4.9
31 reviews
New Zealand Biking Adventure - Active Adventures
14 days

New Zealand Biking Adventure

From Christchurch to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Active Adventures
Max group size:
12
Age range:
16 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
171908
From
US $6,669
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Highlights

  • Be one with nature on a hike of Mount Cook National Park
  • Cruise on the tranquil waters of mystical Milford Sound
  • Bike the Central Otago Rail Trail and the Alps 2 Ocean Trail

Itinerary

Start and end in Christchurch! With the bicycle tour New Zealand Biking Adventure, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 12 other destinations in New Zealand. New Zealand Biking Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive, set up, bike McLeans Island
  2. Day 2: Journey to the West Coast, explore Pancake Rocks
  3. Day 3: Bike West Coast Wilderness Trail
  4. Day 4: Hike near Franz Josef Glacier
  5. Day 5: Hike Lake Matheson and bike Hawea River Track
  6. Day 6: Bike Gibbston River and Queenstown Trails
  7. Day 7: Free day in Queenstown
  8. Day 8: Cruise on the Earnslaw steam ship to Walter Peak, bike to Mavora Lakes
  9. Day 9: Cruise Milford Sound and hike Routeburn Track
  10. Day 10: Bike the Otago Rail Trail from Lauder to Ranfurly
  11. Day 11: Bike Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail
  12. Day 12: Continue Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail
  13. Day 13: Hike Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
  14. Day 14: Depart for home
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Lodge
Chalet

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.8
  • 4.9
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  • RL
    · February 07, 2020
    Fabulous trip. Active Adventure team knowledgeable, friendly and professional. Not one thing went wrong. Best trip I’ve ever taken thanks to Active Adventures
    Trip date: January 2020
  • A
    · December 03, 2019
    Can't say enough about how we loved our trip with active adventures! Lovely accommodations. Not fancy but comfortable with excellent locations. Loved the communal meals. We had a special group. Maddie and Danni were fantastic guides. Can't say enough... Show more
    Trip date: February 2019
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  • A
    · December 02, 2019
    What a trip! Nick and Elder were a great team and knew their business. Everything went smoothly, insights were plentiful, and the cooking superb. It was evident that this trip had been well planned, validating riders' experience and building the level... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
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  • A
    · November 03, 2019
    Our guides, the landscape, the food, the itinerary and all the active adventure made our two weeks with AA on New Zealand's south island non-stop enjoyment. Did I mention the guides....oh yes... they were absolutely incredible. They did everything... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
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  • A
    · November 03, 2019
    We had high expectations for this trip, having been recommended by friends - and it exceeded these in every respect. We've been all over the world on biking/ walking holidays and this was easily the best. We met some great people in our group - we all... Show more
    Trip date: February 2019
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  • A
    · October 03, 2019
    Absolutely LOVED the WEKA trip! While challenging, it was also just the amount of activity and relaxing down time. With the help of our incredible guides, we laughed, learned about the culture and land and really had a chance to sample the many diverse... Show more
    Trip date: February 2019
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  • A
    · September 04, 2019
    My wife and I have had the opportunity to take several bike trips in Europe, all with other tour companies. This was our first trip with Active Adventures and it will not be our last. We had an amazing time, our leaders were awesome, and the itinerary... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
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  • A
    · August 02, 2019
    An absolutely amazing trip! The rides, the hikes, the views, the lodging, the FOOD, were all phenomenal, but the best thing about it: our guides. They were absolutely outstanding in every way.
    Trip date: June 2019
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  • A
    · April 18, 2019
    The Weka trip was an amazing way to see so much of the South Island - it really encompassed all that we love. The biking was amazing with many different options, loved the hiking and touring Milford Sound by boat was good - spectacular scenery even more... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
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  • A
    · April 17, 2019
    I knew NZ was beautiful but this trip surpassed all expectations. The guides were knowledgeable, encouraging and fun, the terrain varied and could be challenging and the food - especially the meals cooked by the guides - was delicious. Don’t miss the... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
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Dates & Availability

14 days
New Zealand Biking Adventure
From Christchurch to Christchurch
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