Best mountain biking trails in West Coast, New Zealand

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Explore the most popular mountain biking trails in West Coast with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of mountain biking trails in West Coast, New Zealand
Top trails (6)
#1 - Point Elizabeth Walkway
Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
Note: Mountain biking is not allowed during daylight hours. riding is only permitted April 1st-September 20th at night time. This is a coastal bush walk with views of Mount Cook and of the Paparoa Mountain Range. There are many birds and most of the trail follows a 19th-century water race.Show more
#2 - Lake Kaniere Walkway
Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 6 h 39 m
#3 - Charming Creek Bike Ride
Hector, West Coast, New Zealand
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Length: 22.6 mi • Est. 10 h 36 m
Charming Creek walkway/cycleway. Follows an old mining tramway to Charming Creek Mine and old sawmill. Preserved mining relics along the way. Descends to Seddonville pub on the northern end. Can make it a loop by returning along the coast road (this is shown on the route map on this page).Show more
#4 - Te Weheka Walkway/Cycleway
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
#5 - Paparoa Track: Ces Clark Hut to Moonlight Tops Hut
Paparoa National Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Section 2 of the newest of the Great Walks, Paparoa Track. Please note, there is no freedom camping. You must stay in a hut along the route. This section of the walk is full of beautiful views! Each hut is above tree line. Show more
#6 - Croesus Knob via Paparoa Track [CLOSED]
Blackball, West Coast, New Zealand
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Length: 20.1 mi • Est. 11 h 38 m
Note: This track is currently closed until 1 October 2020. For more information, please see https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/paparoa-track/ Paparoa Track is an easy walk with large wide pathways and three swing bridges that take you past historical mining sites and old equipment from the mining days. There is a hut near the top to stay overnight. Adventurous types can take alternate ways with a difficult path to the coast and Barrytown or across the mountains then back to the car park.Show more