This trip starts from Christchurch with a transfer to the base of Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain and its stunning glacial lakes. From Mount Cook we enjoy a diverse range of New Zealand’s unique alpine and coastal scenery as we follow the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail to the Pacific Ocean.
The Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail is graded easy to intermediate and includes sections cycling on the road as well as off road on designated cycle routes. The trail is approximately 300km long and has an overall descent of 2000ft/600m.
Departs the first and third Friday of the month from December to February inclusive
Departs the third Friday of the month September to November and March to May
Support vehicle and local driver/guide
Transfers to the start of the trail and return to Christchurch.
Breakfast, lunch and evening meals, excluding breakfast on Day 1 and evening meals on Days 4 and 6.
Daily itinerary and maps.
Bike hire see… for options with Scott Scale 760 the recommended bike for this tour. (Note: 10% discount on bike hire with tour booking)
Accommodation prior to tour commencement or after tour completion.
Breakfast on Day 1 and evening meals on Days 4 and 6.
Snacks and drinks (apart from water).