The Clutha Gold Trail

The Clutha Gold Trail offers a unique heritage experience set within diverse and stunning landscapes. Open all year round, the 73km trail takes between two and four days to complete. It is an easy­grade trail that is full of variety. Cyclists can begin their journey at any point.

  • Commissioner Flat to Roxburgh (9.4km): Follow the river, looking for signs of the original search for gold, and take in the orchards.
  • Roxburgh to Millers Flat (19.6km): Meander along the river, where stunning rock formations and the largest stand of regenerating native kanuka are features.
  •  Millers Flat to Beaumont (24.7km): Cycle from the farmland and orchards around Millers Flat through the remoteness of Beaumont Gorge, and onto the main highway at Beaumont Bridge.
  • Beaumont to Lawrence (19.4km): Beyond the Big Hill Tunnel descend into lush farmland. See reminders of the area’s history, including the goldfields, and the milling of flax fibre.


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