Tracks & Trails

Balclutha Reserve

Balclutha Recreation centre

Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


The Balclutha Reserve Motocross track is situated right in the heart of the Balclutha township, beside the mighty Clutha river and next to the the Clutha rugby grounds and Clutha park show grounds.

The South Otago Motorcycle Club have been using the Clutha council owned reserve as a motocross practice and race track for more than 40 years. Some of the races the club runs at the track include the New Zealand Motocross Champs,  Ken Hassler Memorial Mx and the Southern Series Moto-x.

Experience the Track

Types of Riding
  • Mini Moto
  • Moto-X
  • Super-X
  • X-Country 
  • Trail Riding
  • Enduro
  • Hard Enduro
  • Super Moto
Sand –  The reserve mx track is built on the banks of the Clutha river on mostly flat ground, It has a sandy base but there are also a bunch of man-made clay  jumps. The club frequently change up the jumps to keep the track fresh. When the conditions are right it has some of the best dirt in the country.
  • Never ride by yourself
  • Non Key holders always wear your wrist band
  • Key Holders can ride anytime unless the track is closed for maintenance, keep an eye on the SOMCC facebook page
  • The track is open for riders that do not live in the district on the second weekend of each month Saturday and Sunday. Payment to be made at the Caltex Balclutha and wrist band to be worn.
  • SOMCC Club members that live in the district can buy a key to the track for $75 annually
  • Out of town riders Day Pass is $35 and can be purchased from the Balclutha Caltex

Contact Info

South Otago Motorcycle Club facebook Call Powerzone motorcycles 03 4184672 Hamish 0221946296


Balclutha Recreation centre

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