Our bike tours NZ South Island tours are a fun and convenient way to cycle and explore the stunning regions of New Zealand’s South Island by bike.

Discover the satisfaction of cycling through a breathtaking visual landscape, where you can hear the cries of the birds and the trickle of the streams. Feel the warmth of the sun and the breeze in your hair, and smell the long dry grass as you cycle on your South Island tours. Our bike tours NZ are often on dedicated cycle trails, including the Otago Rail Trail and Alps to Ocean Trail, or on quiet country roads.

Your guide and support vehicle are there to support you during the bike tours NZ, often appearing around a stretch of cycle trail with a welcome cup of tea and snack. Though your guide does not participate in the cycling, they have a wealth of knowledge and are only too happy to provide any guidance you may need or cycle repair support. If the weather conditions are not favourable or you simply need a break, your support vehicle is always available as ‘back up’.

With Pure Trails New Zealand bike tours it’s not just about the scenery and the cycling. In addition to cycling the trails we go tiki-touring in our vehicle, visiting the local sights and meeting the local people in the small rural communities we travel through.

Our Biking Tours

Alps to Ocean Trail EASY

Discounts!

Discounts!

Alps to Ocean Trail EASY

The Alps 2 Ocean Trail easy 203km ride from the snow capped Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean through some of the best scenery in the NZ.

$1895 NZD PP
1
Duration

6 Days | 5 Nights

Cycle Distance

203km

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Alps to Ocean Trail EPIC

Discounts!

Discounts!

Alps to Ocean Trail EPIC

The Alps to Ocean Trail EPIC is a 310km cycle trail from the snow capped Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean through some of the best scenery in the NZ.

$1895 NZD PP
2
Duration

6 Days | 5 Nights

Cycle Distance

320km

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Otago Rail Trail

Discounts!

Discounts!

Otago Rail Trail

Ride the 150km Otago Rail Trail through 'big sky' country in Central Otago's raw 'timeless land'. Explore the original stone pubs and meet the locals.

$1575 NZD PP
1
Duration

5 Days | 4 Nights

Cycle Distance

150km

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West Coast Wilderness Trail

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Discounts!

West Coast Wilderness Trail

The West Coast Wilderness Trail is a 150km cycle ride along the coast and through rainforest, and into the welcoming communities of ‘The Coast’.

$1395 NZD PP
2
Duration

4 Days | 3 Nights

Cycle Distance

150km

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Queenstown Lakes Trail

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Discounts!

Queenstown Lakes Trail

The Queenstown Cycle Trail tour features riding a network of Queenstown bike trails around the lakes and rivers of the stunning Queenstown, Arrowtown and Wanaka areas.

$1950 NZD PP
2
Duration

6 Days | 5 Nights

Cycle Distance

191km

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Around the Mountains Trail

Around the Mountains Trail

The Around the Mountains Cycle Trail circumnavigates Southland's Eyre Mountains, through majestic remote stations to Lake Wakatipu.

$1695 NZD PP
2
Duration

5 Days | 4 Nights

Cycle Distance

186km

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Canterbury Backcountry Trail

Canterbury Backcountry Trail

The Canterbury Backcountry Cycle Trail is a collection of great rides featuring wide open river valleys, snow-capped mountains and crystal clear lakes.

$1545 NZD PP
1
Duration

5 Days | 4 Nights

Cycle Distance

165km

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Marlborough Wine Trail

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Discounts!

Marlborough Wine Trail

The Marlborough Wine Trail is a collection of rides that showcase the Waipara and Marlborough wine growing areas and the Nelson Lakes National Park.

$1595 NZD PP
1
Duration

5 Days | 4 Nights

Cycle Distance

148km

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Tasman Great Taste Trail

Tasman Great Taste Trail

The Tasman Great Taste Trail is a 156km cycle along beautiful coastlines and river valleys, through orchards and vineyards of the Nelson and Tasman areas.

$1595 NZD PP
1
Duration

5 Days | 4 Nights

Cycle Distance

156km

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Wild West Coast Trail

Wild West Coast Trail

The Wild West Coast Cycle Trail is a collection of rides featuring beech forests, lush tropical nikau bush, and wild coastlines, and the Oparara Basin.

$1545 NZD PP
1
Duration

5 Days | 4 Nights

Cycle Distance

144km

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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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Try our e-bikes

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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