WHAT WE DO.
Kaikōura Cycling Club progresses and promotes Kaikōura cycling.
Kaikōura Cycling Club was formed 2011 by a group of like minded volunteers with the intention of promoting cycling and improving cycling facilities in the Kaikōura district.
The vision of the Kaikōura Cycling Club is to develop a world class cycle and walking trail network that encompasses the ocean and the mountains of Kaikōura.
The Kaikōura Cycling Club is an incorporated club.
cycle at KAIKōURA.
Rides you don’t want to miss.
KCC makes every reasonable effort to provide accurate and up to date information on this website but it is up to you to take care and ride to the conditions.
KCC maintains The Kaikōura and Kaiterau Trails only and makes every effort to keep the surface in a good condition. Factors such as weather, spring growth and other events may affect the quality of the trail. There are multiple entry and exit points on the trails and care and attention is required to avoid going off the trail.
The Kaikōura Trail.
Easy – Intermediate
Loosely following the perimeter of the Kaikōura plains and skirting the Kowhai and Hapuku Rivers, the Kaikōura Trail features trails that are as diverse as the scenery. Cycle the entire loop or hop on and cycle a section.
7km Up – 3km Down
The Kaiterau Trail is a one-way intermediate loop ride that takes you part way up Mt Fyffe to the Kaiterau Plateau with spectacular views over the Kaikōura Peninsula.
The Trail is suitable for experienced riders with good intermediate off-road biking skills.
Puhi Puhi Valley.
Easy – Intermediate
The Puhi Puhi Valley is a gravel cycle experience that skirts the flanks of the north end of the Seaward Kaikōura range. The climb finishing at Saddle Gate, under the second highest peak in the Seaward Kaikōuras, Te Ao Whekere at 2598m.
Nestled between the Seaward and Inland Kaikōura Ranges, Clarence Reserve Station was once one of the country’s largest. These days this vast and rugged high-country is part of the Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Conservation Park and cyclists have unrestricted access.
“I wanted to thank you for the fantastic bike route you have created – I rode the full loop today and loved it. Quite new to mountain biking, it was just the right level for me. Loved the variety of tracks and almost no cars to contend with. Thank you! “
“Hi team, we cycled the kaikōura trail today and just wanted to commend you on the great job with the trail – it was a great mix of gravel, single track and quiet roads with fantastic scenery. we had a ball!”
If you love our trails – have your say at the contact form
Have questions or comments about the Kaikōura Cycling Club or the work we do?
Maybe you would like to sponsor development of some new trail or help our tiny club with some of the challenges of trail development.
You might have a story about riding around Kaikōura that you would like to share.
For whatever reason you’d like to contact us, please use the form here.
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