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A Motorcyclists Paradise

Hey there riders!

If you're looking for a destination that offers some of the most exhilarating bike rides in New Zealand, you need to check out Otematata! This place is a paradise for motorcycle enthusiasts, and it doesn't matter if you're cruising on the road or exploring alternative routes on your adventure bike - this place has got you covered.

So, let's start with some of the most popular rides around Otematata. First up, we have the Black Forrest Track, which is a must-do for adventure bike riders. It's a real challenge that tests your skills, but it rewards you with breathtaking views of the Southern Alps.

For those who love to explore, the Hakataramea Pass is a great option. It's a winding road that takes you through some stunning landscapes, and it's a perfect opportunity to take some great photos.

But that's not all! If you're looking for something more challenging, travelling through Dansey’s Pass and returning via the Omarama Saddle are two of the most epic rides in the region. These are not for the faint-hearted, but they definitely provide an unparalleled experience that will leave you wanting more.

Now, I'm sure you're wondering where to base yourself during your Otematata adventure, and that's where The Best Dam Pub comes in! Not only is it a great place to grab some food and drinks, but it's also the perfect starting point for your day rides, with many popular ride destinations within an easy distance.

But don't just take our word for it - there are plenty of other spots within a 4-hour ride from Otematata, worth checking out. If you fancy stretching your legs, take a trip to Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak, and see some of the most breathtaking views in the country.

Or if you're looking for something more adrenaline-fueled, head over to the Central Otago destinations of Queenstown or Wanaka to take on thier adventure packed activities.

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, and get on your bike to explore Otematata's amazing road and off-road adventures. With so many exciting rides and destinations, you're sure to have the time of your life!

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