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Hot Pools, Passes & Rainforests
Tour Location
New Zealand
Tour Information
Guided, Hosted (Ride Leader)
Vehicle Support
5 days
On Road only
Bike Options:
Bike included
Tour Language:
Cost From:
NZD 1895
Tour Distance & Dates
Riding Days:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
Tour Operator:
Adventure South

Hot Pools, Passes & Rainforests

5 Days Moderate-Advanced

This fabulous cycling journey may be short in length, but certainly not in highlights! Over five days you'll discover the northern regions of New Zealand's dramatic west coast following a well thought out itinerary over spectacular passes and along one of the most scenic coastal rides in the world. After a bike fitting in Christchurch, enjoy a warm up ride to view sensational views of the Southern Alps before cycling towards Hanmer Springs where you can soak your muscles in the hot pools. Over the next three days you'll pedal past the mighty Buller Gorge, along roads hugging eroded limestone cliffs that drop into the wild Tasman Sea and explore the famous Pancake Rocks en route to Greymouth, where you'll board the TranzAlpine Express for the unforgettable train journey via the lush forests of Arthur’s Pass National Park back to Christchurch. If you wish to extend your West Coast cycling experience, this tour connects perfectly with our Great West Coast cycle tour.
Double Occupancy / Twin Share, Hotel / Guesthouse
Single Supplement: Available
4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
4 nights hotel/motel ensuite accommodation on twin share basis
Professional qualified driver/guide
Private vehicle transport (except for TranzAlpine train)
TranzAlpine train journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
Water bottle, water and snacks while cycling
Access and concession fees paid to the Department of Conservation
International or domestic airfares and taxes
Arrival and departure transfers
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
All beverages, other than breakfast
Bike hire (including helmet)
Optional activities (eg. Hanmer Springs hot pools, Maruia Japanese hot pools)
Personal expenses (eg. phone calls, internet, laundry, shopping etc)
Travel insurance
Visa (if
Road bike, hybrid or tandem
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