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New Zealand Bike Tour

Biking doesn't get any more epic than in New Zealand. Or more beautiful. On a bike, you're in the middle of it all.

10 Days - (Moderate cycling)

  •  Experience epic biking at its best in one of the world's greatest outdoor playgrounds.
  •  Marvel at glaciers, rain forests and crashing ocean coastline.
  •  Travel by train across the South Island.
  •  Spin through dramatic varied scenery, finishing in a pinot-growing wine region,
  •  Discover Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand.


    Biking doesn't get any more epic than in New Zealand. Or more beautiful. On a bike, you're in the middle of it all. Ever-changing natural beauty through your sunglasses. Ocean mist in your face. Island-fresh air in your lungs to complement that bit of sweat on your brow. The sheep have it made here. This week, they aren't the only ones.
 

Itinerary:

Day 1 Gear up for awe-inspiring routes in one of the world's greatest outdoor playgrounds Take the TranzAlpine train over Arthur's Pass, spotting the Canterbury Plains and the Waimakariri River Gorge Pedal to the pancake rocks at Punakaiki, known for its impressive ocean “geysers.”

Days 2-4 Take in glaciers, rain forests and the dramatic Tasman Sea  Explore the coastal town of Hokitika, famous for pounamu, the local jade Pedal through old-growth forests and over Mount Hercules to Westland National Park Hike to the face of the Franz Josef Glacier, one of New Zealand's natural wonders If you're up for more riding, pedal to the quaint coastal village of Okarito  Dine on fresh local cuisine at a luxurious forest retreat.

Days 5-8 Cross the “main divide” of the Southern Alps as you journey to bright-teal Lake Wanaka  Ride to South Westland National Park along a rolling route Discover the waterfall-laced Haast World Heritage area, with fantastic vistas of the Tasman Sea Kick back at Munro Beach or go for a lakeside stroll  Opt for an excursion to Milford Sound, one of New Zealand's most scenic national treasures.

Days 9-10 Soak up the spectacularly varied scenery, finishing in pinot noir country  Follow the Clutha and Kawarau Rivers past vineyards in a burgeoning wine region Check out Queenstown, New Zealand's adventure capital.

 

 

Prices starting at $4,998 USD per person double occupancy

Based on November 21, 2017 departure

 

Price in USD, International flights, airport departure taxes, international departure transfer, visas where required, and some meals not included in the itinerary. Insurance, laundry, any optional tours or activities during free time, tips, and items of a personal nature are also additional.

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Book by Aug 31, 2017