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 Alps 2 Ocean Trail in all seasons.
Start and finish your tour from Christchurch – home of our PureTrails' base – or from Queenstown via connecting shuttles.
Enjoy the trail on your own bike, or hire a high-quality mountain bike or e-bike from our extensive fleet.
Alps to Ocean Trail EPIC – 6-day supported tour
For cycling purists, our EPIC grade 2–3 (easy to intermediate) tour covers 310km of the trail from Aoraki Mt Cook all the way to the Pacific Ocean at Oamaru. Cycle the trail, stay in comfortable ensuite accommodation and enjoy hearty meals, all under the attentive care of our tour guide and support vehicle.
Cost: from $2195 pp
Duration: 6 days
Alps to Ocean Trail EASY – 6-day supported tour
For those wanting the experience the scenic grandeur, but without the pain of the hills and rougher sections, our EASY grade 1 tour covers 200km of the easier sections of the Alps 2 Ocean Trail.
Cycle the trail at a leisurely pace, stay in comfortable ensuite accommodation and enjoy hearty meals, all under the attentive care of our tour guide and support vehicle. Visit a high country sheep station and learn about merino wool, explore the ethereal clay cliffs and survey the spectacular southern night sky.
Cost: from $2225 pp
Duration: 6 days
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 areas..
Cost: from $1850 pp
Duration: 5 days
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