Discover Christchurch By Bike

Discovering our city is getting easier and easier on a bike.

Why not take the family on a “Ourselves Together Ride of Discovery” using the instructions and maps that you can download below.  Bike around the city at a time and day that suits you and your family!

Avon River Ride View interesting features along the Avon Otakaro River
Christchurch Restored View progress on some of our heritage buildings
Cycleway Challenge Travel on the Papanui Parallel, Uni-Cycle and Railway bike trails
Gap Filler Projects Always entertaining and lots of activities
Little Wheels Big Fun for those starting to ride
Parks, Squares, and Gardens Lots of history behind the beauty
Treasure Hunt Follow the clues to find the answer along this 6km ride
Please note These routes and information were prepared for Biketober 2017 and 2018.  Some information may be out of date (eg no prizes for completion!) and route options may be somewhat different.  Biketober thanks you for improvising in such cases and hopes you have a pleasant day out.

If you have suggestions for new or updated routes, drop us a line at

Image Copyright Christchurch City Council

Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 1, 2019 9:00 am
  • End Date
    October 31, 2019 10:00 pm
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  • What To Bring

    You, your bike, bike lock and a water bottle, dress for the weather