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      Bike Park Closed for Season. Opens on December 7
      Lift-accessed mountain biking in the heart of the Southern Alps. It'll take your breath away.

      The Cardrona Bike Park features a variety of lift-accessed downhill mountain bike trails for all levels of rider to enjoy. With some of the longest vertical descents in the country, come & explore our alpine playground. Lap the lifts daily from 10am – 4pm (6pm Dec 28 - Feb 2) & until 8pm on Friday nights.

      Cardrona Mountain Bike Park is open every day from December 7, 2019 – March 29, 2020 (closed Christmas Day)
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: Private Property
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      Bike Park Details
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      • 8
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      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 5, 2021
      Day Ticket
      90 NZD
      Uplift Type
      Chair Lift
      Season start
      Dec 7
      Season end
      Mar 29

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      23
      Trails Mountain Bike
      22
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent
      14,560 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,394 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,171 ft
      Reports
      95
      Photos
      312
      Ridden Counter
      5,428

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Cardrona Bike Park NZ Mountain Bike

      trail: Sweet As
      14 |
      Feb 21, 2021 @ 5:51pm
      Feb 21, 2021
      trail: Sweet As
      23 |
      Feb 21, 2021 @ 5:49pm
      Feb 21, 2021
      184 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 3:35pm
      Jan 6, 2021
      trail: Prospector
      137 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 3:35pm
      Jan 6, 2021
      trail: Ridge Rider
      131 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 3:35pm
      Jan 6, 2021
      trail: Gilby's
      194 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 3:35pm
      Jan 6, 2021
      trail: Morning Glory
      205 |
      Jan 5, 2016 @ 3:05am
      Jan 5, 2016
      trail: Morning Glory
      183 |
      Jan 5, 2016 @ 3:04am
      Jan 5, 2016

      Videos of Cardrona Bike Park NZ Mountain Bike

      Cruisin Cardrona
      6:29 | 54 | Mar 11, 2019
      Mellow run
      3:16 | 326 | Feb 20, 2016
      youtuber Mountain Bike Laps at Cardrona Bike Park, New...
      3:38 | 244 | Jun 25, 2020 , Wanaka
      youtuber Peak To Pub - Cardrona Bike Park
      14:20 | 267 | Feb 20, 2020 , Wanaka
      Cardrona Bike Park: Gilby's, High Viz, Boulder...
      9:49 | 202 | Mar 31, 2019 , Wanaka
      Cardrona Bike Park: Gilby's, High Viz, Boulder...
      trail: Hi ViZ
      9:49 | 217 | Mar 31, 2019 , Wanaka
      Cardrona Bike Park: Gilby's, High Viz,...
      trail: Gilby's
      9:49 | 170 | Mar 31, 2019 , Wanaka
      youtuber Cardrona Bike Park: Part 2 - Gilby's, High...
      trail: DTL
      9:49 | 229 | Mar 31, 2019 , Wanaka

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Sweet As
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 2:24pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      Snow GroomedcalvingilesDownhill Ski
      Peak to Pub
      Feb 23, 2020 @ 5:07pm
      Feb 23, 2020
      IdealDeadeyenicFlowing very nice on the top patrolled...
      Crankshaft
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 7:14pm
      Jan 5, 2020
      DryVCBlack
      Grasshopper
      Mar 8, 2019 @ 10:19pm
      Mar 8, 2019
      DryAthosmaFun trail, runs well.
      Boundary Rider
      Mar 8, 2019 @ 10:15pm
      Mar 8, 2019
      DryAthosmaRuns smooth as, follow the blue dots even...
      Morning Glory
      Jan 8, 2019 @ 3:00pm
      Jan 8, 2019
      DryMotolorax
      Hi ViZ
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      DryMotolorax
      Lo ViZ
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      DryMotolorax
      Jacobs Ladder
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      DryMotolorax
      Afternoon Delight
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      VariableMotolorax

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1811179WillyYowishlisttrailArcadia
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 8:46pm
      Jun 21, 2021
      user #1967484GravelbenvotetrailProspector
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 1:45pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      user #1967484GravelbenriddentrailSweet As and 8 more
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 1:43pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      user #2276529Heidi502wishlisttrailSweet As and 1 more
      May 30, 2021 @ 1:27am
      May 30, 2021
      user #1284120nzchuckawishlisttrailPeak to Pub and 1 more
      May 5, 2021 @ 2:29am
      May 5, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1066467ThruTheWoodstrailLo ViZThis trail has been mis-marked. It is a black...
      Mar 28, 2019 @ 8:31pm
      Mar 28, 2019
      user #1493996siwoolleyonetrailCrankshaftFree shuttle back to top
      Mar 22, 2019 @ 1:13pm
      Mar 22, 2019
      user #1493996siwoolleyonetrailGrasshopperFun triple jumps yellow mid pace first red mid...
      Mar 22, 2019 @ 1:10pm
      Mar 22, 2019
      user #1094993TuracotrailProspectorDefinitely not closed as at 27 Dec 2018
      Dec 26, 2017 @ 9:04pm
      Dec 26, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Arrowtown Trails 47.3 km
      Pisa Range 58.3 km
      Gibbston 4 4 110.9 km
      Coronet Peak 7 1 111 km
      Wakatipu Basin 3 212.9 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2218 miles13,927 ft15 miles4,393 ft
      #624#333129431,362
      ATV/ORV/OHV14,793 ft633 ft4,163 ft600 ft
      #60#172
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