The Kaikoura Trail

Tuatara Tours specialises in guided walking and cycling tours that are achievable for most levels of fitness. Our Tours include meals, accommodation, luggage portage and knowledgeable guides...the best combination of ambience,exercise and relaxation.


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The four-day, fully guided, Kaikoura Trail runs from Waiau to Kaikoura. This is the second leg of the Alpine Pacific Triangle as it descends from the mountains to the sea – with a diverse range of landscape, vistas and geology.

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On the trail you get to cycle the undulating parts and walk (off-road) the high country sections. The mix of walking and cycling has allowed Tuatara Tours to develop an achievable adventure which combines soaring mountain views with good cycling terrain past the green pastures of North Canterbury farms, finishing with spectacular coastal views.

The tour includes all meals and accommodation, luggage portage and an experienced local guide, ensuring your outdoor experience will be a safe and enjoyable one.


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Physical address

The Kaikoura Trail, 45 West End, Kaikoura, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Office hours Mon-Fri 9-5 , 24 hour contact by phone
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

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Proximity to coach terminal:
Not Applicable
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Pricing and Conditions

Adult $1,595.00
Other charges:
Optional bike hire $168.00

Language support

  Written Spoken
Japanese YES YES

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