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Auckland's cycle network

Discover Auckland using the growing network of shared paths, on road and protected cycle lanes and quiet routes. We're building more cycleways to connect you to your local town centre, public transport, schools and places of work.

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Recommended cycle rides

There are many fantastic rides to enjoy all around Auckland, from family-friendly and leisure riding, to fitness, commuting and cycle touring. Along the way you'll see idyllic views, community gathering spots, history and all sorts of things that you can discover from a bike seat.

The below are a selection of our favourite rides – these are predominately on shared paths so are suitable for all abilities and all members of the family.

North

Devonport to Takapuna
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Northcote Path
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Orewa Estuary
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Matakana trail
Sand dunes and beach overlooking headland.

Central

City to Bays
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City centre cycle loop
People cycle along the Lightpath - Te Ara I Whiti.

East & West

Pakuranga Rotary and Cascades
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Henderson paths
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South

Onehunga to Stonefields
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Wattle Downs
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Pedestrian Cut-Throughs

Did you know there are lots of hidden walkways through the City Centre? 80 to be exact. These ‘cut-throughs’ are public shortcuts through or between buildings that connect one street to another. They can get you to your destination quicker or keep you drier along your journey. Some you may already be using, others are less obvious to find.

Shared paths

Across our range of maps and rides there are a number of different types of infrastructure highlighted, including shared paths.

These are exactly that; paths shared by all users on all kinds of mobility, including people walking or on bikes, pushchairs, scooters, and more. They are often found within local reserves or can be specially marked paths.

If you are looking for even more places to explore, then check out the Auckland Council AKL Paths for a huge range of walkways, trails and cycling routes across the city.

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