Guaranteed to satisfy cycling enthusiasts!
This 3 day/2 night guided bike tour takes in spectacular coastal landscapes, gorgeous regional parks and authentic kiwi hospitality along the way.
An all inclusive-package with the convenience of starting and ending in the heart of Auckland city, close to all the major hotels, hostels and transport hubs.
The perfect active adventure for visitors keen to discover what makes the North Island truly special – lush sub-tropical rainforest, stunning coastlines and sheep filled pastures.
- Start the journey with a leisurely ferry journey from downtown Auckland to Pine Harbour, where the biking begins in earnest
- Enjoy spectacular coastal landscapes and vistas – including Pohutakawa Coast
- Soak up the sights, sounds – and smells! – of real NZ whilst biking through lush green landscapes
- Experience life in rural New Zealand with comfortable overnight stays in genuine kiwi seaside holiday homes
- Bike – or hike! – off-road trails through beautiful regional parks
- Fully catered meals created using fresh, seasonal local produce
- All the details taken care of – sit back and enjoy the ride!
- The journey ends with a train journey back to Auckland city where the tour ends.
This tour is fully-supported, so you can kick back and enjoy the ride, while your own private guide takes care of all the details.
Hop in the van or choose an e-bike if you don’t fancy the hill climbs. Or set yourself a challenge and ride the whole way on our standard hardtail mountain bikes(perfect for mixed terrain).
The more temperate climate in the northern regions of New Zealand make this an experience to be enjoyed all year round, even in winter.
A mix of off-road trails and on-road riding is included in the route making this a choice for confident, fit participants. E-bikes are available on request. Riders can utilise van support should any sections of the ride prove too difficult.
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Total Riding Distance: 155km over 3 days
Day 1 – 47km / Day 2 – 61km / Day 3 – 55km
Rental gear – hard-tail mountain bike with front suspension and hydraulic disk brakes (full spec’s available on request), helmet, cable lock, puncture repair kit, spare inner tubes, small air pump, pannier bags (set of 3 – 2 rear bags and 1 handlebar bag), bike lights (set of 2); accommodation – 2 nights in private, newly renovated 3-star accommodation; meals – 2 breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners included; additional snacks and beverages can be purchased independently along the route; public transport – an AT Hop Card will be supplied pre-loaded with enough credit to cover ferry and train journeys; map – digital and printed versions will be supplied, participants are advised that cell coverage throughout route is generally very good but should not be 100% relied on.
Grade 4-5 – Participants must be able to ride a bike, confidently and unassisted. A mix of off-road and on-road riding is included in the route. Several large hill-climbs.
Small Group Departure Dates:
This tour departs the second Tuesday of every month, commencing Tuesday 9th October 2018.
We require a minimum and maximum of 6 people to run this tour – please complete the registration form here and we’ll be in touch once you have registered your interest for one of the listed departure dates for the next summer/winter season.
Private Couples Tours:
Private couples tours are available on flexible departure dates, so please contact us to enquiry about specific dates you would like to book.