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Cycle New Zealand South Island

From £1720 for 8 days
Trip Overview
Is there a better country to cycle through than New Zealand? This is a land known for its natural beauty, welcoming people and delicious wine, and this cycling trip just happens to take in the best of it. Kick things off in Queenstown, the adventure capital of the country and perhaps the world, then cycle the famous Central Otago Rail Trail through small gold-mining towns like Alexandra, Omakau, Wedderburn and Hyde. Meander through the open plains with pristine rivers, enjoy some proper Southern hospitality at local taverns and rediscover the joy of pedalling through one of the most gorgeous areas in the entire country.
Essential Info
Starts: Queenstown
Ends: Dunedin
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Cycling
Trip Code: IPOXC
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: New Zealand
What's Included

Meals

6 Breakfasts included

Transport

Bicycle,minivan,train (e-bike available,subject to availability)

Accommodation

Hotel (7 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Cycle the spectacular Otago Central Rail Trail, the oldest rail trail in New Zealand and voted 'New Zealand's Favourite Ride' for the past two years. 

•   Ring along flat, traffic-free paths aslongside some of the South Island's most stunning scenery.

•   Begin your journey in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand and arguably the world.

•   Experience firsthand the famous hospitality of New Zealanders on a trail built specifically to cater for cyclists.

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Price
Availability
Departing: 14th Dec 2019
Returning: 21st Dec 2019
£1,720pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 18th Jan 2020
Returning: 25th Jan 2020
£1,790pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th Feb 2020
Returning: 22nd Feb 2020
£1,790pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Mar 2020
Returning: 28th Mar 2020
£1,790pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 18th Apr 2020
Returning: 25th Apr 2020
£1,985pp
£1,790pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 17th Oct 2020
Returning: 24th Oct 2020
£1,985pp
£1,790pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Nov 2020
Returning: 28th Nov 2020
£1,985pp
£1,790pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 12th Dec 2020
Returning: 19th Dec 2020
£1,985pp
£1,790pp
G
Availability: Good
Itinerary & Notes
Kia-ora! Welcome to Queenstown, New Zealand. Known as the country's adventure capital, there's simply no end to the line up of optional activities including bungee-jumping, mountain biking, kayaking, rafting, helicopter rides, jet boating and paragliding. There are also plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars to keep you entertained. This cycling trip kicks off with a welcome meeting at 6 pm then the the evening is free for you to do as you wish before settling into your accommodation for night. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where the welcome meeting will take place. If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader.

Additional Activities

Paragliding NZ
200 NZD
River Rafting
220 NZD
Bungy Jumping
135 NZD
Jet boating
135 NZD
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