Our guided and self-guided tours are  fully booked for the current season.  We are now taking bookings for October 2024 onwards.

West Coast Wilderness Trail

5 Day Self-Guided Trail Tour - Christchurch to Christchurch

The West Coast Wilderness Trail is arguably the most accessible and fascinating cycle trail in New Zealand.  It's a truly unique experience soaked in a rich pioneering history, and is filled with rugged beauty and jaw dropping scenery. Combine this with beautiful lakes, forest and rivers - and of course genuine West Coast hospitality - and you have a journey that dreams are made of.

  • Starts: Hokitika

  • Ends:  Christchurch

  • Grade 2 (easy) ride with some Grade 3 on road (intermediate) sections

  • Additional activities are optional and can be added into package upon request - we keep it flexible!


  • Tour is able to be booked any time of year subject to accommodation availability.

Price: $1489 per person, twin share  (2 people minimum)

Upgrade to an E-bike for an additional $220 per person

Single Room Supplement = $440

A $250 per person deposit is required at time of booking  

Pricing valid until April 2024.

Tour Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Make your own way to Hokitika
Day 2: Ross to Hokitika
Day 3: Dorothy Falls to Hokitika
Day 4: Canoe Cove to Kumara
Day 5: Kumara to Greymouth and return to Christchurch via the TranzAlpine Trail


  • Shuttle services on the trail

  • Luggage transport - 1 bag per person, 15kg max per bag

  • 4 days Standard bike hire, helmet and pannier (E-bike upgrade available, just ask for prices!)

  • 4 nights Accommodation

  • 4 breakfasts

  • TranzAlpine train journey from Greymouth to Christchurch

  • Trip itinerary, directions and trail map info


  • Meals/food not included in itinerary
  • Drinks, telephone & mini-bar costs
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, any internet charges etc
  • Drink bottles


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