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Last reviewed: Wed, 25 Jan 2012


Christchurch is the city of cycling, with more people biking here than any other city in New Zealand. After the Christchurch earthquakes people still find cycling a convenient way to travel (some even more so!)

To burn off stress or have an enjoyable time out, find a ride and explore the city by track, trail or road. Status of rides post-earthquake are added to ride descriptions however do take extra care. Christchurch has over 330km of on road and off road cycle-ways. The City has 330 kilometres of on and off road cycle-ways.  The Transport for Christchurch website identifies these routes and also tells you how to use on-road facilities such as advanced stop boxes, traffic sensors and bus lanes.

13 New Cycle Routes

Cycle network updates

Cycle Design Guidelines


Authorising Unit: Asset and Network Planning

Last reviewed: Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Next review: Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Keywords: cycle lanes, cycling