7 Day Road Cycle Tour Queenstown to Christchurch

Tour Code: GR012

Discover some of New Zealand’s best-kept secrets…
This epic adventure takes you deep into rural South Island life; quiet roads, stunning scenery and firsthand encounters with the local wildlife. You’ll meander alongside the beautiful lakes of Te Anau and Manapouri, and ride the rugged coastline of the Catlins.



Lake Wakitipu, rugged coastlines in the dramatic Catlins and wildlife galore including the rare Yellow Eyed Penguins, Hector’s Dolphins and the Royal Albatross Colony on the Otago Peninsula.

Tour Route Map

Tour Detail

Explore the picturesque bays, rugged coastlines and rare wildlife of Southland by bike. This tour begins by cycling alongside Lake Wakatipu and the Fiordland National Park before visiting the world’s most southern city, Invercargill.

Ride along the remote Catlins Coast, home to an ancient petrified forest, fur seals, rare hectors dolphins and the the world’s rarest penguin – the yellow‑eyed penguin. Next up is a visit to Dunedin – The Edinburgh of the South, famous for the Otago Peninsula and the Royal albatross. You end the tour with a stop in the Victorian city of Oamaru on the way up to Christchurch.


Meals as listed, guides and support vehicle, accommodation, DOC Concession Fees. Please Note: a $50 surcharge is added to all tours with a public holiday. Bike hire is available from $350. You can choose to upgrade to a performance road bike please contact us for pricing.


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
10 Nov 2022-16 Nov 2022, 11 Feb 2023-17 Feb 2023

Cost:$2995.00 NZD

No. of Days:7

Tour Type:,

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Kms Per Day:40 - 176

Grade:2 – Moderate

Single Supplement:$795.00 NZD

Bike Hire:From $350

Meals:6B 5L & 4D

Accommodation:6 Nights of 3 Star Twin Share Hotel / Motel ensuite accommodation