East Otago Cycling

East Otago Cycling Routes Transport Bicycle icon

The following routes have been put together by passionate locals to show you the best of East Otago. From coastal vistas and wildlife to rolling farmland and beautiful river valleys...come see, come explore real, rural Waitaki.


Please note: the following cycling routes are suggested routes and not official trails. These are unformed, unmarked and require cycling on a variety of surfaces - from gravel to sealed roads - and may include sections on state highways and on roads used by logging trucks. Cyclists should abide by road rules at all times and exercise caution.
Your safety is your own responsibility


TO THE TAIERE PEAK AND BACK

13kms  
Grade 2-3  
1-2 hours  
Gravel / Recreation/Scenic

Taeri Peak 1153

THE BIG TRIANGLE

15.4kms  
Grade  2   
approx. 2 hours    
Recreation/Scenic/Hill work/

Fleming Rd 3273

DUNBACK EXPRESS

10-12 kms 
Grade 1   
1 hour   
Recreation/Family/Touring/History

Shag River 3756

FIGURE 8 SPECIAL

20.8 kms (whole ride)
Grade 2-3 (multiple options)    

Recreation/Training/Scenic/Options

Bushey Hill 3401

THE MIXED DOZEN

Multiple options
gravel road/sealed surface/steep hill sections

Fleming Rd 3179

 

THE OLD AND THE NEW

17 kms
Grade 4
4 Hours    
Recreation/Preparation/Scenic