Spend a few days at Franz Josef, a stunning glacier and alpine village with thermal pools
Enjoy exploring with your loved ones on this discovery tour of NZ
Discover the heritage and friendly kiwi hospitality as you travel the west
Ride through some amazing and breathtaking vistas
Enjoy biking with like-minded new friends

10 Day West Coast Cycle

10 days
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$3,806 USD

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.

  • Category
    Road Cycling
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    220.6 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    27.5 miles
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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.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

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

  • Accommodation
  • Guided Bike Tour with friendly English speaking tour guide
  • Support vehicle and luggage transfer
  • Map of the riding route
  • Free jersey
  • Breakfast daily
  • Lunches and Dinners as indicated in the itinerary
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

4 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available