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Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park

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A Wellington must do!

I did my first mtb in Makara four years ago and loved it! Great views, beautiful forest, well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Stunning views of Wellington and the South Island

Suitable for walkers or cyclists, most tracks make there way to the top and great views in all... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
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116/122 S Karori Road | Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did my first mtb in Makara four years ago and loved it! Great views, beautiful forest, well marked trails and a good range of beginner and intermediate trails (haven’t ridden the advanced ones!) If you haven’t got a bike just rent one from Mud...More

Thank Wanderer29570136649
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Suitable for walkers or cyclists, most tracks make there way to the top and great views in all directions. Be warned the weather can change rapidly up here, so be prepared.

Thank Robert06sf
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

With a massive variety of thrilling trails for all skill levels, it's no wonder people travel long and far for this jewel of a place. With exciting, flowy trails to skills areas for all levels, Makara peak really has it all! So don't be shy,...More

Thank ClarkM123
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Makara peak mountain bike park is the jewel in the crown of bike parks within a few kilometres of the capital city, Wellington. Great rides for people of all riding abilities. Highly recommend day's worth of adventures to be had for all.

Thank Kiwi_iwiK
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I've been riding at Makara Peak for more than 15 years now and it still brings a smile to face every time I ride here. I have great pleasure in taking out-of-town visitors for a ride as well. You can hire a good range of...More

Thank T0ny_O1
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The Makara MTB park was developed since I left Wellington and my mates in Welly always rave about it so was time to put it to the test. My old local, Mud Cycles, provided the Merida 120 full suspension hire, like my home ride, so...More

Thank PenLea
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Wellington on a business trip and arrived early so I could ride Makara Peak. Hired a Merida 650b dualie from Mud Cycles which is just down the road. Climbed the mountain three times - good climbs with plenty to keep you interested. Then...More

Thank mattfromadelaide
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I go often. There are s number of tracks up and down. It would certainly be easier if you went the first time with someone who knew there way around but the maps you can get online and by taking a photo at the car...More

Thank TP1111
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Well maintained trails with excellent signage - you couldnt get lost if you tried. I had an awesome morning up on the trails even though the best track was closed for maintanance. I caught a 15 minute bus from the city and hired a bike...More

Thank Aussietravellerrr
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I am not a mountain biker but I loved coming here multiple times throughout the summer months. It is easy to get to and there are so many trials to try. There aren't many beginner ones but they are enough to get you started so...More

Thank AliceH123
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