Tussock Buster

Event CategoryEvent Type
Offroad/Trail Trail Ride


When: Friday, 23rd - Sunday, 25th March 2018
Where: Waiouru Rugby / Sports Club grounds
District: Ruapehu

Follow the signs at Waiouru township. Take the road beside the Army Museum.

Classes: - Two-wheel motorbikes are welcome,with tracks for all levels of competency
- Sorry, no quads or Side-by-sides.
Terrain: Army training area on Eastern side of the Desert Road, SH1.
6 main tracks, ranging in difficulty.
2 dedicated kids tracks
Organiser: Offlimits
Warrick Funnell Ph: 0274 428 322
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Tussock Buster is the largest trail bike event in New Zealand and is regarded by many as being the best event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

The event dynamics, organisation, 2.5 day duration, camping facilities, terrain and tracks, make the event unique.

Tussock Buster utilises the 63,000 hectare Waiouru Army training area and has in excess of 290 km of marked riding trails – most of which are bulldozed and graded annually by the Offlimits’s team.

Track times
Friday: 1.00pm–4.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am–4.00pm
Sunday: 8.30am–3.00pm

Registrations will open on December 20 2017 for great discounts. Pre-registrations will close on 14th March.

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