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.

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Tour Detail

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.


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
16 Aug 2021-20 Aug 2021, 13 Sep 2021-17 Sep 2021, 17 Oct 2021-21 Oct 2021, 07 Nov 2021-11 Nov 2021, 05 Dec 2021-09 Dec 2021, 26 Dec 2021-30 Dec 2021, 16 Jan 2022-20 Jan 2022, 06 Feb 2022-10 Feb 2022, 06 Mar 2022-10 Mar 2022, 20 Mar 2022-24 Mar 2022, 03 Apr 2022-07 Apr 2022, 17 Apr 2022-21 Apr 2022

Cost:$1995.00 NZD

No. of Days:5

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Grade:1 – Easy

Single Supplement:$495.00 NZD

Bike Hire:From $170

Meals:4B, 4L & 3D

Accommodation:4 nights hotel/motel ensuite accommodation on a twin share basis