South Island Tours NZ

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03 314 7220| [email protected]| 65 Willowside Place, Amberley, Hurunui
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South Island Tours NZ have been showcasing the stunning landscapes of the South Island for over 20 years. All of our escorted wine, 4WD and cycle tours of the South Island will provide you with the experience of a lifetime, and are led by friendly and local guides who are passionate about making sure you get the most out of your South Island tours.

Cycle the beautiful glacial lakes regions of South Canterbury and North Otago districts. These areas are known for their beautiful scenery, stunning lakes, wide open spaces, outstanding scenery and friendly people.

Our Alps 2 Ocean tour is designed to show you some of the unique icons of the region, combined with some relaxed biking. Cycle on the Tekapo dam, stay in a wonderful variety of accommodation, experience some NZ history, enjoy great meals with a spot of local wine tasting and meet some of the locals who call this region home.

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The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a grade 2-3 (easy to intermediate) cycle trail. There are a variety of trail surfaces. Riders are advised to take certain essentials with them (e.g. first aid, repair kit, water, food). Parts of the trail pass through alpine environments, where conditions can change.

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Getting Here

Located in the South Island of New Zealand, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown, is the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. It is recommended that you start your ride from Aoraki/Mt Cook - though there are numerous access points along the trail from which to start or end your ride.

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Trail Details & Maps

Each of the 9 maps show the elevation, trail surfaces, fitness, skill, traffic, safety notes, and highlights. Please consult the maps to ensure you are prepared for what you'll encounter on each section. Some sections are easy, others more difficult.

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See & Do

Want to know what you can do while visiting the South Island of New Zealand during your ride?

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