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Makara Peak - South Karori Road

Wellington's premier mountain biking destination


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This is the main entrance to Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park, a few minutes from Wellington city with a raft of single trail tracks and epic views at the top.

Spread over 250 hectares of native bush, the park boasts a network of trails that cater to beginners and advanced riders alike. With stunning views, varied terrain, and meticulously maintained tracks, Makara Peak offers an exhilarating outdoor adventure. The park is a testament to community effort, featuring purpose-built trails that blend seamlessly with the natural landscape, creating a unique and rewarding biking experience.

Know before you go...

Ensure your bike is in good condition, carry plenty of water, and wear appropriate safety gear. Be prepared for variable weather conditions and respect the park's guidelines to preserve the trails and natural environment.

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Getting there

Makara Peak is easily accessible from Wellington. Head southwest on Karori Road, continue onto South Karori Road, and follow the signs to the park. There is ample parking available at the entrance.


Wellington city offers a range of options from budget-friendly hostels to luxury hotels, all within a short drive of the park.


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