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.


Meals as listed, guides and support vehicle, accommodation and DOC fees.Please Note: a $100 peak holiday supplement is added to tours in the high season or Public Holiday. Tree top walk and TranzAlpine Train optional extra at own cost.


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
22 Jul 2024-26 Jul 2024, 26 Aug 2024-30 Aug 2024, 09 Sep 2024-13 Sep 2024, 14 Oct 2024-18 Oct 2024, 01 Dec 2024-05 Dec 2024, 27 Dec 2024-31 Dec 2024, 05 Jan 2025-09 Jan 2025, 02 Feb 2025-06 Feb 2025, 16 Feb 2025-20 Feb 2025, 02 Mar 2025-06 Mar 2025, 16 Mar 2025-20 Mar 2025, 30 Mar 2025-03 Apr 2025, 14 Apr 2025-18 Apr 2025, 29 Apr 2025-03 May 2025, 12 May 2025-16 May 2025, 02 Jun 2025-06 Jun 2025

Cost:$2395.00 NZD

No. of Days:5

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Grade:1 – Easy

Single Supplement:$495.00 NZD

Bike Hire:From $150

Meals:4B, 4L & 3D

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