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South Island Mountain Bike Adventure
Tour Location
New Zealand
Tour Information
Guided, Hosted (Ride Leader)
Vehicle Support
7 days
Off Road
Bike Options:
Bike hire available, Mountain Bike Tour
Tour Language:
Cost From:
NZD 2565
Tour Distance & Dates
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov
Tour Operator:
Adventure South
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South Island Mountain Bike Adventure

7 Days Moderate-Advanced

A week of mountain biking the South Island's most iconic trails. Experience sweeping alpine landscapes, ancient podocarp rainforests, wild West Coast beaches and finish up in a beautiful apline thermal resort.

Starting in Christchurch you'll first head west to the Southern Alps to sample some of the best trails in the Craigieburn Ranges before heading to the 'wild' West Coast. After riding some of the best West Coast trails on Blue Spur we then head onto the iconic Old Ghost Road for two days. You'll spend the first night in an alpine hut at 1400m above sea level and be treated to dinner prepared by your guides. The views at sunrise will take your breath away. If that's not enough, you'll then head via the gold mining town of Reefton to the alpine thermal resort of Hanmer Springs. Your last big ride is the spectacular St James Trail - the first of New Zealand's great rides to open. The trip finishes with a relaxing soak in the hot pools and a celebratory dinner. A final ride in the Hanmer forest the next morning and a short drive back to Christchurch completes your epic mountain bike adventure.
Double Occupancy / Twin Share, Hotel / Guesthouse, Hostel / Cabin
Single Supplement: Available
6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners
5 nights hotel/motel ensuite accommodation on a twin share basis
1 night in remote backcountry hut with shared facilities
Experienced qualified mountain bike guide/driver
Private vehicle transport
One entry to Hanmer Springs Hot Pools
Water bottle, water and snacks while cycling
Access and concession fees paid to the Department of
International or domestic flights and taxes
Arrival and departure transfers
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
All beverages, other than breakfast
Mountain bike hire (including helmet) - Quality full suspenstion bikes can be arranged from NZ$500/week
Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Personal expenses (eg. phone calls, internet, laundry, shopping
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