PureTrails New Zealand have crafted a range of supported cycle tours on the NZ cycle trail network that showcase the breathtaking scenery that the South Island is famous for. Our extensively researched, well paced, achievable trips are designed with adventure in comfort in mind, predominantly for the 50+ age group. Join us for your next New Zealand cycle trail holiday for an adventure of a lifetime.

Select from our range of supported tour packages for your South Island NZ cycle trail adventure needs.

Our Biking Tours offer full vehicle support and a tour guide to look after you and all the logistics along the way. Sit back and enjoy the view from your bike as we manage all the arrangements of your trip. Relax in the knowledge that our vehicle and tour guide are always 'around the next corner' should you have any issues or the weather does not co-operate.

Why Travel With Us?

We're kiwi outdoor enthusiasts and we know what makes a great holiday. Our NZ cycle tours are well planned, thoughtfully paced, and full of fun and adventure as well as excellent value. Eat well, sleep well, challenge yourself, discover and explore. Join us today.

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Need a boost up those hills? E-bikes are a great option for those with limited mobility or health to get out and experience the exhilaration of cycling with partner’s, family and friends around the South Island’s beautiful cycle trails.

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Independant customer reviews

We have recently completed the Kaikoura Wine Trail tour with Pure Trails and would recommend it highly to anyone thinking of giving a cycling tour a try. As our first bike tour, it was a great introduction to the genre. A combination of sightseeing, wine tasting , gourmet dining and cycling, it had everything! Nothing was too much trouble for our host, Hilary, who worked extremely hard to provide us with a first rate experience. The cycling was tough going at times – especially for newbies, and against the wind – but this made for a sense of achievement when a particular cycle ride was accomplished. Thoroughly worthwhile!

Sylvia & Terry Wales | Christchurch

Our second time with Pure Trails and again we found them amazing. The planning that goes into making these trips is spot on and the detail taken is second to none. JohnK was our driver/organizer as well as everything else that comes with taking a group of 14 riders on an amazing tour of the upper West Coast. John is highly professional as well as funny, kind and very very patient. We loved our trip and are already talking about planning the next one with Pure Trails. Highly recommended.

Kym Y Mahood | Taupo

10/10, could not fault a thing. Great organization, fantastic group of people Awesome accommodation and food, fantastic weather and scenery. What more could you want, honestly could not find a fault with any part of the trip. Definitely would recommend Pure trails and use them again.

Ken and Janet Wright | Rolleston

I thought our Alps to Ocean was good but this was just as good. I’m so glad we did this. We enjoyed our cycle trip and are so lucky to live in such a beautiful country and to be able to do this. Our guide Kevin was an excellent host from Pure Trails and would recommend him for any tour Pure Trails has to offer. He is very good at what he does.

Diana Tucker | Wellington

Hilary is an extremely knowledgeable host, van driver, and food provider ‘en pisté!
This tour was well organised even down to the superb weather! The mountains are spectacular, the lakes sparkling and the tracks we used well formed..
Recommended!!

Catherine | Palmerson North

We recently completed the Otago Rail Trail with Pure Trails.
Our group has been on a number of supported cycle tours, both here and overseas.
Hilary is to be complimented on her organisation and planning, and the quality of her bikes, the whole trip went like clockwork.
The daily additions to the cycling were especially well suited for our group, and we would recommend Pure Trails to anyone.
Garry and Hilary Hood

Garry Hood | Auckland

We have just completed our 5th trip with Pure Trails and have loved every trip. Can’t recommend them highly enough. They are fantastic. All the guides are exceptional, trails brilliant, and food and accommodation spoil us. Thanks to Hilary and team for a great experience.

Barbara Hoy | Hamilton

Testimonials

Meet Our Team!

Your NZ cycle trail adventure in comfort is lead by one of our dedicated and experienced tour leaders. Their backgrounds vary, but all share a love for the outdoors and, most importantly, a desire to help people make the most of their cycle holiday. All are mature adults with expertise in leading our bike tours and extensive knowledge of the region we travel through. Most of our team have been part of the 'PureTrails family' for many years, so you can count on having experienced leaders who love what they do.

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