Zwift’s Watopia world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue—while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

See a listing of all the routes available in Zwift here.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Route Detail
Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 1

Route Name: Hilly Route

Distance: 9.1 km (5.7 mi)

Elevation Gain: 108 m (354 ft)

Notes:  Watopia’s Hilly Route includes
the KOM and sprint sections. Can be ridden in reverse.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 2
 

Route Name: Flat Route

Distance: 10.2 km (6.3 mi)

Elevation Gain: 61 m (200 ft)

Notes: Ridethe flattest roads on
Watopia. Can be ridden in reverse.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 3

Route Name: Figure 8

Distance: 29.5 km (18.4 mi)

Elevation Gain: 253 m (829 ft)

Notes: Combine the Hilly Roads and
Flat Roads courses for a long, double loop of the island.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 4

Route Name: Mountain Route

Distance: 29.4 km (18.3 mi)

Elevation Gain: 682 m (2236 ft)

Notes: Climb the highest peak in Watopia
all the way to the Radio Tower. Save your
Aero Boost for the fast descent! Can be
ridden in reverse.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 5

Route Name: Mountain 8

Distance: 32.6 km (20.2 mi)

Elevation Gain: 691 m (2266 ft)

Notes: Combine the Mountain and
Radio Tower climbs before looping
out to the flats for recovery. Can be ridden
in reverse.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 6
 

Route Name: The Pretzel

Distance: 72.4 km (45.0 mi)

Elevation Gain: 1360 m (4463 ft)

Notes: A long ride starting with the KOM,
then rounding the Epic KOM with a detour
up to the Radio Tower and a fast descent back.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 7

Route Name: The Mega Pretzel

Distance: 107.0 km (66.5 mi)

Elevation Gain: 1639 m (5377 ft)

Notes: You thought the Pretzel was a
challenge? Try the KOM, Epic KOM, Mayan Ruins,
followed by the Volcano Climb. Enjoy!

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 8

Route Name: Volcano Flat

Distance: 12.3 km (7.6 mi)

Elevation Gain: 50 m (164 ft)

Notes: The Volcano Flat loop includes
most of the Flat Roads minus ‘The Esses’.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 9

Route Name: Volcano Circuit

Distance (per lap): 4.1 km (2.6 mi)

Elevation Gain (per lap): 20 m (66 ft)

Notes: Ride around, and through, the magma
filled inferno created just off the coast of Watopia.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 10

Route Name: Volcano Circuit CCW

Distance (per lap): 4.1 km (2.6 mi)

Elevation Gain (per lap): 21 m (67 ft)

Notes: Same as the Volcano Circuit but
reverse direction.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 11

Route Name: Three Sisters

Distance: 47.7 km (29.6 mi)

Elevation Gain: 895 m (2938 ft)

Notes: Start your climb over the KOM, turn
up to the Radio Tower, and after a fast descent,
finish your final climb over the top of the Volcano.
Can be ridden in reverse.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 12

Route Name: Big Loop

Distance: 42.5 km (26.4 mi)

Elevation Gain: 662 m (2171 ft)

Notes: Explore the regions of Watopia:
Climb the Epic KOM, explore the misty Jungle
and round the Volcano Flat.
Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 13

Route Name: Road to Ruins

Distance: 29.9 km (18.6 mi)

Elevation Gain: 275 m (902 ft)

Notes: Ride the gentle climb up to the
Jungle, cross the rope bridge and finish on
the Volcano Flat.

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 14

Route Name: Jungle Circuit

Distance (per lap): 13.8 km (8.5 mi)

Elevation Gain(per lap): 99 m (326 ft)

Notes: A flat warmup leads to the start of the
Jungle Circuit, then do laps until your legs fall off.

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 15

Route Name: Road to Sky

Distance: 19.9 km (12.4 mi)

Elevation Gain: 1144 m (3752 ft)

Notes: The shortest route to the longest climb.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 16

Route Name: Tour of Fire and Ice

Distance: 25.1 km (15.6 mi)

Elevation Gain: 1166 m (3827 ft)

Notes: Winter is coming, but only after you ride
out of the fiery pits of the Volcano.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 17

Route Name: Four Horsemen

Distance: 89.3 km (55.5 mi)

Elevation Gain: 2112 m (6928 ft)

Notes: This is gonna hurt.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 18

Route Name: Out and Back Again

Distance: 42.1 km (26.1 mi)

Elevation Gain: 334 m (1095 ft)

Notes: A cyclist’s meandering journey
takes you through the fiery depths of the
Volcano and then up to its barren summit
before bringing you back home again.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 19

Route Name: Tempus Fugit

Distance: 19.7 km (12.2 mi)

Elevation Gain: 32 m (105 ft)

Notes: Time flies and so will you on this
flat and fast course through the desert.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 20

Route Name: The Uber Pretzel

Distance: 128.2 km (79.7 mi)

Elevation Gain: 2384 m (7823 ft)

Notes: If somehow this isn’t enough
for you, there’s also the bonus climb up to
the Radio Tower…

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 21

Route Name: Bigger Loop

Distance: 53 km (33 mi)

Elevation Gain: 692 m (2269 ft)

Notes: Bigger than the Big Loop, add
in a trip through the desert as a part of a
winding tour around the regions of Watopia.

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 22

Route Name: Tick Tock

Distance: 19 km (11.8 mi)

Elevation Gain: 59 m (193 ft)

Notes: A clockwise loop through the
driest sands of the desert and the
submerged roads of the underwater tunnel.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 23

Route Name: Whole Lotta Lava

Distance: 12.2 km (7.6 mi)

Elevation Gain: 160 m (525 ft)

Notes: A fiery figure-8 that alternates
laps of the Volcano Circuit with trips
up and down the Volcano KOM.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 24

Route Name: Muir And The Mountain

Distance: 34.5 km (21.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:792 m (2598.7 ft)

Notes: The Mountains are calling, and
you must go.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 25

Route Name: Sand and Sequoias

Distance:20.1 km (12.5 mi)

Elevation Gain:173 m (569 ft)

Notes: From the scorched desert to
the sylvan wilderness, this loop takes
in every facet of Watopia’s wild west.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 26

Route Name: Big Foot Hills

Distance:67.5 km (41.9 mi)

Elevation Gain:706 m (2315 ft)

Notes: An undulating journey that
rolls up and over the lower peaks of
Watopia.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 27

Route Name: Dust in the Wind

Distance: 54.6 km (33.9 mi)

Elevation Gain:585 m (1919 ft)

Notes: Travel through Watopia’s
two forests on this rolling route through
both lush jungle and towering conifers.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 28

Route Name: Quatch Quest

Distance:46.3 km (28.8 mi)

Elevation Gain:1708 m (5603 ft)

Notes: If you keep your eyes open,
there’s no telling what you might see.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12