Over the last decade mountain biking and cycling in New Zealand has experienced a surge in popularity with increasing numbers of international visitors making the pilgrimage to experience our great outdoors on two wheels. Whether you are a Mountain Biking Gladiator wanting to carve up the world's best single tracks or you just want to have a relaxing experience getting from A to B while soaking up the sunshine and outstanding scenery – then we have a lot on offer…
The Queen Charlotte Track is a 70km 44 (mi) single track stretching from Ship Cove to Anakiwa. The Queen Charlotte Track is renowned for its stunning scenery, comfortable lodge accommodation and, best of all, the pack-carrying service that everyone can enjoy. The terrain can be rough in places and some sections quite steep.. but what a beautiful ride!
Bike the Otago Central Rail Trail and immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes and rich history of this region. The Rail Trail follows the former railway line from Clyde to Middlemarch which once linked the Otago goldfields to Dunedin. These supported tours all you to cycle as much or as little as you like, plus gives you the opportunity to explore beyond the trail if you choose.
Finally, you can do it all in just three days. On the Ultimate Sounds Adventure, spend one day hiking, one day sea kayaking and one day mountain biking. Take in the beauty and magic as you travel the length of the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds.
The Heaphy Track is located in the Kahurangi National Park, in the north-west of the South Island, New Zealand. It belongs to the New Zealand Great Walks and is an astonishing hike through a range of landscapes. This small group tour is an all-inclusive 3-day track departing from Nelson and includes delicious fresh meals cooked by your friendly knowledgeable guide.
This 4 day cycle ride explores the Mt Cook National Park to Omarama taking in the glacial Lake’s of Pukaki and Ohau along the northern edge of the Mackenzie Basin, the most scenic and safest part of the trail. This is bike experience for almost everyone to enjoy, from first timers and family groups to the vastly experienced riders. The scenery will blow you away.
Want the best of elements of North Island mountain-biking and skiing or snow boarding, packing it into 5 days? Two days riding New Zealand's best mountain-bike trails and two days skiing / riding and a day of optional adventure activities in Taupo – this will get your blood pumping. You also have the chance to either ride Craters of the Moon, walk the Tongariro Crossing or skydive/bungy in Taupo.
We believe the 7 day North Island mounting biking self-guided tour will impress even the most ardent of bikers. Experience incredibly scenic trails in remote wilderness area's- a diverse skill-set is required.
Get amongst some of the finest mountain biking that New Zealand’s North Island has to offer. From the white-knuckle downhills of Rotorua and perfectly flowing single-tracks of Taupo, to the most scenic of backcountry epics near Ohakune, this tour will leave you breathless in more ways than one.
The South Island is renowned for its outstanding beauty and adventures. Plant your feet on your pedals as you take a spin on some of the most thrilling and perfectly crafted trails the mighty South Island has to offer. From exhilarating private tracks in Ohau and impressive full-day adventure rides in Arrowtown, to world famous downhill runs and shuttles on a web of tracks in Christchurch and Queenstown, the South Island has it all.
We’ve picked all of the best bits around the South Island and cleverly squeezed them into eight unforgettable days, packing as much fun as possible into this Adventure Tour. Experience the best hikes, paddles and bike rides during this 8 day South Island of New Zealand. Activities like kayaking, wilderness Jet Boating, swimming with dolphins and many other highlights for you - An unforgettable journey.
New Zealand's South Island is the perfect place for an adventure holiday. Covering ground (or water) by kayak, boat, bike, and on foot. If you're not out of breath just from reading all that, then it's probably time to start packing. This adventure suits anyone with the right attitude but generally speaking those that join are between 18 to 35 years old.
Become immersed in a remarkable walking journey throughout New Zealand. Walk through the pristine golden beaches and along the gentle waters of the Abel Tasman National Park. Travel south into the lush rainforests to explore New Zealand’s West Coast canyons and its treasure of ice-age glaciers.
This adventure trip incorporates hiking, kayaking, cycling and even bungee jumping across a variety of landscapes including rainforests, glaciers and gorgeous coastline. Exciting even when you’re not moving, accommodations include a seasonal floating boat hostel and a wilderness hostel deep in the rainforest. Unique? You bet.
The best of the North and the Best of the South joined together to create the pinnacle of mountain biking in New Zealand! Experience the lush forests and epic, adventurous trails of the North Island, and complement them with the high country tracks and purpose built parks of the South Island.
Sample the Best of New Zealand's Mountain Bike Trails.
Biking to old gold mining sites, kayaking remote coves or hiking some of the most breathtaking routes in the whole world, New Zealand has a lot to offer. This trip combines the best of the North and South Islands into an affordable, action-packed 21-day itinerary.
Across 3 action-packed weeks on two islands - you can hike, kayak, and cycle across this diverse land. There's also time for boat cruises and local culture. These small group New Zealand tours are just the ticket for those adventurous folk wanting to maximize their New Zealand experience.