Day 1: Meet in Christchurch for tour briefing and a warm-up ride on the spectacular Banks Peninsula (40 km/25 miles).
Day 2: Christchurch to Reefton in provided transport. Reefton to Westport (80 km/49 miles cycling). Mainly flat riding.
Day 3: Westport to Punakaiki (75 km/46 miles cycling). Moderate hills with stunning coastal scenery.
Day 4: Punakaiki to Hokitika (80 km/49 miles cycling). Moderate hills with stunning coastal scenery.
Day 5: Hokitika to Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier (80 km/49 miles cycling).
Day 6: Franz Josef Glacier to Lake Moeraki [95km/57miles] Spend the night in the Lake Moeraki Wilderness Lodge.
Day 7: Lake Moeraki rest day - lodge activities including walks/canoeing (various options).
Day 8: Lake Moeraki to Wanaka (80 km/49 miles cycling - 180 km/110 miles in total). Half of this leg will be completed in support vehicle. Moderate to steady climb up to Haast Pass then down alongside Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea to the picturesque lakeside town of Wanaka.
Day 9: Wanaka to Queenstown, the outdoor adventure capital of New Zealand (75 km/46 miles cycling).
Day 10: Complete tour in Queenstown.
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Australia and Oceania New Zealand Outdoor: Land Rambler Bicycle Touring National Parks
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