8 Day Self Guided Road Cycle Tour Christchurch to Queenstown
Tour Code: SG005
Skip the slog over Arthur’s Pass and enjoy the scenery of the Alps from the comfort of the TranzAlpine. From Greymouth, take your time riding the spectacular West Coast road before arriving in the adventure capital of Queenstown.
Transalpine Train journey, Alps crossing, Westcoast rainforest, glaciers and great riding.
Tour Route Map
A shorter and reverse version of our 10 Day Self Guided Tour, this skips the slog over Arthurs Pass by using the train and focuses on the great riding on the West Coast – voted one of the top 5 cycle touring destinations in the World! You ride from Greymouth to Queenstown, choose your own level of accommodation and make your tour as cheap or expensive as you like.
Standard Specialized Sirrus Touring bike, helmet, rear panniers and full repair gear. Detailed map and route information. You will need to organise and pay for your own train ticket. Upgrade to the Surly Long Haul Trucker touring bike for an additional $157. Upgrade to a Garmin Edge 810 GPS computer for an additional $130. The Garmin is among the best computers on the market and will come pre-loaded with day-to-day route navigation to follow, and with live tracking you can even share your amazing riding experience to your friends and family!
The Detail Stuff
No. of Days:8
Kms Per Day:65 - 119
Grade:3 – Challenging
Accommodation:Not Included. Camping, Backpacker and Hotel options supplied