Journey from the high reaching alpine mountains to the stunning coastal scenery on New Zealand’s famous Alp 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. Cycle amid the highest mountain in New Zealand Aoraki/Mt Cook, pedal past the surreal blue lakes and tussock-lands of the Mackenzie Country and beautifully luscious farmlands of the Waitaki Valley. Enjoy small towns and rural settlements with friendly pubs and cafes or have a glass of wine at one of the stunning vineyards. Beginning at Aoraki/Mt Cook and finishing at the town of Oamaru famed for its victorian buildings, art galleries and gorgeous little penguins the 301km trail is ...
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  1. Ultimate Luxury South Island Road Trip 8D7N, Self-Drive

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    Discover the very best of New Zealand’s South Island on this ultra-luxe, 8-day, self-drive road trip from Christchurch to Queenstown, including the famous Milford Sound.

    Departing from Christchurch, set out in your included compact SUV to discover majestic landscapes that offer awe and adventure in equal measure. Over eight days, be blown away by lush peninsulas, turquoise lakes, sparkling glaciers, snowcapped mountains and more. Step back in time in Oamaru and explore the country’s oldest public gardens, renowned Victorian architecture and two penguin colonies. Ride horses through the Ahuriri Valley, a dramatic landscape of rugged mountain country, wetlands, tussock lands and beech forest. Get your heart pumping in Queenstown, the adrenaline capital of the Southern Hemisphere. Or, sample world-famous wines in the nearby Gibbston Valley. Cap off your adventure with a 5-star cruise through the breath-taking Milford Sound, New Zealand’s most spectacular natural attraction. This highly adaptable, self-paced itinerary is sure to leave you spellbound!

    At the end of each action-packed day, rest and relax in some of New Zealand’s best super lodges. These ultra-luxe accommodations have been handpicked for their outstanding location, impeccable design, gourmet cuisine and one-of-a-kind activities and experiences. They are owned and operated by people who share a deep love and knowledge of their surroundings and a dedication to ensuring you have the holiday experience of a lifetime

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    This ultra-luxe package includes accommodation and exclusive experiences at New Zealand’s famous super lodges in Oamaru, the Ahuriri Valley and Queenstown, as well as a 5-star cruise in the famous Milford Sound.

    Treat yourself to the ultimate South Island experience on this ultra-luxe, 8-day self-drive road trip from Christchurch to Queenstown. You deserve the very best!

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Christchurch, NZ
    Discover the very best of New Zealand’s South Island on this ultra-luxe, 8-day, self-drive road trip from Christchurch to Queenstown, including the famous ...
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  2. Deluxe South Island Alps to Ocean Cycle 6D5N, Fully Guided

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    Hop on your bike and set out to uncover some of New Zealand’s most incredible landscapes on this 6-day, fully guided and supported Alps to Ocean cycling tour of the South Island.

    Cycle Route: Christchurch -Tekapo - Twizel - Omarama - Kurow - Enfield - Christchurch

    Departing from Christchurch, head down to Tekapo, passing through the Canterbury Plains to the golden Mackenzie Country. Explore the breathtaking Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, marvel at the sky-scraping peaks and unwind in the region’s geothermal hot pools. Journey on to Twizel and follow the ancient pathways through the Waitaki Valley, where you will be awe-struck by spectacular lakes, fascinating hyrdro dams and charming vineyards. A leisurely ride through storybook countryside leads to the historic port town of Oamaru and the finish line. Highlights along the way include New Zealand’s world-class food and wine, Maori rock art and otherworldly alpine vistas. You will also enjoy warm hospitality in accommodation full of heritage charm.

    This luxury cycling tour includes 5-nights’ accommodation in handpicked, 4-star hotels and guesthouses on a twin share basis. All meals are provided along with all-inclusive bike hire, professional, qualified driver/guide and private vehicle transport/support.

    Discover the new frontier on this exciting Alps to Ocean cycling adventure. Get a new perspective of New Zealand’s South Island – beautiful, scenic and without the crowds!

    NOTE: The guide will follow guests in the vehicle and provide instructions and support throughout the entire trip. The guide will not cycle with guests and you can cycle your own speed. Your luggage will be transferred daily. 

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Hop on your bike and set out to uncover some of New Zealand’s most incredible landscapes on this 6-day, fully guided and supported ...
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  3. Alps to Ocean Biking Small Group 6D5N

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    Peddle away into New Zealand’s longest cycle trail, the world-famous Alps 2 Ocean, boasting spectacular alpine vistas from the Southern Alps all the way to the stunning Pacific Ocean. Immerse in an exhilarating adventure showcasing New Zealand's highest mountain, the majestic Aoraki Mt Cook, on this 5 days fully guided journey.

