PureTrails New Zealand has been running supported cycling tours since 2004. Showcasing the breathtaking scenery the South Island is famous for, our tours are well paced and extensively researched, with achievable adventure and comfort in mind.
Created predominantly for the 50+ age group, PureTrails' fully supported tours operate year round so you can experience the magical landscapes of the Around The Mountains Cycle Trail, and other fantastic rides, in all seasons.
Start and finish your tour from Christchurch – home of our PureTrails' base – or Queenstown.
Enjoy the trail on your own bike, or hire a high-quality mountain bike or e-bike from our extensive fleet.
Around The Mountains Cycle Trail – 5-day supported tour
Our 5-day supported tour features 185km of easy (grade 2) riding on a series of trails taking in the majestic scenery around Lake Wakatipu, the Mavora Lakes and Mt Nicholas Station, as well as the new Lake2Lake Trail linking Te Anau and Manapouri.
Cost: from $1875 pp
Duration: 5 days
Otago Rail Trail Classic – 5-day supported tour
Our classic Otago Rail Trail tour includes comfortable ensuite accommodation, hearty meals, and unforgettable off-the-bike activities including a visit to the striking gold mining town of St Bathans and lunch at historic Hayes Engineering Works set in a spectacular rural setting. You’ll also meet a fourth-generation farming family and tour their high country station, and survey the spectacular southern night sky.
Cost: from $1825 pp
Duration: 5 days
Central Otago Trail – 6-day supported tour
Are you looking for your next adventure having cycled the Alps 2 Ocean Trail? Our Central Otago Trail tour could be just what you're looking for. Enjoy 195km of grade 2 (easy) riding on a series of cycle trails showcasing the stunning scenery of the Southern Lakes and Central Otago, including the new Lake Dunstan Trail, and otherworldly Roxburgh Gorge. We provide full vehicle support, high-quality accommodation and great meals along the way.
Cost: from $2275 pp
Duration: 6 days