Go Somewhere New Next Year: Three Guided Cycle Tours For Summer 2017

Three Guided Cycle Tours For Summer 20172017 is right around the corner. Fancy going somewhere new? Here are three, guided tours running throughout summer 2017 that are guaranteed to fill your memory banks to the brim.

5-Day North Canterbury and Marlborough Cycle Tour
A not-to-be-missed chance to experience the wide open spaces and remarkable history of Molesworth Station, New Zealand’s largest farm. You’ll cycle right through this rugged, remote landscape and spend a night in the shearers’ quarters of a merino sheep station, before following the river down the beautiful Awatere Valley to Kaikoura, home to an incredible wealth of marine wildlife.
Grade 2: Moderate.
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8-Day Road Cycle Tour Auckland to Rotorua
This tour provides a fascinating snapshot of the deeply-contrasting landscape of the North Island, from the white sandy beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula, to the rolling hills of the Waikato and the bubbling mudpools of Rotorua. You’ll have the opportunity to dig your own hot pool in the sand at Hot Water Beach, take a tour of Hobbiton, and discover the cultural and geothermal delights of Rotorua.
Grade 2: Moderate.
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9-Day Twin Trails Christchurch to Queenstown
Combining two of New Zealand’s most famous trails, the Alps 2 Ocean (recently voted one of the world’s most epic rides by Lonely Planet) and the Otago Rail Trail, this nine-day adventure takes you from the high peaks of Aoraki/Mt Cook to the historic port town of Oamaru to buzzing, adventure-filled Queenstown. Along the way you’ll experience some of the South Island’s most memorable scenery, sample award-wining Kiwi wines, explore spooky tunnels, soak in scenic hot pools and enjoy a vista-filled helicopter ride across dazzling Lake Pukaki.
Grade 2: Moderate
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All these tours are fully-supported and suitable for riders with little to no previous touring experience. You’ll be accompanied at all times by an experienced guide and support vehicle, and have all your accommodation and most meals taken care of. Plus you’ll be able to ride without luggage, since this will be transferred daily to your next overnight stop. Check the individual tour pages for exact departure dates, and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Have a great week,

P.S. Not sure whether you’re fit enough to embark on a cycle tour? Take a read of this article for some helpful tips: Are You FIT to Cycle Tour?