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Makara Peak - Wellington's Mountain Biking Park

Wellington's network of purpose-built mountain bike trails offering riding for all levels.

Overlooking the Wellington suburb of Karori is Makara Peak, and surrounding it is a mountain bike park of international reputation. Since 1998 this park has been developed by a group of enthusiastic supporters building tracks, planting native trees and eradicating destructive pests.

Wellington's network of purpose-built mountain bike trails offers almost 40km of tracks and riding for all levels, from two hour first timers through to full day adventures. 250 hectares of fun and action with spectacular views of the city and surrounds.