6 Day South Island Family Cycle

Tour Code: GT040

Cycle as much or as little as you like on this family cycling adventure, joined by other families and guided by a cycling family. Combine two of the South Island’s most popular cycling trails – the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail and Otago Central Rail Trail.



Experience an active adventure with other like-minded families. Cycle the best of the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail and the Otago Central Rail Trail. Take in the stunning views of Lakes Pukaki and Ohau. Visit Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Admire the craftsmanship of hand-built viaducts and tunnels from the 1800's gold rush. Try your hand at a family game of curling on ice in Naseby. Have the family who designed this trip themselves as your guides!

Tour Detail

Enjoy more than just cycling on this itinerary with the chance to soak in thermal hot pools, try your hand at curling on ice, discover superb mountain scenery, dramatic limestone landscapes, learn about the discovery of gold and explore small local communities along the way. Commencing with picturesque canal rides alongside striking turquoise water with stunning mountain backdrops and concluding with gentle trails amidst rolling sheep country interspersed with stone architecture and golden history, there is something for all interests. Designed for families with children aged seven to fourteen years, the trip departs from Christchurch and finishes up in vibrant Queenstown where those who thrive on activity may choose to have an extended stay.


1 professional guide family (2 drivers), 1 round of Curling on ice in Naseby, Private vehicle transport, Otago Central Rail Trail passport, Water and snacks while cycling, Concession fees paid to the Department of Conservation.


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:

Cost:From 2395

No. of Days:6

Tour Type:,

Support Level:



Grade:1 – Easy

Bike Hire:$180.00 NZD

Meals:5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners

Accommodation:3 nights hotel/motel accommodation, mostly ensuite bathroom facilities 2 nights holiday park accommodation, mostly ensuite bathroom facilities