Bike New Zealand

Scenic, adventure, wine tasting, and special interest cycle tours, designed for you to experience New Zealand at its purest – the land of extremes where you can connect body, spirit and soul.Pacific Cycle Tours has specialised in customised cycling tours of New Zealand since 1987. A New Zealand Tourism Award winner and family-owned business, we combine our deep knowledge of the New Zealand landscape with our passion for adventure and attention to detail – to give you the best time of your life.

With a focus on exercise and relaxation, our tours offer every opportunity to explore the remarkable beauty of New Zealand. You can experience the thrills of road cycling, mountain biking and trekking, both on and off the beaten track, as well as discover the culinary pleasures of New Zealand’s distinctive food and wines. Our tours of small, personal groups are designed for both experienced and beginner cyclists with our knowledgeable guide always by your side.

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Insurance

Cover-More Travel Insurance
Please note: Cover-More Travel Insurance is only available to New Zealand and Australian residents.

Travel Insurance is a vital aspect to booking a holiday, giving you protection against unforeseen circumstances that could otherwise spoil your trip.It is essential that you purchase travel insurance that properly covers your participation in whatever activities you intend to undertake at the time you make your booking.

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Bike Hire

Pacific Cycle Torus have several different bike types available for hire.
All bikes have been carefully selected to suit client’s needs and preferences for the our tours.
Information about our tour bikes will be provided to you when you book your tour or by request. Please contact our reservation staff if you wish would like more details.

Included in bike hire:

Touring bikes will be hired with a pannier bag (fitted to rear carrier) containing a pump, 1 x spare tube, chain link, puncture repair kit and a multi tool.Road bike and mountain bikes will be hired with a pump fitted to the frame and a seat post bag containing 1 x spare tube, chain links, puncture repair kit and a multi tool.Please note it is compulsory to wear a bike helmet in New Zealand. New helmets can be purchased for approximately NZ$60.

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Tour Grading

Tours are graded to distinguish the appropriate level fitness and expertise required to participate. Every tour is an individual just like you, by studying the itinerary in detail you will see the duration and distance covered each day. This can help you assess if the tour is within your limits.

Many tours will have support vehicles that allow you to rest at selected drop out points, however this is terrain dependent and varies from tour to tour.If in doubt, drop us an email, tell us what you’re looking for and we can assist you with tour selection.

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Customised Tours

Are you wanting your own dream trip, your own custom cycling holiday without the hassle of organising the finer details?
If so, our customised cycling holidays are for you. We offer unique flexible holiday packages to suit you, whether you’re traveling as an individual or a group. Choose your mode of transport, length of stay and type of accommodation. We’ll use our expert knowledge and contacts to make it all happen for you.
Customised cycling tours

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to our frequently asked question. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions!

Q: HOW DO I BOOK MY TOUR?
Q: HOW DO I PAY FOR MY TOUR?
Q: WHAT CREDIT CARDS CAN I USE?
Q: I AM TRAVELLING ALONE, CAN I SHARE A ROOM WITH SOMEBODY ELSE TO AVOID THE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT?
Q: WHAT LANGUAGES DO THE TOUR GUIDES SPEAK?
Q: WHAT AGE AND NATIONALITIES ARE THE PARTICIPANTS?

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Details

Adventure holidays designed by cyclists, for cyclists


Pacific Cycle Tours is run by a dedicated team of keen cyclists. We personally research all our tours and are passionate about developing new and exciting New Zealand adventure holiday tours, which cyclists and hikers really want.
We’re always researching new adventure holidays. If there’s an area you want to go, let us know. We can also create a customised tour for you. Let’s talk about your New Zealand adventure holiday!
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Why Choose Us

Tour groups kept small to suit your needs
Local guides, local food, local culture
Different abilities catered for
Adventure holidays by bicycle
Non-cyclists welcome
Great accommodation
Adventure and comfort – in the same tour
We balance exercise and relaxation