10 Day Southern Alps Road Cycle Tour Christchurch to Queenstown

Tour Code: GR010

Saddle up in Christchurch for the ride over Arthur’s Pass, before hitting the twists and turns of the West Coast. You’ll explore the icy wonders of the Franz Josef glacier before passing through the impressively named Gates of Haast en route to Wanaka and Queenstown.



Cross the Alps twice and bike the beautiful West Coast.

Tour Route Map

Tour Detail

The ride along the rugged West Coast of the South Island has been rated as one of the top 5 rides in the World. This tour takes 10 days as it makes its way from Christchurch to Queenstown taking in plenty of highlights along the way. The road hugs the coastline as it dips and undulates down  towards Haast Pass. We bike through the Gates of Haast and onto Wanaka and Queenstown. This tour is great for all abilities of riders as the support vehicle is always there so you can bike as much or as little as you like.


Meals as listed, experienced guides/cycle mechanic and support vehicle, accommodation and DOC fees.


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
14 Dec 2019-23 Dec 2019, 28 Jan 2020-06 Feb 2020, 09 Mar 2020-18 Mar 2020

Cost:on request

No. of Days:10

Tour Type:,

Support Level:



Kms Per Day:27 - 135

Grade:2 – Moderate

Rest Days:1

Single Supplement:on request

Bike Hire:on request

Meals:9B 5L & 7D

Accommodation:9 nights of mostly 3-4 star lodges