Where to Ride in Christchurch

There is an extensive network of cycle routes in Christchurch. We now have 31km of separated cycleways linking to the central city. See our online cycle map to plan your next ride.

Recreational cycling in Christchurch

Christchurch is renowned across the country for its stunning mountain bike trails. From the gentle rides at Bottle Lake to the more extreme tracks on the Port Hills and Banks Peninsula, there's outdoor adventure to suit every level. Find a ride that suits you here.

There are great road rides in and around Christchurch. The terrain and roads are well suited to riding with great flat stretches as well as some winding and quiet roads. Here are some suggested journeys. 


Christchurch all time stats

  • 389 Organisations
  • 11,110 People
  • 2,659 New riders
  • 6,208,463 km
  • 419,068 Rides
  • 819,004 kg CO2
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