6 miles
Distance
941 ft
Climb
-1,285 ft
Descent
00:58:08
Avg time

Charming Creek Details

  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This ride will take you through bush lined corridors, past rapids foaming with water in the Ngakawau Gorge, and over historic railway formations. There may be sharp or rusty metal remnants along the track.

Expect to dismount from time to time as you navigate the swing bridge at Mangatini Falls or when clambering up the rock steps by Irishman's tunnel.

For mountain biking enthusiasts Charming Creek was rated by the Kennett Brothers as a 3 star ride - highly recommended ride which they enjoyed.

This is a shared-use track.

Access Info

From Westport head north on Highway 67 for 32km's to Ngakawau. Alternatively head to Seddonville and turn right at the "Charming Creek" signpost. Follow the gravel road to the road end car park (approx. 10km's from Seddonville).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Charming Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -344 ft
  • Altitude min
    27 ft
  • Altitude max
    401 ft
  • Altitude start
    396 ft
  • Altitude end
    52 ft
  • Grade
    -1.153%
  • Grade max
    -45.86%
  • Grade min
    51.267%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:58:08
  • Avg reverse time
    01:40:51
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Status:
on Jan 2, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to charming-creek trailhead (-41.586910, 171.955490)
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag rbarr (Jan 25, 2018 at 14:22)
 Lives up to it's name, a couple of hours through wonderful scenery. Appropriate for anyone, kids to elites, but need to be conscious of walkers. Can be a loop round the road through Seddonville
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