New Zealand cycling tours

Some landscapes were simply made for cycling and the ones in New Zealand are no exception.

It’s no secret that New Zealand boasts some of the world’s most breathtaking natural scenery and the only way to fully immerse yourself in it is to cycle your way through it. From open plains scattered with pure, fresh rivers to bustling towns full of fascinating history, embark on the spectacular Otago Central Rail Trail and watch New Zealand’s South Island turn on the charm. Whether you want to experience the famous Kiwi hospitality for yourself, sample lovingly crafted local produce, or feel the sun’s warming rays as you pedal past spellbinding sights, our New Zealand cycling tours will take you on the ride of your life. 

New Zealand cycling highlights


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Cycle New Zealand: Otago Rail Trail

Deanna · Traveled March 2024
My cycling trip in Otago was a breathtaking experience. The weather was perfect, showcasing the region's picturesque beauty. The landscape, with its rolling hills and stunning vistas, was a delight to explore. What truly made the trip memorable were the amazing meals, adding a flavourful touch to an already perfect journey.
Review submitted 31 Mar 2024

Cycle New Zealand: Otago Rail Trail

Kelly · Traveled March 2024
Griff was our guide for this trip his excellent level of professionalism and knowledge made it an unforgettable trip that we thoroughly enjoyed. Would definitely recommend this trip to anyone, you will love it.
Review submitted 01 Apr 2024

Cycle New Zealand: Otago Rail Trail

Helen · Traveled March 2024
A fabulous trip with stunning views, nice accommodation and good food along the way. The tour guide (Griff) was exceptional and took care of all of our needs. The bikes were of an excellent quality. I would highly recommend this trip.
Review submitted 06 Mar 2024

Cycle New Zealand: Otago Rail Trail

Sheree · Traveled March 2024
I highly recommend the Otago Rail Trail bike ride in New Zealand. Riding through wonderful scenery on a historical trail lends to a great fulfilling experience. Intrepid were very well organized in getting the trip together. Our guide Rod Griffith ‘Griff” was great with not just his knowledge of the area and the rail trail he also had a wonderful sense of humor, we had lots of laughs. He made everyone feel very comfortable, all our needs were catered for & we felt very safe in capable hands!
Review submitted 06 Mar 2024

Cycle New Zealand: Otago Rail Trail

janine · Traveled February 2024
Otago Rail Trail is a super easy trail to do on a mt bike with fat tyres! Beautiful, stunning scenery - lots of farmland (cows/sheep/deer), rivers, bridges, tunnels, ... quaint towns - especially Ophir, great cafes/pubs along route, amazing accommodation - the Black Hotel in Ophir was a great stay, super friendly- helpful guide (thank you Griff). Had a great 4 days!
Review submitted 16 Feb 2024

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