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The Old Ghost Road

Distance:85.0 km
Duration:5.0 day(s)
Fitness Level:Above Average

In the North West corner of the South Island of New Zealand a ghost has awakened. A long-forgotten gold miners’ road has been revived as a mountain biking and tramping trail – connecting the old dray road in the Lyell (Upper Buller Gorge) to the mighty Mokihinui River in the north.

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    Rich History

    The Old Ghost Road

    The town of Lyell once looked like a set for a western, with two-storey timber buildings lining both sides of a dirt street. Today, it's a large green space surrounded by thick bush.

    Mighty Rivers

    The Old Ghost Road

    Follow the mighty Mokihinui River through beautiful podocarp forest

    Adventurous Steps

    The Old Ghost Road

    Take the Skyline steps at the end of Skyline Ridge

    Ridgeline Wonder

    The Old Ghost Road

    Unparalleled views of pure South Island majesty are yours with every stride.

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