3 miles
255 ft
-220 ft
Avg time


  • Riding Area
    The Tukituki Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    Not rideable after heavy rain or when the river is in flood
  • Family Friendly
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
  • Land Manager
    Rotary River Pathway Trust

Easy Contour Single out & back track. Weaves along beside Tukituki River from north side of Waipukurau Bridge to Lindsay Bush and onto Black Creek.
Key destination features are Lindsay Bush an unspoilt NZ native tree reserve and at the end of the trail at Black Creek access to the historical limestone water race tunnel.

Access Info

Start of trail is on north side of Waipukurau Bridge. There is a carpark by Higgens yard just off Lindsay rd.
Track can also be accessed at Lindsay Bush carpark.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lindsay Bush>Black Creek bike trail
  • Altitude change
    34 ft
  • Altitude min
    441 ft
  • Altitude max
    492 ft
  • Altitude start
    448 ft
  • Altitude end
    482 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,543 ft
  • Distance down
    4,229 ft
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to lindsay-bush-black-creek trailhead (-39.988476, 176.558563)
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