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New Zealand's ultimate bike tour
New Zealand is a utopia for cyclists and the ideal place to enjoy a bike tour. A combination of great rides, breathtaking scenery and minimal traffic ensures something for “bike tourers” of every level.
However, where many bike tours falls short is the ability to combine these amazing rides with NZ’s world class hikes and activities. Enter Flying Kiwi – a unique style of tour that combines the best of bike, hike and adventure tours.
These award winning trips are a breath of fresh air for keen adventurers who love the freedom and thrill of bike touring but still want to enjoy New Zealand’s numerous, World renowned activities.
Outstanding cycle options
The trips range from 3-27 days and provide a range of cycle options with distances varying from 10-150km throughout the country. Every session on the pedals offers a different experience; hugging coastlines, traversing mountains or winding through towering Kauri forests.
A custom built bus and trailer carries a range of rental bikes (or bring your own) giving cyclists the flexibility to create their own itinerary - cycling the distances that suit them or using the bus on rainy days or to rest their legs and soak up the wonderful views
Many rides are on New Zealand’s uncrowded roads but there’s also the chance to muddy the tyres on numerous tracks, often found close to wonderful accommodation settings. For those a little rusty on the pedals the pick-up system will also offer welcome relief.
On longer rides, the cycle group often head off before of the bus and simply get picked up en route to their next destination. This provides a great challenge for the diehard cyclists and a chance to take it easy for the social pedaller.
Expeirence more of New Zealand
What makes the tours so appealing for many is the chance to enjoy New Zealand’s great hikes during their trip. There are a range of outstanding walks integrated into all tours including the Tongariro Crossing, Kepler Track, Routeburn Track and more.
The bikes simply take a rest on the trailer whilst passengers flex their hiking boots across many of New Zealand’s best walking tracks.
Most meals are provided and consist of healthy, tasty and filling ingredients guaranteed to provide essential fuels vital for the active traveller. Dining is also a great social experience, with numerous opportunities to relax around the camp fire, absorb magnificent views and spot shooting stars whilst sharing another of New Zealand’s greatest wonders – its wine.
Everyday there are options to experience New Zealand culture, adrenalin and nature first hand. Choices are endless and range from dolphin swimming and kayaking to flying an aerobatic plane or skydiving over National parks.
The trips were recently rated by National Geographic as one of the “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth” and top rated in the cycle tour category.
For more information visit the website of Flying Kiwi New Zealand bike tour.
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