Cycling Trails

The Catlins’ bike trails are just one of the many fun ways to explore and enjoy this breathtaking area.

The Catlins Lake

Bike around the Catlins Lake
22km
Medium fitness level required
Sealed and unsealed roads

The Nuggets

Kaka Point – The Nuggets – Kaka Point
10km
All levels of fitness
Unsealed roads

Pounawea

Pounawea – River Road – Owaka - Pounawea
Medium fitness level required
10km

The Wisp

Owaka Valley- Tawanui – Owaka
40km
Medium fitness level required
Mainly unsealed roads

Tahakopa

Papatowai-Tahakopa-MacLennan-Tahakopa
20km
Medium fitness level required
Mainly unsealed roads

Cannibal Bay

Owaka-Tunnel Hill-Sandy Bay Road-Cannibal Bay Road-Owaka
37km
Good level of fitness required
Lots of hills, mostly unsealed

Kaka Point

Owaka – Kaka Point via the new sealed road - through Kaka Point and turn left on gravel road to Romahapa corner and back to Owaka via Tunnel Hill
40km
Moderate fitness level required
Sealed and unsealed roads

Katea Valley

Owaka – Owaka Valley – Katea Valley via Hunt Road – Tunnel Hill – Owaka
40km
Moderate fitness level required
Sealed and unsealed roads

Heritage Trail

Fortrose-Waipapa-Slope Point-Waipohatu-Curio Bay-Waikawa
13km of main route (30km) is unsealed. All side roads are unsealed.

Waikawa

Waikawa to Fortrose
35km
Moderate fitness level required
Main road sealed

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