Biking in New Caledonia
If you swap your swimsuit for a pair of shorts, you can hop on your favorite bike and discover majestic landscapes!
New Caledonia welcomes biking enthusiasts from around the world as the island is well-known for the beauty of its trails. Breathtaking landscapes, downhill tracks, forest trails and multi-loop circuits: New Caledonia has it all! And if you love to road bike, you’ve come to the right place! Each year, the Tour de Calédonie attracts local and international competitors. From Nouméa’s urban landscape to the dirt roads winding around nickel mines, the island offers a wide array of cycling options. Around the main island or throughout the Loyalty Islands, you will discover unbelievable trails. Sprinters and climbers Will be thrilled.
Postcard-perfect biking spots
An all-terrain paradise
Choose from a wide range of terrains and décors! From the eerie red-earth landscapes of the Great South to the lush forests of northern New Caledonia, your options are endless. Discover a grand-scale playground for all mountain bikers. Great Ferns Park, Blue River Park, or Pike Malaoui, ride through amazing valleys and challenging steep slopes.
Whether you are an amateur or an experienced biker, the Southern trails have something for everyone! Contemplate splendid vistas and breathtaking landscapes as you practice your favorite activity. With friends or family, you will enjoy safe rides around the gorgeous Blue River Park. If you’re looking for a challenge, opt for spots such as Creek Fougères cascades and Cornes du Diable.
Mégarando, a leisurely competition
For 13 years, the VTT Passion association has been organizing a competition known as Mégarando. This biking event is a subtle combination of competition and leisure. It attracts up to 1500 participants and features trails specifically designed for families. There’s even a 3-kilometer circuit dedicated to kids.