Cycling

The Old Ghost Road

Book Call Directions

About

The 85km-long Old Ghost Road traverses majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys, providing days of adventure and spectacular huts for mountain bikers and trampers.

More information

Mountain bikers and trampers in search of the ultimate back-country adventure need look no further than The Old Ghost Road. Quickly becoming known as a ‘bucket-list’ attraction, New Zealand’s longest single-track resurrects an old gold miners’ route between the ghost town of Lyell in the Buller Gorge and Seddonville on the West Coast.

While not for the faint-of-heart or inexperienced, if you match your capability and prepare appropriately, The Old Ghost Road will reward the fit and experienced adventurer with a premier multi-day backcountry experience.

To broaden the audience and to make the trail more accessible to a range of appetites, a set of new exciting packages – Old Ghost Adventures – has been created. Visit the official website for more details.

Old Ghost Road Pic

Old Ghost Road Leading Lights.jpg

Directions

327-564 Mokihinui Rd, Mokihinui 7891, West Coast, New Zealand
Get directions

Related Listings

Westport and Karamea
Accommodation
Karamea Holiday Park Karamea Holiday Park

Leave the rest of the world behind and come to this out of the world way place where the locals still wave to motorists and have time for a friendly chat.

$15 - $95
Learn more
Westport and Karamea
Towns, Places & Info centres
Westport I Site Westport i-SITE Visitor Centre

To help you find those special places and plan your West Coast holiday.

Learn more
Westport and Karamea
scotts Beach, Karamea Scotts Beach, Karamea

Scotts Beach in Karamea has stunning seascapes and amazing views. The big plus is you will probably have the beach all to yourself.

Learn more
Westport and Karamea
Accommodation
Westport Motor Hotel Westport Motor Hotel

The Westport Motor Hotel is a leading accommodation provider in Westport with 27 studio units, onsite restaurant and bar.

$115 - $129
Learn more
Westport and Karamea
Heaphy The Heaphy Track

One of New Zealand’s nine great walks, the Heaphy Track, finishes (or starts, depending on which way you’re heading) at Karamea. The 82-kilometre, four-day tramp attracts visitors from all over the world every year.

Children - Free. Adults $14 to $32
Learn more
Westport and Karamea
Accommodation
birds ferry lodge Birds Ferry Lodge

Experience the difference with a luxurious stay at Birds Ferry Lodge or Ferry Man's Cottage.

Lodge Rooms $350-$420, Cottage $250-$525
Learn more