Little River Railtrail Guided Daytrip

Tour Code: LR008

Cycle alongside the flanks of ancient volcanoes and the shores of Te Whiahora/ Lake Ellesmere. Experience stunning lake scenery, a classic wetland ecosystem and birdlife galore. The tour ends in the picturesque farming village of Little River.



Lake views, lots of birdlife and a thousand years of human history.

Tour Route Map

Tour Detail

Heading out of Christchurch, we start our tour along the cycleway. The ride skirts the flanks of ancient volcanoes, hugs the shores of Lake Ellesmere / Te Waihora and ends in the picturesque farming village of Little River where we have time for a late lunch at one of the cafes. Price as follows:

$260 per person (1-2 people)

$180 per person (for groups of more than 2 people)


Hybrid bike hire, helmet, guide, concession fees and transfers - 9am pick up and 3pm drop off. Please Note: a $50 surcharge is added to tours with a public holiday. You can hire one of the best GPS cycle computers around for an extra $30, the Garmin Edge 810. Speed, distance, time, averages, elevations, and even live tracking so you can make your friends at home envious while you ride the great NZ!


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
Daily Departures

Cost:From $180

No. of Days:1

Tour Type:,

Support Level:



Kms Per Day:22

Grade:1 – Easy

Bike Hire:Included