Nearly all of the track is marked out, the trail map is very close to being finished and then we’re ready for you! The forecast is looking good for Sunday, partly cloudy and light winds and a high of 16 but we’ll have up to date forecasts later in the week via Facebook

Important information

Where is the Wanaka Trail Ride?

The trail ride starts in the base paddock located on Long Gully Station, off Jolly Road, Tarras. Jolly Road is a loop road and the entrance points will be clearly sign-posted from SH8/SH8a turn-off, close to Tarras and also at the Red Bridge, Luggate.

See the Google map

What time will tracks be opening / closing this year?

Tracks are opening at the earlier time of 8:30am this year.

Gates will be closed at 3:30pm.

What time will rider registration/sign in start?

Rider registration will commence at 7:30am onwards.

There is no cutoff time for rider registration – you can register at any time during the day.

What time are the safety briefings?

We have two safety briefings. One will be at 8am with a second briefing to be held at 9:30am.

All riders are required to attend a safety briefing. If you register after the second briefing you will be required to read and acknowledge you understand the briefing as part of the registration process.

Video: Another new advanced hill climb, Lindis Peaks

Last April newsletter video 1

Last weekend’s final advanced trail exploration and marking out on Lindis Peaks. It’s steep in parts and goes through a bit of scrub but you’re rewarded at the top with a pretty scenic view!


Scenic gully looking down on Camp Creek

WINNERS of the pre-registration giveaways

Thanks for pre-registering, please email to claim your prize

Torpedo 7 online voucher

Ricky Ruffell

Lake Bar $50 voucher

Logan Zwies

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters

We would like to say a huge thank you and acknowledge these businesses that have generously donated money, resources and their expertise.

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Reminder: CASH only event

Last year we had eftpos, but not this year sorry, the phone service wasn’t reliable enough for us to offer this service again.

So don’t forget to bring money for your entry, coffee and lunch! Or just pre-register now!



Yes, you can register on the day but pre-registering now will save you $5 and TIME on the day!!

Register here



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