Highest roads of New Zealand

Highest roads of New Zealand

Lying in the south-western Pacific Ocean, most of the landscape of New Zealand is mountainous. The country consists of two main islands a number of smaller islands.  New Zealand's geography includes glaciers, fiords, mountains, plains, subtropical forest, volcanic plateau, and miles of coastline, all within easy reach of each other.

Highest mountain roads in New Zealand:

Road Elevation Zone Surface
Mount Hutt chairlift 2.062m (6,765ft) South Island Gravel
Ohakune chairlift 2.052m (6,732ft) North Island Gravel
Dobson Peak 2.019m (6,624ft) South Island Gravel
Mount Cheeseman chairlift 1.862m (6,108ft) South Island Gravel
The Remarkables chairlift 1.844m (6,049ft) South Island Gravel
Mount Dobson Access Rd 1.748m (5,734ft) South Island Gravel
Old Woman Range 1.739m (5,705ft) South Island Gravel
Obelisk/Kopuwai 1.687m (5,534ft) South Island Gravel
Mount Olympus Access Rd 1.634m (5,360ft) South Island Gravel
The Remarkables 1.622m (5,321ft) South Island Gravel
Ohakune Mountain Road 1.620m (5,314ft) North Island Asphalt
Bruce Rd-Whakapapa ski 1.619m (5,311ft) North Island Asphalt
Mount Hutt Access Road 1.597m (5,239ft) South Island Gravel
Mt Cheeseman Access Rd 1.550m (5,085ft) South Island Gravel
Ohau Mountain Access Rd 1.469m (4,819ft) South Island Gravel
Island Saddle 1.347m (4,419ft) South Island Gravel
Duffers Saddle 1.275m (4,183ft) South Island Gravel
Treble Cone Access Rd 1.250m (4,101ft) South Island Gravel
Wards Pass 1.145m (3,757ft) South Island Gravel
Crown Range Rd 1.121m (3,677ft) South Island Asphalt
NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.