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Adventure South NZ

29 Iversen Terrace, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-942 1222
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Tandem tour of south island

Our guides Bas and Rossco made this an incredible vacation. The cycling was wonderful as they... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dbl2018
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Houston, Texas
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Wonderful trip on the Otago Rail Trail

Great guides, very professional, prepared, and personable. Good food, nice bikes, and a not to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MaMcA
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Boise, Idaho
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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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29 Iversen Terrace, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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29 Iversen Terrace, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-942 1222
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank dbl2018
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank MaMcA
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank buncha2
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could not have been happier and more impressed with the way Bas (Sebastian) and Sue guided our group of 12 cyclists from Christchurch to Queenstown. Bas was a cheerful, funny, story-telling driver and occasional cyclist and Sue was an expert at leading or trailing...More

Thank StevenandSara
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Steven and Sara, Many thanks for travelling with Adventure South NZ and for your informative and flattering review. We are thrilled you enjoyed our Great West Coast road riding itinerary and hope that it is not 25 years between your next visit! Safe travels...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We completed the Great West Coast Cycle guided by Sue and Bas on December 15, 2017. The trip was just amazing. Sue and Bas planned our days well, and were extremely flexible when opportunities to improve the ride became apparent. They were both attentive to...More

Thank alcantra2050
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 'Alcantra', A huge thank you for travelling with Adventure South NZ and for your incredible review, we do greatly appreciate it. I will certainly forward this onto Sue and Bas and congratulate them on their efforts. The guiding and depot staff teams all work...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although hard work at times, (I'm not used to gravelly surfaces) this was a great trip. A lovely combination of cycling, road and side trips. The accommodation was superb. The guides were even better! Steve's knowledge and enthusiasm was inspiring, Alice was also really friendly...More

Thank linda_1313
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Linda, Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to share your experiences. We are pleased you enjoyed our choice of accommodation and a massive thanks for your comments about our great guides. All the team at Adventure South NZ work hard...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

This wonderful trip started with a train ride from Christchurch to Greymouth - beautiful scenery and a great chance to get to know other cyclists on the trip. Daily rides were doable, with just the right amount of challenge - our guides (Bas and Sue)...More

Thank Patricia L
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Patricia, Many thanks for your review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your ride with Bas and Sue. We are very lucky to have a super experienced team of guides and staff who work tirelessly to ensure our travellers have the best ride...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

My 15 year old son and I just completed the Alps to Ocean tour with Adventure South. Our guides were awesome, the ride spectacular, our fellow cyclists brilliant, accomodation and food really good and weather simply superb. I highly recommend this ride of you are...More

Thank Jamie A
Philip W, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jamie, A huge thank you for such a brilliant review! We are thrilled you enjoyed travelling and riding with us and congratulations on completing the Alps to Ocean ride, especially your son! Our guides and entire Adventure South NZ team work hard to ensure...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

We did two bike tours with Adventure South and loved both of them. The company was helpful and easy to work with when booking the tours and the guides, routes, bikes and accommodations were top notch. We biked the Otago Rail Trail and the Fiordlands...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Can't recommend this tour more highly. Superbly organised and featuring great food and accommodation along the way. The rides really catered for all abilities and had something for everyone whilst keeping the group on the same timetable. We are keen cyclists and were given ample...More

1  Thank Ellie S
bradatwal, Public Relations Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for the great feedback - we look forward to seeing you again! Brad Atwal

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