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Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park

116/122 S Karori Road | Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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Best Biking in all of Wellington!

With a massive variety of thrilling trails for all skill levels, it's no wonder people travel long... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Clark M
via mobile
Great fun on the doorstep of the capital

Makara peak mountain bike park is the jewel in the crown of bike parks within a few kilometres of... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Kiwi_iwiK
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Wellington, New Zealand
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116/122 S Karori Road | Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a massive variety of thrilling trails for all skill levels, it's no wonder people travel long and far for this jewel of a place. With exciting, flowy trails to skills areas for all levels, Makara peak really has it all! So don't be shy,...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Makara peak mountain bike park is the jewel in the crown of bike parks within a few kilometres of the capital city, Wellington. Great rides for people of all riding abilities. Highly recommend day's worth of adventures to be had for all.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I've been riding at Makara Peak for more than 15 years now and it still brings a smile to face every time I ride here. I have great pleasure in taking out-of-town visitors for a ride as well. You can hire a good range of...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The Makara MTB park was developed since I left Wellington and my mates in Welly always rave about it so was time to put it to the test. My old local, Mud Cycles, provided the Merida 120 full suspension hire, like my home ride, so...More

Thank PenLea
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Wellington on a business trip and arrived early so I could ride Makara Peak. Hired a Merida 650b dualie from Mud Cycles which is just down the road. Climbed the mountain three times - good climbs with plenty to keep you interested. Then...More

Thank mattfromadelaide
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I go often. There are s number of tracks up and down. It would certainly be easier if you went the first time with someone who knew there way around but the maps you can get online and by taking a photo at the car...More

Thank TP1111
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Well maintained trails with excellent signage - you couldnt get lost if you tried. I had an awesome morning up on the trails even though the best track was closed for maintanance. I caught a 15 minute bus from the city and hired a bike...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I am not a mountain biker but I loved coming here multiple times throughout the summer months. It is easy to get to and there are so many trials to try. There aren't many beginner ones but they are enough to get you started so...More

Thank AliceH123
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

I spent a day riding here on my way to the south island and Wellington easily became my favorite stop in NZ. The bike park is exceptional. there were workers out maintaining trails, the markers were perfect and you could fly down after a long...More

Thank JoeSchroeter
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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Rode Makara today - first time in about a year. Some amazing new trails have been built - Three Brothers and Peak Flow. All lower trails in mint condition. Keep up the good work building those sweet trails. Cheers

Thank JimmyJam100
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