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

Tour Detail

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.


Avanti Giro F2 light touring bike, helmet, panniers and full repair gear. Itinerary and route information. You will need to organise and pay for your own train ticket. Upgrade to the Surly Disc Trucker touring bike for additional.


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
Daily Departures

Cost:$545.00 NZD

No. of Days:8

Tour Type:,

Support Level:,



Kms Per Day:65 - 119

Grade:3 – Challenging

Bike Hire:Included

Meals:Not Included

Accommodation:Not Included. Camping, Backpacker and Hotel options supplied