New Zealand Biking Tours

Otago Rail Trail Adventure

Hop on a biking tour, and take the hard work out of exploring New Zealand's famous cycle trails

New Zealand is rapidly becoming one of the world's most attractive biking destinations, with access to our incredible countryside growing each season. Gondola assisted riding is rapidly taking the world stage, and one of our greatest achievements has been the development of the New Zealand Cycle Trail. As keen bikers ourselves, we understand the biggest challenges riders face when they’re planning their New Zealand biking adventure is finding the trails in the first place, then organising their shuttles and return vehicles on one-way rides. So we’ve created your dream biking vacation! We've designed our biking itineraries so that you can experience the best of New Zealand biking, at your own pace, accompanied by our legendary Kiwi guides and you’ll be completely vehicle assisted along the way.
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Guided New Zealand biking tours

We'll take care of all the logistics, organise hearty home-cooked meals and personally guide you on some of the best trails New Zealand has to offer. We’ve handpicked the absolute best sections of the legendary New Zealand Cycle Trail, and if you’d like to get an adrenaline fix – you can always add on a day of gondola assisted riding in Queenstown! So if you're keen to see New Zealand at handlebar height whilst enjoying great exercise in our crisp, clean air, then take a look at our ‘Weka’ itinerary below, or request a free brochure and we can help you toward your trip of a lifetime!

New Zealand Biking Tours

New Zealand

New Zealand Biking Adventure

4.5

  • Duration 7 - 14 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

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Specifically designed for biking enthusiasts, our 14-day New Zealand biking adventure tour explores the very best of the South Island's biking trails, such as the Alps 2 Ocean, Central Otago Rail Trail and Queenstown Cycle trail, with a few iconic hikes thrown in for good measure.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Christchurch

New Zealand

Alps to Ocean Biking Adventure

4.73

  • Duration 6 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

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A New Zealand bucket-list ride from the foot of New Zealand's tallest mountain (Mt Cook) to the roaring Pacific Ocean at Oamaru, including a scenic flight. Six days of stunning landscapes, vast mountains, lakes, rolling countryside and us taking care of every detail.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Christchurch

New Zealand

Otago Rail Trail

  • Duration days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3-4 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

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Four beautifully simple days together. Get on your bike and ride a stunning stretch of trail from Queenstown to Middlemarch. Ride through an operating Gold Mine, marvel at Art Deco in Ranfurly and immerse yourself in the art of wine making. We'll handle all the logistics, you just ride and enjoy.

Trip Start: Queenstown Trip End: Queenstown

Europe

Netherlands Biking Adventure

  • Duration 7 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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Bike through some of the most picturesque landscapes your imagination could muster up. From the tulip fields of Keukenhof to the Venice of the North, Giethoorn, each day brings you on fascinating trails. Along the way, dine on traditional Dutch cuisine and stay in accommodations hand-picked for their charm and endless views.

Trip Start: Amsterdam, Netherlands Trip End: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Europe

Croatia Adventure

4.25

  • Duration 6 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

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You've likely seen pictures of the Dalmatian Coast, with orange roofed houses dotting magnificent coastlines and beauty stretching beyond where the eye can see. Explore the best of it on our 6-day Croatia Dalmatian Coast adventure tour.

Trip Start: Split, Croatia Trip End: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Glacier National Park

Germany

  • Duration days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 1-2 
    • Activity Level 1

      What's The Rush?

      I'm active and in decent shape and not looking to experience a place just through a bus window. I'm happy to slow down on the trail, soak it in and breathe in the fresh air.

    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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Ride along gentle rivers, between vineyards, through lush valleys and enjoy breaks in lively market towns on our 6-day Germany Cycling Adventure. 

Trip Start: Luxembourg Trip End: Frankfurt

North America

Mount Rushmore & Black Hills Adventure

  • Duration 6 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Trip Start: Rapid City, South Dakota Trip End: Rapid City, South Dakota
Active Adventure Assurance

Our Active Adventures Assurance

If your plans change or you decide to travel to another destination, you can change your trip to any of our departures in any destination or request a refund (less deposit) up to 90 days out from your original trip start date.

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Experience adventure the way you want

You’ll be inspired and exhilarated, enjoying mind-blowing scenery on foot, in a sea kayak, or by bike - all at your own pace. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime.

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With our small groups of typically no more than 14 (up to 18 max), you'll get to know our team, your fellow travellers, and have the flexibility and freedom to do as much (or as little!) as you like. It’s all about going at your own pace.

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All our carefully selected guides are highly experienced and have deep personal connections to nature and culture. You’ll enjoy a special experience, authentic local knowledge and an adventure like no other.

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