2 miles
Distance
326 ft
Climb
-448 ft
Descent
00:14:50
Avg time

Kaipipi Track Details

  • Riding area
    Stewart Island
    Stewart Island
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

An old road from back in the logging days; now a mixed use walking / biking track through DOC land. Takes you to the picturesque Kaipipi Inlet; the southern most point reachable in New Zealand on a bike! Mix of rock and mud; sections of single and double track. Look out for Kiwi if riding at night! Please note that this is part of the Rakiura Track Great Walk - be respective to other trail users!

Access Info

Ride all the way down Main Road; turning right onto the gravel at the bottom of Airport road and all the way to the Fern Gully road-end.

More Stats for Kaipipi Track mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -122 ft
  • Altitude max
    336 ft
  • Altitude start
    122 ft
  • Grade
    -1.11%
  • Grade max
    -29.595%
  • Grade min
    33.756%
  • Distance climb
    4,612 ft
  • Distance down
    5,208 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,117 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:33:11
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on Jun 23, 2017
Prevalent Mud
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Kaipipi Track Trail Reports

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Jun 23, 2017 @ 9:25pm
Jun 23, 2017
Trees down in 2 places, 1 is hoppable, the other requires dismount. Have informed track management.
Jan 27, 2017 @ 5:32pm
Jan 27, 2017
Minor Water drainage issue, standing water on trail surface
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