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Mountain Biking in Bottle Lake Forest Park, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

Single-track:
16km/9mi
4WD track:
3.5km/2mi
Double-track:
2km/1mi
Christchurch is situated in Canterbury region of the South Island, and is the second largest city of New Zealand. It represents the getaway to Antarctica, while lying next to Pegasus Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73.4°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).

One of the most popular mountain bike sites in Christchurch is Bottle Lake Forest Park, a pine forest of 1000 ha/10 km². It is addressed to riders of all levels and it offers a total of 8 trails you can choose from, depending on your skills and stamina.

It provides 16 km/9 mi of single-track, 3.5 km/2 mi of 4wd track and 2 km/1 mi of double-track. The terrain is mostly flat, although closer to the coast, there are some sand hills where you can challenge your riding. Enjoy the surrounding beauty and experience the best mountain biking!!!

Relevant activites based in New Zealand

Rafting & Outdoor activities, North Island
/ Kaituna River, New Zealand, North Island

Winter/Spring 2016-2017

Oceania/South America/Europe

January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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