Take on the best of the South Island's mountain biking with expert guides and epic locales
Spend the tour with other like-minded riders and have a ball
Experience the best MTB riding as you explore the locals' favourites and the experts' picks
Get stuck into an epic adventure and fly high with your bike
Ride incredible landscapes in NZ

Sweet Thing MTB

5 days
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$2,612 USD

Short on time but high on MTB action, ride an incredibly condensed and sublime tour over 5 days from Christchurch to Christchurch. Bike a section of NZ's epic South Island to give you a taster of what's on offer for singletrack devotees. MTB lesser-known tracks and trails as you travel with local experts who can take you to the best spots and share some insider tips. Don't worry though, you'll also experience some of the classic belters here, such as the Craigieburn Tracks and the phenomenal Old Ghost Road.

  • Category
    Mountain Biking
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    5 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
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Starting and ending in the cosmopolitan hub of Christchurch, you'll soon head off to explore the seductive single track on offer nearby. Two opportunities for heli-biking will present themselves on tour and daily exhilarating rides are guaranteed.

Enjoy sweet treats such as soaking in hot springs, lodging in backcountry hut style accommodation for one memorable night of the tour, BBQ dinner cooked for you by your hosts, and cold beers wrapping up each day, you'll be hard-pressed to find such delights elsewhere. Do yourself a favour and head to NZ's South Island to discover the world-class MTB trails waiting for you.

Note that this tour is graded as Intermediate/Expert and is not for beginners. See the FAQs page for more detailed information about the suitability of the tour and if it's the right fit for you.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodation
  • Transport In Comfortable Safe Vehicle
  • 1 x Heli Biking Scenic Experience
  • All the epic jaw dropping single track you can handle
  • Cooler full of ice cold brews after each ride
  • 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches , 2 Dinners
  • Airport Or Hotel Pick Up And Drop Off
  • Specialty Mountain Bike Guides
  • Custom Bike Trailer For Safe Transport Of Your Bike (Accepts all wheel sizes)
  • Concessions for all rides
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals where not specified in the itinerary
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please refer to the tour FAQ for bike rental options.

Tour options and upgrades:

1 equipment option available