Cycling in the South Island

City Cycle Hire

Based in Christchurch , City Cycle Hire offers a variety of tours and activities to meet your personal needs. With fully equipped modern bikes – 21 and 24 speed – to ensure your safety and give you a high quality experience, City Cycle Hire delivers and picks up the bikes at your doorstep so you don't have to worry about the hassle. However if you wish to hire the bikes long term, feel free to do so. Starting from $25 a day, explore Christchurch city, Port Hills, Hagley Park or simply cruise along the beaches. For more details, contact +64 3339 4020.

Independent Cycle Tours

Why not try something different and go on a bicycle tour holiday from as little as one day to as much as twenty eight days? Independent Cycle Tours will make you a personal itinerary that's realistic and meets your needs. The company will arrange routes, accommodation and provide quality equipment at the best prices. Simply state what you want and sit back and relax as everything gets done for you, even down to the tiniest act such as delivering your bicycle to your accommodation. Contact +64 3329 9496 for further enquiries.

 Pedal Tours

New Zealand has one of the most diverse and breath taking landscapes in the world – why not explore it on a bicycle with Pedal Tours? There is a variety of tour packages to choose from and each tour ensures there is a support van, so pedal at your own pace and use the van when necessary. The bikes are high quality and modern, the local guides are extensive in their knowledge, the tours are specifically chosen to make sure you get the best of your trip, the lodges are carefully selected, the food is hearty and healthy – put all these together and you get an experience that is fabulous and unforgettable! For more details, contact + 64 9585 1338.

The Mountain Bike Adventure Company

As the name says, The Mountain Bike Adventure Company specializes in mountain bike tour packages. Choose a tour package that suits your ability, mood and experience and off you go! You can see the Canterbury Plains, the Alps, amazing views of Christchurch city, the Pacific Ocean or go off road to be a bit more adventurous. Starting from $50, contact +64 3339 4020 for more information.

Banbury Cycle Tours New Zealand

Ride a historic trail at Central Otago with Banbury Cycle Tours. A five day tour that's exclusive for up to eight people, experience New Zealand at its best with both scenery and accommodation. Stay at excellent bed and breakfasts and lodges and feast on fine cuisine. There is a support vehicle to carry your belongings and the bikes are modern and in good condition to ensure your safety. For further details, contact +64 3339 4020.

Cycling New Zealand , Natural High

Cycling New Zealand is able to cater to your every need, regardless of budget and lifestyle, to ensure you get exactly what you want. Choose from guided cycling tours, customized tours, self guided tours, mountain biking or perhaps just rent a bike for a day to explore your surroundings. Discover Christchurch , Dunedin , Queenstown, Picton and more with Cycling New Zealand. For enquires, contact +64 3982 2966.

Escape Adventures

Enjoy four days on the Nelson and Marlborough Select Single Track on your own bike by knowledgeable guides. Mostly a cross country track, you have to be fairly fit to do this tour – but the views are certainly worth it! Accommodation is twin share in lodges and guesthouses with breakfast and lunch provided. Up to ten people can experience this journey, contact +64 2154 8991.

Pure Trails New Zealand

Specializing in small groups and choosing destinations that aren't mainstream tourism spots, Pure Trails wishes to give you a more personal service. The tour is well organized but relaxed so you can feel more at ease as you discover the hidden wonders of South Island . Taking up to 12 people and with a support van to carry belongings, you will feel safe and secure. Accommodation and meals are all included in the cost price. For further details, contact +64 2178 8287.