage sites like old mines and workings as part of their routes.

Karamea Area

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Kayaking, mountain biking, fishing and white-baiting, or simply exploring our heritage bush tracks. [More]

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The Heaphy Track, one of New Zealand’s “Great Walks” is now open to mountain bikers from May 1 to September 30 for a three-year trial period staring in 2011 and is set to also become a Great Ride for people of all ages. [More]

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Purpose-built mountain biking and walking track! [More]

Reefton Area

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Reefton has a good variety of mountain biking tracks. [More]

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Victoria Forest Park is one of the largest forest parks in the country. [More]

Westport Area

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This walk is rated one of the top five day walks in the South Island. [More]

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Denniston is the perfect location for mountain biking, offering 9 exciting rides. [More]

Shuttle service for hikers and bikers of the Old Ghost Road track. [More]

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In the North West corner of the South Island of New Zealand a ghost is awakening. A long-forgotten gold miners' road is being revived as a tramping and mountain biking track. [More]