Explore the beautiful scenery of NZ by bike
Journey through the South Island on gravel trails
Spend the first day on a stunning ride of the Banks Peninsula
Cycle the lakes and mountains of NZ's south
Bike a classic rails to trail route through Otago
At the end of the trip take a memorable boat trip to the final destination of Queenstown
Arrive in Q'town feeling great and ready to explore

South Island Gravel Explorer

7 days
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$2,372 USD

Explore the vast and impressive Mackenzie Basin and remote Central Otago on this remarkable gravel tour from Christchurch to Queenstown. You'll trace the footsteps of the early pioneers, along gold mining trails and stock routes which now form quiet back country roads. Journey from Christchurch to Queenstown, challenging yourself with 7 days of breathtaking gravel grinding. Enjoy incredible views of the Southern Alps from the Banks Peninsula and cycle through arid McKenzie Country surrounded by the highest peaks in the country. Admire a contrast of vivid blue lakes, sparkling rivers, snow capped mountains and golden tussock-lands and indulge in award winning wine and local Kiwi cuisine.

  • Category
    Trail Riding
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    3 - Intermediate
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    326.2 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    46.6 miles
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