5 Day West Coast Wilderness Trail
Tour Code: GT034
Cycle through dense rainforests, glacial rivers, lakes and wetlands is the West Coast Wilderness Trail.
Picturesque views of the snow-capped Southern Alps, ride a purpose-built trail through the coastal rainforest, treetop canopy walk, Explore the ancient Pancake Rocks in Punakaik. Walk the unmissable trails of the Pororari River and Truman Track. TranzAlpine railway journey.
Tour Route Map
We start by crossing the Southern Alps and bike some of the quiet back-county trails around Lake Brunner. Afterwards it’s time for the main event…Snaking through the dense rainforests, glacial rivers, lakes and wetlands is the West Coast Wilderness Trail ‑ a graded cycle trail formed from a series of tracks originally carved by pioneering gold miners. After 4 days on the trail, we head back to Christchurch on the TranzAlpine Railway, one of the top 10 train journeys in the world.
TranzAlpine train journey, entry to Treetops Walkway, Meals as listed, guides and support vehicle, accommodation and DOC fees. Please Note: a $50 surcharge is added to tours with a public holiday.
The Detail Stuff
27 Dec 2017-31 Dec 2017, 08 Jan 2018-12 Jan 2018, 22 Jan 2018-26 Jan 2018, 05 Feb 2018-09 Feb 2018, 19 Feb 2018-23 Feb 2018, 05 Mar 2018-09 Mar 2018, 09 Apr 2018-13 Apr 2018, 16 Apr 2018-20 Apr 2018, 26 Nov 2018-30 Nov 2018, 04 Dec 2018-08 Dec 2018, 21 Jan 2019-25 Jan 2019, 11 Feb 2019-15 Feb 2019, 11 Mar 2019-15 Mar 2019, 08 Apr 2019-12 Apr 2019
No. of Days:5
Tour Type:Cycle Trail
Support Level:Guided Tour
Grade:1 – Easy
Single Supplement:$400.00 NZD
Bike Hire:From $170
Meals:4B, 4L & 3D
Accommodation:4 nights hotel/motel ensuite accommodation on a twin share basis