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Around The Mountains Cycle Trail Day Tour

Enquiries & Reservations at Outside Sports | The Ride Center, Queenstown 4300, New Zealand
+64 21 816 257
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A trail cycling experience to remember

This trail is a mixture of off-road and on-road, which needs a little more specific trail... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Garry L
Spectacular ride - with awesome shuttle service & support.

19-22 March 2018 My Sister & I (both in our sixties) had an awesome experience cycling the Around... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
suej0y
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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“walter peak” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Enquiries & Reservations at Outside Sports | The Ride Center, Queenstown 4300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This trail is a mixture of off-road and on-road, which needs a little more specific trail development to make it an exceptional cycling experience. Starting the independent 3 day tour, it was on the TSS 'Ernie' that was the first to be enjoyed. Off cycling...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

19-22 March 2018 My Sister & I (both in our sixties) had an awesome experience cycling the Around the Mountains trail. Truly spectacular. Shuttle service & organisation support was top class. Any questions were answered immediately. Mike was very generous with advice on expectations, accommodation...More

Thank suej0y
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Kudos to Mike for being such a great tour guide. He knows so much about Queenstown, it was fascinating. He was so flexible with the shifting weather we had during our five days there. Originally, we were going to the Walter Peak Bike Tour, but...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Boat tss Ernslaw to Walter Peak, GREAT. Bike to Mavora Lakes beautifull scenery, good road, NO gates. Sherpa bus tour into the lakes, GREAT thanks Brian. Bus to Mossburn Hotel, great accommodation and food. On to Athol, nice easy trail good scenery and excellent accommodation...More

1  Thank Denis W
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Sorry but have to agree with Jesseblack, I too am waiting on a response from the organiser regarding a refund. this is not the first time he has failed to respond to me. Apart from this I really enjoyed the trip from Queenstown to Walter...More

1  Thank mariahamelink
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The landscape is stunning but the company that runs this tour is very disorganised and has let us down badly. We are still owed a fairly substantial refund two months after returning home. I don't like to publicly put a company down like this, but...More

1  Thank JesseBlack
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The lovely man from Around the Mountains Cycle Trail kindly offered to drop my panniers up top of Von Hill which was very much appreciated. Thanks

Thank Wenwoodles
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

There was group of nine us, average about 70. We cycled from Walter Peak to Kingston. Von Hil was hard so walked our bikes up. Hospitality of the locals outstanding. It is a relatively new trail and there are some teething problems but in the...More

2  Thank dcm4275
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing ride. As the review from January suggests there are still some teething problems around gates but these will iron out. We found all the farmers we met friendly, positive and ready to talk. Heather Sokol organises the trip for you online...More

Thank Cadj641
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

We enjoyed the first part of the rail trail from Kingston to about five kilometres from Five Rivers. There we were confronted with a newly installed large, shiny lock and chain which prevented the gate opening. Apparently an irate farmer whose land the rail trail...More

Thank bjcrump
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