    Departing from Christchurch, take on the greatest riding track from its highest mountain, traversing vivid and pristine lakes and serene rivers that link the Southern Alps to the mighty Pacific Ocean. Be captivated by diverse on and off-road trails tailored to your level of fitness. Starting from the picturesque Southern Alps journey through the South Islands' spectacular scenery ending in the historical coastal town of Oamaru. Amidst the grandeur of braided rivers, glacier-carved valleys, turquoise hydro-lakes, tussock-covered highlands and rural plains is the short yet unforgettable helicopter ride over the Tasman River. Only from above can you truly appreciate the enormity of this alpine wonder. Be awed as you fly over a glacially-fed braided river that flow out of New Zealand's longest glacier. Ride to the highest point of the trail, the pinnacle of the Alps to Ocean, boasting staggering views of the magnificence of the Mackenzie Basin. Be captivated by a geo-park of wonders, ride through picturesque vineyards, spooky tunnels, along old railway lines and experience ever changing vistas on your ride to the Pacific Coast.

    Your 6 day’s adventure include 5 night’s accommodation in cosy stays nestled in quiet sanctuaries of the alpine's most stunning settings. Enjoy the backcountry hospitality with all meals included. You will be supported by two guides posing unrivalled passion as they bring the trails to life and ensuring you are well fuelled and hydrated. Enjoy the comforts of carrying just a day pack.

    Discover the new frontier on this thrilling Alps to Ocean cycling adventure. Immerse in a new perspective of New Zealand’s South Island away from the crowds and into an intimate world of backcountry pure alpine beauty.

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    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Peddle away into New Zealand’s longest cycle trail, the world-famous Alps 2 Ocean, boasting spectacular alpine vistas from the Southern Alps all the way ...
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  4. Luxury Queenstown & Beyond - Great Rides & Walk 7D6N, Fully Supported

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    This luxury cycling package incorporates 3 Great Rides of NZ - Queenstown Trail, Otago Central Rail Trail, and Alps to Ocean Trail, and a guided Hooker Valley walk in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Explore South Island's ever-changing mountains, tunnels, river gorges, valleys, lakes, glaciers and more by bike and by foot. Stay at three 5 star luxury boutique accommodation. This is the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure.

    Your cycling journey starts with a full day supported ride on the Queenstown Trails. The cycling route includes riding along the shore of Lake Wakatipu, in the scenic country-side, around historic Arrowtown, along the beautiful Arrow and Kawarau Rivers to the Historic Kawarau Suspension Bridge - home of the world famous Bungy Jumping, and finish with a short ride through to Gibbston Valley and enjoy a relaxing wine tasting.

    Then set off on a scenic and historic journey into the Central Otago heartland for 2 days. You'll cycle 4 to 5 hours per day on a vehicle free trail with an easy gradient. Traverse ever-changing mountainous, rugged landscapes, tunnels, viaducts, spectacular river gorges, old historic gold-mining villages and more.

    After a luxury hilltop private villa retreat and take in the best vistas of Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables in Queenstown, embark on a hiking adventure to Mount Cook National Park's Hooker Valley to wonder at dazzling iceberg lakes, sky-scraping peaks and spectacular glaciers.

    Continue your cycling adventure and ride on the Alps 2 Ocean (A2O) Cycle Trail and fully immerse in New Zealand's symbolic colour and beauty - the high peaks and distinctive blue lakes. Spend another two nights on the edge of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, taking in the stunning views of the turquoise blue waters of Lake Pukaki and the Southern Alps and Aoraki Mt Cook.

    No Mackenzie Basin visit is complete without stargazing. So your finale will be in a private cellar observatory to explore one of the darkest skies in the world with a 6" refractor telescope while you are treated with refreshments and nibbles.

    You'll be supported with a local experienced tour guide and support vehicle while you are on the trail.

    You luggage will be transferred to your next accommodation. You only need to carry a daypack.

    The trip starts and concludes in Queenstown.

    Combining the best New Zealand cycling trails with luxury boutique accommodation, fine food and wine, this is the ultimate luxury cycling adventure in Queenstown.

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    Departs daily on request

    E-bike Upgrade: Extra per person $220 per person

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Queenstown, New Zealand
    This luxury cycling package incorporates 3 Great Rides of NZ - Queenstown Trail, Otago Central Rail Trail, and Alps to Ocean Trail, and a guided ...
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    From €4,593.33 Per Person, Twin Share
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