Around the Mountains Clutha Canyon Combo

The Around the Mountains Clutha Canyon Combo

The Around the Mountains Clutha Canyon Combo tour combines the Around the Mountains, Clutha Gold and Roxburgh Gorge Trails into a fully inclusive 5 night/6 day adventure that averages just over 50km per day.

 

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What’s Included?

WHAT’S INCLUDED?:
The Around the Mountains Clutha Canyon Combo includes:

• Pickup/drop off from Queenstown airport/hotel
• 6 days/5 nights accommodation
• 6 days of riding
• The entire Around the Mountains Trail
• The entire Roxburgh Gorge Trail
• The entire Clutha Gold Trail
• Twin share rooms in the Kingston Homestead, the Mossburn Railway Hotel, (possible shared facilities in one location), the Marama Lodge and the Lake Roxburgh Lodge.
• Single supplement is available off peak only.
• Lake Cruise from Queenstown to the start of the Around the Mountains Trail at Walter Peak Station
• Scenic Jet Boat ride through the centre of the Roxburgh Gorge
• All meals included, (lunch on day 1 through to lunch on day 6). We like good food and we like variety. Dinners are high quality with fresh local produce, lunches are delicious ‘all you can eat’ picnics.
• Snacks (fruit, nuts and lollies, more of our ‘all you can eat’ philosophy!)
• Fully supported with an experienced local Tour Leader
• Bike Hire**, 29er front suspension mountain bikes with gel seats

The Itinerary

THE ITINERARY*:

1 Day 1. Leave Queenstown around 9am and start your journey with cruise on Lake Wakatipu to get to the beginning of the Around the Mountains Trail. Your Tour Leader will meet you at Walter Peak Station ready to fit you to your bikes and set you on your way. Head away from the lake to enter the Von Valley and ride through amazing mountain scenery down to Mavora Lakes. We then shuttle you to Mossburn to stay at the historic Railway Hotel.
2 Day 2. We take you into the Mavora Lakes Conservation Park where you ride past the lake before rejoining the Around the Mountains Trail to ride back to Mossburn. Spend a second night at the Railway Hotel.
3 Day 3. From Mossburn, follow the cycle trail down to Lumden before turning north and heading up the east side of the Eyre Mountains. We have a few options today so the amount of cycling you complete will depend on the weather and the energy of the group. At the end of the day we take you to the lovely Kingston Homestead where our local chef will prepare you a beautiful meal showcasing local produce.
4 Day 4. From the Kingston Homestead follow the undulating, purpose built cycle trail through farmland down the valley to finish where you ended the day before, completing your cycle journey Around the (Eyre) Mountains. After loading the bikes on the trailer, we take you on to Lawrence ready for the second part of your Triple Trail Combo.
5 Day 5. From Lawrence you start the Clutha Gold Trail and ride through farmland and alongside the magnificent Clutha River through to the village of Roxburgh to stay at the lovely Lake Roxburgh Lodge.
6 Day 6. Your last day and, from the client feedback we get, the favourite day of riding for most people. Ride from where you finished yesterday to enter the Roxburgh Gorge, New Zealand’s ‘Grand Canyon’. Enjoy the remoteness and dramatic scenery complemented by a fun jet boat ride in the middle or the gorge, this is an amazing trail.Finish the cycle on the Millenium Track to Clyde for a celebratory drink before we take you back to Queenstown.Expect to be back in Queenstown by 6pm.

THE ACCOMMODATION*

  1. Mossburn Railway Hotel
  2. Mossburn Railway Hotel
  3. Kingston Homestead
  4. Marama Lodge
  5. Lake Roxburgh Lodge

Twin/double rooms, some with ensuite and some with shared Bathroom Facilities. We will guarantee you ensuite rooms for at least 3 nights of the tour.

Dates

2017/18 SEASON TOUR DATES:
(Most tours depart on a Monday morning)

2017:
November 20th – Fully Booked
December 4th – Fully Booked
December 11th – Fully Booked

2018:
February 5th – Places Available
March 1st – Fully Booked
March 12th – Places Available
April 2nd – Fully Booked
April 16th – ONLY 4 Places Remaining

G = Trip is Guaranteed to depart with a minimum of 4 people
For additional Dates, we require a minimum of 8 people to organise a private tour. Please contact us outlining your requirements and we will do what we can to make it happen for you.

Prices

AROUND THE MOUNTAINS CLUTHA CANYON COMBO EXPERIENCE PRICES:
$2575 per person twin share, inclusions as per the itinerary
Single Room Supplement: from $349 per person
EBike Upgrade: $385 per bike
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**Accommodation and suppliers correct at the time of writing but may be subject to change due to circumstances outside our control. Please check at the time of booking.
** Our hire bikes are 29er front suspension mountain bikes. After 4 years of experience and feedback from hundreds of customers, they have consistently outperformed all other bikes as the best style of bike to ride cycle trails. We strongly advise that you do NOT use hybrid bikes or non-mtb tyres when riding cycle trails, hybrid bikes are for Rail Trails only! We provide a spare bike on all trips so there is no discount for bringing your own bike. Our eBikes are the amazing Merida eBig Tour XT.

 

For more information on these tours, visit our website Around the Mountains Cycle Tours