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Clutha Gold Trail bike ride

Completed the trail as a family of four. Great weather. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Trail suitable for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gregory O
Great Trip

Great biking, good pubs to stop at along the way too. Lovely cross-section of NZ terrain and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Howard S
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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The Clutha Gold Trail is one of the ‘Great Rides’ of Nga Haerenga The New Zealand Cycle Trail. Open year-round, this smooth, wide, well-formed trail over undulating, flat and meandering terrain requires moderate fitness. Whether you walk or ride...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
120 Scotland Street, Roxburgh 9500, New Zealand
+64 3-446 8920
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All reviews great ride clutha gold quinoa beaumont hotel ups and downs the pub alongside the river autumn colours intercity bus amazing scenery local history lots of photo opportunities easy ride gold mining history cycle trip horseshoe bend away from the road
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Completed the trail as a family of four. Great weather. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Trail suitable for all levels of rider. Views wonderful. SheBikesHeBikes planned our itinerary, dropped out bags at our accommodation and generally made life very easy for us. Thanks Carol and Kara.

Thank Gregory O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great biking, good pubs to stop at along the way too. Lovely cross-section of NZ terrain and relatively easy biking.

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

loved the trail, well designed and a good ride. autumn such a good time to do this. it connects with the Roxburgh river trail and as a ride it is really one when you are planning. Its all about the river and the gold mining...More

Thank Sally T
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed 3 days from Clyde to Lawrence in the autumnal gorgeousness that graces this valley. Easy riding - jetboat was a highlight with the historical commentary. We were well looked after by Llevant Carbon Bikes, Bike it Now!, Roxburgh Motels & Melrose Cottages for...More

Thank W5977ITjackieb
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The scenery is sublime and the trail is well maintained. The ride from Roxburgh to Millers Flat is an easy 20k giving plenty of time to relax if you stay in Ettrick. Millers Flat to Beaumont and then Lawrence is good biking but not as...More

Thank Westhamman_11
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A beautiful ride over 2 days - accommodation at Quince Luxury B & B was sensational - along the gorgeous Clutha River. The banks are lined with trees that will be beautiful greens in summer, but for us they were gorgeous autumn golds turning red....More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Successfully completed another bike ride through the beautiful Otago countryside. Last year we did the Otago Rail Trail, this year the combined Roxburgh/Clutha Gold Trail. Coming off the Roxburgh Gorge trail segment we stayed at Roxburgh at the Clutha Gold Cottages which were lovely, clean,...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We did this Trail and Roxburgh Gorge at Easter - from Lawrence to Millers Flat, Millers Flat to Roxburgh and then on to Alexandra. Grade 2 - our electric bikes were great on it, and we noticed a few others on the trail as well....More

Thank onerosenz
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

A fabulous 2 day trip. ...lovely meandering trail beside the impressive Clutha River. Not hard or hilly. Stay in the Miller's Flat hotel...good fun

Thank MGM193
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We did part of this trail between Roxburgh and towards Millers Flat. A very good surface and gentle ups and downs as it follos beside the Clutha river. The part we did was totally off road.

Thank DickDunedin
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