Marlborough Sounds and Nelson Lakes

  New Zealand

 9 days (Bike: 6 days)

  437 km  (~73km per day)


 Some hills, Quiet roads



Nelson and Marlborough are stunningly peaceful regions located on the sheltered northern coastline of the south island of NZ.

The area captures a milder climate compared to further south, and prove’s to be abundant in diversity. Through the lens or from the bike you will have the pleasure of viewing golden sandy beaches, cascading waterfalls and lush tropical rainforest. Cycle for six days, East to West along the fiords of the Marlborough sounds, over the Nelson ranges and into the tranquil oasis of the Abel Tasman.

The incredible natural beauties of New Zealand’s most spectacular water features are a main highlight of this stunning six day journey across the top of the South Island. Beginning in the heart of the crystal blue Marlborough fiords, get lost in what feels like a dream through the Nelson lakes towards the golden sands of the Abel Tasman. Experience a tour that is abundant in life’s most sought after indulgences; gourmet food, world-class wine, fresh seafood, majestic landscapes, art, culture and music.

Tour Information





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The ultimate cycle touring route selection
All your cycling equipment including touring bikes and panniers
GPS navigation, maps and comprehensive tour itinerary
The best choice of available accommodation 3.5-5*
Luggage transfers each day and vehicle transfers (where indicated)
Technical support should you need it
On call vehicle support
Breakfast each morning
A customised cycle touring map of the area with recommendations for the best lunch and dinner stops


International and domestic flights and/or airport taxes
Travel Insurance
Personal expenses
Drinks, phone calls and other incidentals
Pre and post tour accommodation


Group tours available


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