Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 AUSTRALIA
  2. 2 Help me choose among these Sydney hotels, please
  3. 3 Help us extend our Dec. Heron Island Tip
  4. 4 Trip Report Fantastic South Island Trip May-June 2016
  5. 5 a month in Australia help please
  6. 6 New Zealand and/or Australia - Nature sites, day bus tours?
  7. 7 Choosing Tasmania or Perth/ Margaret River
  8. 8 6 Days South Island Help
  9. 9 Trip Report Zipping through New Zealand with a Fiji Finish
  10. 10 3 1/2 weeks in New Zealand
  11. 11 2 days in Auckland. what to do
  12. 12 NEW ZEALAND 18 DAYS ITINERARY
  13. 13 Visiting New Zealand/Australia in April
  14. 14 Connection Time at Sydney Airport
  15. 15 Choose a destiation - Oceania Island(s) for 10 day trip
  16. 16 Cairns/Port Douglas from Sydney
  17. 17 Snorkeling in Whitsundays
  18. 18 New Zealand Itinerary
  19. 19 Dining
  20. 20 Where to tay in Apt in Melbourne
  21. 21 Car Hire Insurance Excess in Melbourne
  22. 22 Flights from Ottawa to Sydney to Auckland
  23. 23 Kia Ora Sauvage and/or Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort
  24. 24 Finalizing OZ Itinerary
  25. 25 quick 5 day trip to New Zealand, North Island. Sugestions for our trip?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Bike and Walking holiday in New Zealand

Jump to last reply

I am thinking of doing a bike and or bike/walking holiday with my son (23) in New Zealand later this year or early next year. I have searched lots of sites and am now totally confused. Can anyone recommend a tour company - I don't want to do my own thing, I need support vehicle (my son has done a fair bit of riding, I haven't) The Otago Trail looks good for me but perhaps too tame for him. The holidays seem to vary so much in price, accommodation and what they offer. Fodors "Nelson" can you recommend anywhere near you? I looked at Backroads and their prices are exhorbitant compared with everyone else!! But is it a case of you pays for what you gets? I would need a very comfy bike and some tours just have 'ordinary' rent a bikes.

Any suggestions would be wonderful. Also when would be the best time to go weather wise, I get the feeling it is awfully unpredictable. (I am only coming from Sydney!!)

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement