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Great West Coast Cycle
Tour Location
New Zealand
Tour Information
Vehicle Support
9 days
Bike Options:
Bike hire available, Custom, bespoke or private tour
Tour Language:
Tour Type:
Road Bike
Cost From:
NZD 3395
Tour Distance & Dates
500 Km
Riding Days:
Daily Average:
71 Km
Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec
Tour Operator:
Adventure South
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Great West Coast Cycle

9 Days Moderate 500 KmAVG 71 Km Deal

Known as New Zealand's most famous and scenic multi-day cycle ride this spectacular trip from Christchurch to Queenstown is also regarded as one of the world's top five cycle touring routes. Averaging daily rides of up to 100kms, and many high alpine pass crossings including the spectacular Haast Pass, the cycling will take you past an ever changing landscape; from glacier country through to quiet sealed roads fringed with mighty podocarp rainforest and past dramatic coastlines before finally crossing over the Crown Range into the beautiful Southern Lakes district around Wanaka and Queenstown. Out of the saddle the highlights are equally spectacular. Your adventure begins with a memorable journey on the TranzAlpine Express train to Greymouth via the spectacular Waimakariri Gorge and lush forests of Arthur's Pass National Park and there is a free day built in for you to enjoy the many optional activities at the Franz Josef Glacier such as relaxing in the hot pools, enjoying guided walks or taking an optional scenic flight. This comprehensive itinerary truly is a cyclists ideal adventure.
Special Deal
Book onto any of our New Zealand Road Cycling tours before the 31st of August 2018 and save 10%. Quote promo code ROADCYCLING10.
Double Occupancy / Twin Share
Single Supplement: Available
8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
8 nights hotel/motel ensuite accommodation on twin share basis
Professional qualified driver/guide
Private vehicle transport (except for TranzAlpine Train)
TranzAlpine train journey from Christchurch to Greymouth
Water bottle, water and snacks while cycling
Access and concession fees paid to the Department of Conservation
New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST)
International or domestic flights and taxes
Arrival and departure transfers
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
All beverages, other than breakfast
Bike hire (including helmet)
Optional activities (eg. scenic flights, sea kayaking etc)
Personal expenses (eg. phone calls, internet, laundry, shopping etc)
Visa (if required)
Road bike, hybrid or tandem
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