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10 Day West Coast Cycle
Starting from Christchurch and driving down to the spectacular Arthur’s Pass, you'll then bike on minor roads on your way to the coast and Punakaiki and its famous BlowHoles. From here, you'll head south, pedalling through lush rainforest, past picture-perfect West Coast Glaciers and lakes. There is a rest day at Franz Josef Glacier with the opportunity for hiking or sightseeing and the tour concludes in the epic hub of Queenstown.
- CategoryRoad Cycling
- TypeFully Guided
- Duration10 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level2 - Novice
- Activity Level3 - Active
- Elevation3 - Intermediate
- Distance220.6 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance27.5 miles
Highlights of this exhilarating tour include staying at a Wilderness Lodge in the rain forest where you can walk to the beach and possibly see penguins! You will cross Haast Pass to sheep country and Wanaka set on beautiful Lake Wanaka, overlooked by Mt Aspiring National Park. Lake Wanaka’s spectacular location at the foot of the Southern Alps with the wilderness of the Mt Aspiring National Park nearby makes it a magnet for outdoor lovers the world over.
You'll reach the epic final destination of Queenstown at the end of the tour. Around 1.9 million visitors are drawn to Queenstown each year to enjoy their own unforgettable travel experience. Visitors come to experience our awe-inspiring scenery, to search for adventure, to seek out relaxation and rejuvenation, or just to breathe our pure mountain air. Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of the world.
This tour is classified as moderate with 2 challenging days, the support vehicle is always available so you can cycle as much or as little as you wish each day.