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Adventure Riding NZ

New Zealand's Adventure Riding community, free GPS track downloads, forums, and more!

 

Adventure Riding NZ is New Zealand’s free Adventure Riding and Dual Sport motorcycling community.

 

Check out our forums to ask a question, organise a ride, share pictures of your bike or a ride you’ve done, or if you just want to discuss Adventure Riding.
You can be posting in minutes by using the login box on the right hand side to Register or Login.

If you are new to Adventure Riding, explore things to consider when choosing an adventure bike, once you have your bike what handy extras you might want to accessorise your adventure bike with, and some tips on looking after your bike and yourself while riding. We’ve also got a huge Adventure Motorcycle Specs table to help you research what bike may be right for you.

Investigate our large collection of North and South Island tracks documented with free GPS track downloads for each track, plus there’s a community built map of every gravel road in New Zealand and a New Zealand T2B(Top 2 Bottom) route is under development which you can contribute to or download, plus there’s lots of info in our forums.
You need to be registered to access and download the track information but it’s all free.

 

Random North Island Tracks

Pram Track – Karapoti

Pram Track – Karapoti
The Pram Track links Karapoti Road near Upper Hutt to Raumati/Paraparaumu on the Kapiti Coast and passes up and over the hills of the Akatarawas. A permit is required to enter Akatarawa Forest Park with a motor vehicle, however the permits are free and easy to obtain online from the Greater Wellington Regional Council website....

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Woodhill Forest Lagoon

Woodhill Forest Lagoon
Skirting around the top of the Woodhill Forest this 8km track takes you to the lagoon of Waioni Inlet at the top of South Head. The road out to the lagoon is smooth graded gravel so suitable for beginner and experienced adventure riders alike. At the lagoon there is beach access though only near low...

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Random South Island Tracks

St Leonards – Kaiwara Road

St Leonards – Kaiwara Road
St Leonards / Kaiwara Rd is a gravel road that runs from Culverden & links onto Random Spur Rd. Together, the 2 roads give an interesting dry weather alternate route between Culverden & Cheviot. St Leonards starts sealed but quickly becomes a standard Gravel Rd. After the intersection with Lowry Peaks Road the road devolves...

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Flea Bay Road

Flea Bay Road
Flea Bay Road runs off the summit of Lighthouse Road and is a 6km gravel run down to Flea Bay Marine Reserve. Over the 6km your altitude drops from 650m down to sea level. The road is steep and is usually in good condition though this could change after rough weather as the area is...

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