Hawke's Bay is located on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island. Hawke’s Bay Trails are part of Ngā Herenga’s 23 Great Rides of New Zealand and one of the most popular. It’s known for its beautiful scenery, relaxed cycling, world-class wine, great hospitality, rich cultural history and numerous outdoor activities.
UPDATE: In February 2023 Cyclone Gabrielle hit the region, which caused damage to parts of the cycle trails. Here's what you need to know when coming to ride:
New Zealand cycling guru Jonathan Kennett describes the Hawke's Bay Trails Great Ride of New Zealand, as 'the closest you can get to a European cycling holiday without travelling to Europe'. The limesand trails are wide, smooth and mostly flat, perfect for enjoying the mini Mediterranean climate with some of the finest food and wine to be found anywhere in the world……the perfect indulgent experience!
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