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Adventure South NZ

Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Magnificent Milford Sound Cycle

If you like cycling, a bit of hiking, dramatic landscapes and exceptional organisation that feels... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
elisabeth483
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Auckland, New Zealand
Otago and Clutha Cycle Trails

Just had third trip with adventure south and the best one yet. Great trails, accomodation, meals... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Simon M
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Cowes, Australia
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Since 1992, Adventure South has been operating the best and most comprehensive range of guided trekking, cycling and adventure holidays available across New Zealand. Our mission statement is Small Groups, Great Guides, Superb Holidays… and we’re confident that the originality, scope and quality of our program ensure that there is an adventure for everyone. Enjoy the pristine splendor of New Zealand’s north and south islands. From the magic of the Southern Alps to the volcanoes and geothermal regions of the north, New Zealand’s forgotten Sub-Antarctic islands to the wild west coast of the South Island, our unique range of guided small group active holiday’s will take you beyond the popular trails to discover the true essence of New Zealand’s pure wilderness.
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Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

If you like cycling, a bit of hiking, dramatic landscapes and exceptional organisation that feels effortless... this is the 5 day trip for you. From the moment guide Sean collected our group in Queenstown, we knew we were in safe hands. Capable, relaxed, kind, informative...More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks Elisabeth for travelling with Adventure South and for your fantastic review. Great to hear you enjoyed riding and travelling with Seàn. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks and keep riding, Phil

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Just had third trip with adventure south and the best one yet. Great trails, accomodation, meals. Guides Steve & Dave Fantastic. Riding & boating thru Roxburgh Gorge best day cycling ever had Thanks Guys.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Just finished a fantastic "West Coast and Glaciers Cycle" of 6 days and over 450km of cycling from Queenstown, over the Crown Range and up the West Coast, then towards Arthurs Pass ending with a spectacular train ride to Christchurch. A great group of 11...More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Many thanks to you for travelling with Adventure South NZ and for your great review. Dave and Brett are quality guides and enjoyed the riding and travelling with you all. Keep riding and we hope to see you back over here again soon. Regards, Phil...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

My wife and I are in our early 60's, avid cyclists. Adventure South hit the 'sweet spot' for cost, miles, challenge, support, accommodations, basically everything. We did the Great West Coast trip in February 2018, and just loved it. The guides were perfect, took care...More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for travelling with us and for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the riding and found that all the included services exceeded expectations. We hope to see you again soon on one of our other riding trips. Keep riding and thanks again....More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

We had an experience of a lifetime on our Adventure South tandem tour of the south island. Our Adventure South guides Bas and Rossco provided first-class leadership, including amazing on-the-fly route updates based on weather / road conditions and wonderful stories and highlights of NZ...More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

A huge thank you for travelling with us and for your very kind and informative review. We look forward to meeting you again when you return. Keep riding! Regards, Phil

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip with Adventure South and had another great time. This one was the Alps to Ocean ride covering around 270kms over 6 days. Excellent riding over a variety of tracks, quite demanding so get an e bike to make life easier....More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Many thanks for your repeat business and travelling with Adventure South NZ. We are thrilled that you had another fantastic time exploring the South Island. Great to hear your comment about ebikes. We encourage them and they allow many riders to not worry about possible...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Four of us did the signature challenging Great West Coast cycle ride and have nothing but good to say. Considerate, friendly experienced guides. Well thought out route, food, lodging. This is a week of hilly riding but so beautiful.More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

A huge thank you for travelling with us and for your great review. We are pleased those hills passed by a little easier by enjoying the stunning scenery the West Coast is well known for and you had a great time. We hope you come...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Our guides Bas and Rossco made this an incredible vacation. The cycling was wonderful as they modified routes to give us the best experience. The non cycling parts of the itinerary were awe inspiring. First class operation, great value for the cost. We will be...More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Many thanks for travelling with Adventure South NZ and for your review. Bas and Rossco are some of New Zealand's most experienced guides and what they don't know about NZ is not worth knowing! We are thrilled you had a great time and we would...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Great guides, very professional, prepared, and personable. Good food, nice bikes, and a not to be missed rail trail on the South Island. I highly recommend Adventure SouthMore

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for travelling with Adventure South NZ and for your review and recommendation. I am pleased you enjoyed the Otago Rail Trail and our included services. We hope to see you back in New Zealand in the future. Safe travels and keep riding! Warm...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We have recently returned from Vietnam having completed the Mekong hidden trails tour. We both had a fantastic time with my wife learning more Vietnamese from the driver, while I clocked up 300+ Km of village trails. ADV South's Vietnamese agents organised everything to perfection,...More

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Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear "Buncha', Xin chao! Many thanks for your review and thank you for travelling with us in Vietnam. I will forward your feedback and message of thanks to our team in Vietnam, especially to Viet and Mr Son who all work so hard to make...More

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