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Queenstown mountain bike parks & jump parks

There are six bike parks in and around Queenstown. Get riding with our guide to these top New Zealand bike parks, and experience some of the best downhill gravity-fed trails in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Skyline Queenstown Bike Park has over 30 trails in the heart of town, with more than 30 kms of riding and 450 metres of vertical descent. Grab yourself a day pass, ride the gondola up and get stuck into iconic trails like Huck Yeah and G.S.D. Rated one of the best mountain bike parks in the world, many pro-riders visit Skyline for off-season training.

Take your own bike up the chairlift to Coronet Peak Bike Park or rent on the mountain. With fun, flowy trails from grade 3 to grade 5, enjoy epic descents with incredible views. Coronet also gives you access to Rude Rock and some precipitous grade 6 action at Slip Saddle.

New Zealand’s highest mountain bike park, Cardrona has 600 metres of downhill trails with lift access and over 1270 metres if you tackle the infamous Peak to Pub. There’s a free zone for learners and mountain bike lessons to progress your skills.

Other Queenstown bike parks include 7 Mile Scenic Reserve Mountain Bike Park, with its flowy XC trails. Gorge Road Jump Park is a massive playground for hardtail and BMX. And the Queenstown Skate & BMX Park is a great wee hangout with fun obstacles for all ages and abilities.