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
Enjoy comfy transport for you and your bike
Beautiful surroundings are a daily occurrence on this tour
Ride a diverse range of terrain during the tour with good mates to back you up
Immerse yourself into the natural wonders of New Zealand on this incredible tour

Into the Mystic

6 days
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$2,623 USD

An epic 6 day MTB adventure from Christchurch to Queenstown riding the best singletrack with the local experts. Explore the gems of the South Island accompanied by local guides who really know their stuff. Ride from Christchurch to Queenstown over 6 sensational days packed full of the best biking, landscapes, food and company. Top it all off with a cold one each day and it's MTB nirvana in NZ.

  • Category
    Mountain Biking
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    6 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    93.2 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    18.6 miles
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You'll begin in Christchurch, home to the legendary Port Hills with ocean views and adrenalin-pumping flows. Discover the secrets of Craigieburn Mountain trails and see what all the fuss is about as you get stuck into what just might be the finest singletrack in NZ.

Stay at a Sheep Station for one night and wake up to the sounds of alpaca and sheep gearing up for the day. Embrace the clean air and head out for some more adventures with mountain peaks and turquoise lakes as your picture-perfect backdrop. Take in some majestic Lord of the Rings and Hobbit landscapes and enjoy stunning Mount Cook vistas as you tackle some superb singletrack.

Explore MacKenzie country and Central Otago's best MTB and take a few hours out to experience some fantastic local wines. End the tour down in the adventure capital of Queenstown and what a place to conclude this remarkable tour as you bike such beauties as Coronet Peak, Rude Rock and Skippers Canyon.

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
  • Airport or Hotel pick up and drop off
  • 4 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches , 2 Dinners
  • Daily Snacks
  • A Cold Beverage After Each Ride
  • Specialty Mountain Bike Guides
  • Transport In Comfortable Safe Vehicle
  • Custom Bike Trailer For Safe Transport Of Your Bike (Accepts all wheel sizes)
  • 1 x Wine Tasting
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