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Four Day Banks Peninsula Supported Cycle Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 21 people
Destination(s): New Zealand  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring  
Season: September - May
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 600 New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 925 New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Then it’s your choice of a gentle ride around the bays, or the demanding hills of the crater rim, as you head to the small seaside town of Diamond Harbor. From Diamond Harbor it’s a moderate climb to stunning views of the southern aspect of Banks Peninsula and then a gentle bike alongside Lake Forsyth and Lake Ellesmere and onto the small town of Little River with it’s quiet and relaxed pace.

From Little River you head over the steep 400m hill (transport option available) into Akaroa Harbor. With a number of route options, it’s either a gentle ride along the coast or a demanding climb around the crater rim to the quaint seaside township of Akaroa. From Akaroa you return to Christchurch via the bus or bike to complete your tour.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: We will meet you at your accommodation in Christchurch with bicycles and equipment and you then cycle to Diamond Harbor.

Day 2: Diamond Harbour to Little River.

Day 3: Little River to Akaroa.

Day 4: Akaroa to Christchurch via bus/cycle (Bus fare included).

Notes:
- Equipment Included:
* Trek mountain bike for touring (with road tyres).
* Ortlieb rear pannier bags, front handlebar bag and comprehensive repair kit.
* Detailed itinerary, maps and notes on points of interest that you will pass.
- Accommodation: 3 nights accommodation in twin rooms with bathroom ensuite, in carefully selected B&B's (Breakfast included).
- Difficulty: Moderate difficulty, but with a number of different route options you can make it more or less demanding. Distances of 30 to 60kms per day with several 200m [600feet] climbs, dependent on route choice.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- $600 p.p. twin share Budget
- $725 p.p. twin share Standard
- Single Supplement (on request basis only) $125.

Notes: Daily luggage cartage. Your gear can be waiting for you at the end of each day. This service costs an additional $250 per person (minimum of 2 people) although a discount is available for 3 or more people.

Supplier Information
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Location: New Zealand
Joined InfoHub: Feb 2007
Client Request Served: 41

M15875 has been set up by cycle tourers, for cycle tourers. We have extensive knowledge of bike touring in New Zealand, gained through tens-of-thousands of kilometers cycling all the routes we recommend. We have used the knowledge we have gained to put together these self-guided tour routes because we think they offer...

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