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      Open since October 2019, Middle Hill MTB is the first bike park of its kind in the area. Built on private farm land in the shadow of the Seaward Kaikoura ranges and looking out over the Pacific Ocean, Middle Hill offers a unique riding experience. Bookings are essential, so get in touch with us to come and check out the trails. We provide the shuttle up our farm tracks, and a range of accomodation options to suit your needs.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: Private Property
      Land Manager: Rick King
      Access Info:
      Our base is located at 530 Waipapa Road, about 5km up the south side of the Clarence river. We're 40km north of Kaikoura, and 100km south of Blenheim. Please get in touch to make a booking first!
      Disclaimer:
      Access by bookings only
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      Bike Park Details
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      • 8
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 9, 2024
      Day Ticket
      120
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      26
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      10,589 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,596 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,765 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      24
      Ridden Counter
      3,156

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Hitting Every Trail at New Zealand's Newly Opened Middle Hill Bike Park
      Jul 7, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      A new bike parkon the South Island with some super steep DH thrown in with flowy progression.

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      • 0 rides
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      • 0 rides
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      • 0 rides

      Photos of Middle Hill MTB Mountain Bike

      trail: Birthday Cake
      2 |
      Dec 13, 2023 @ 4:11pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      trail: Birthday Cake
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      Dec 13, 2023 @ 4:11pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      trail: Birthday Cake
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      Dec 13, 2023 @ 4:11pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      trail: Birthday Cake
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      Dec 13, 2023 @ 4:11pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      trail: Birthday Cake
      3 |
      Dec 13, 2023 @ 4:11pm
      Dec 13, 2023
      trail: Baarbie DH
      72 |
      Mar 20, 2022 @ 4:40pm
      Mar 20, 2022
      trail: Baarbie DH
      96 |
      Mar 20, 2022 @ 4:39pm
      Mar 20, 2022
      trail: Baarbie DH
      366 |
      Apr 15, 2020 @ 7:43pm
      Apr 15, 2020

      Videos of Middle Hill MTB Mountain Bike

      Twisty Tree into Lower Silky at Middle Hill
      3:06 | 26 | Mar 6, 2024 , My City
      Twisty Tree into Lower Silky at Middle Hill
      3:06 | 25 | Mar 6, 2024 , My City
      Rolling down King Kong
      trail: King Kong
      2:52 | 24 | Mar 2, 2024 , Kaikoura
      Flowy and fast Azul
      trail: Azul
      3:28 | 40 | Feb 17, 2024 , Kaikoura
      Flowy and techy Stagosaurus
      3:44 | 48 | Feb 16, 2024 , Kaikoura
      Wild Goats on Middle Hill
      trail: Wild Goats
      1:20 | 28 | Feb 16, 2024 , My City
      Stunning views and techy trail on Wharekiri Ridge
      3:31 | 38 | Feb 10, 2024 , Kaikoura
      youtuber Chasing the teenagers down Skuxxo Deluxo -...
      9:10 | 150 | Dec 18, 2022 , Kaikoura

      Recent Trail Reports

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      mattpattwishlistregionactivity #56021918
      Jul 21, 2024 @ 9:47pm
      3 days
      hughperkinvotetrailactivity #54048177 and 2 more
      Jun 12, 2024 @ 6:27pm
      Jun 12, 2024
      hughperkinriddentrailactivity #54039123 and 3 more
      Jun 12, 2024 @ 3:27pm
      Jun 12, 2024
      middlehillmtbaddtrailactivity #53039449
      May 23, 2024 @ 2:12pm
      May 23, 2024
      middlehillmtbupdatetrailactivity #52248246
      May 7, 2024 @ 9:01pm
      May 7, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      StripeysitrailSkuxxo DeluxoAwesome run!
      Oct 2, 2022 @ 10:41pm
      Oct 2, 2022
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      Jul 26, 2021 @ 12:32pm
      Jul 26, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2616 miles10,587 ft11 miles1,598 ft
      #2,317#752421532
      E-Bike2415 miles10,545 ft10 miles1,598 ft
      #851#412142
      Hike22 miles397 ft1 mile640 ft
      #3682010
      Trail Running22 miles397 ft1 mile640 ft
      #373201
      • By middlehillmtb MHMTB & contributors
      • Admins: Alps2Ocean-Cycle-Trail, MBA, ryan-mooore, MHMTB
      • #32116 - 11,992 views
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