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Mountain Biking in Dirt Park NZ, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand

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Queenstown is considered by many sportsmen as the capital of extreme sports and adventure activities. It is situated in Otago region, in the South Island, New Zealand.

The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.

One of the best freestyle/downhill mountain bike parks near Queenstown is Dirt Park NZ (55 km/34 mi to the Northeast). It’s the same site that operates during the winter as a ski resort (Snow Park NZ). It is considered as a freestyle steep and downhill terrain with the legendary 6 km/3 mi downhill OG Track, and consists one of the most popular destinations for the freestyle mountain bikers.

Perfect for riders of all levels!!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM From Queenstown to Cardrona Village
43.3 km / 26.9 mi, 39 mins
Follow State Highway 6 and continue onto Crown Range Rd.
BY CAR FROM Invercargill
187 km / 116.2 mi, 2 hrs 14 mins
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY CAR FROM Dunedin
282 km / 175.2 mi, 3 hrs 24 mins
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 8.
BY CAR FROM Milford Sound National Park
268 km / 166.5 mi, 3 hrs 6 mins
Follow State Highway 94 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY AIR
Queenstown International Airport,
10 km / 6.2 mi from the center of the town

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BOOKING REQUEST
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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