Alps to Ocean Classic

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6 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
311 Km
avg 52 Km
Guided

Tour operator:  Adventure South

Cycle the spectacular trails of the Alps to Ocean from Tekapo

Explore some of the South Island’s most spectacular landscapes by bike on our fully guided and supported Alps to Ocean Cycle tour.

From Tekapo, we head through the golden Mackenzie Country on canal paths to Lake Pukaki and the mountainous landscape around Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.

From Twizel, the trail follows ancient pathways through the Waitaki Valley where you’ll be wowed by stunning lakes, fascinating hydro dams and picturesque vineyards. A ride through rolling countryside leads down to the historic port town of Oamaru.

Our expert guides will show you the A2O’s best trailside highlights including wine-tasting, geothermal hot pools, Maori rock art and otherworldly limestone outcrops. You’ll also enjoy warm hospitality in accommodation full of heritage charm.

Highlights
Hike in Aoraki/Mt Cook World Heritage National Park
Cycle the shoreline of surreal turquoise hydro lakes
Explore Oamaru’s charming Victorian Precinct
Stargaze across world renown night skies
Enjoy good company, & eat delicious food
Soak in the hot pools at Lake Tekapo (optional)

Information

Tour Location

Country:
New Zealand
Region:
South Island
From:
Christchurch
To:
Christchurch

Tour Information

Guiding:
Guided
Support:
Supported, Bike Hire available
Duration:
6 Day(s)
Level:
Easy/Moderate
Terrain:
Mountain bike tour, Cycle paths/trails, Off-road (dirt/gravel), Greenway
Accommodation:
Double Occupancy
Cost From:
NZD 2495
Single Supplement:
$645

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
311 Km
Riding Days:
6
Month(s):
January, February, March, April, September, October, November, December
Departure:
Regular - see website for dates

Additional Information

Inclusions

Tasty breakfasts (x5), lunches (x5), dinners (x4) catered to all dietary requirements
5 nights comfortable motel/lodge ensuite accommodation on twin share basis
Experienced guides who handle all the hard bits and share epic stories
Tasty nutritious snacks, drinks and treats
Full vehicle support along the trail including trailer for luggage
Transport from Christchurch (return)
Pre departure information kit to help you plan and prepare
Rider fees paid to the A2O Trail Trust for ongoing maintenance and improvements

Exclusions

Bike hire (including helmet)
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
All beverages, other than breakfast
Water bottle (help us save the environment and bring your own bike drink bottle)
Optional activities (eg. Tekapo hot pools, Omarama hot tubs, Steampunk Gallery)
Personal expenses (eg. phone calls, internet, laundry, shopping etc)
Travel insurance
New Year's SupplementNZD$100

Options

Bike Rental NZD$180
e-Bike Rental (subject to availability) NZD$600

Group Information

Organise a Private Group from just 6 travellers

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