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Adventure South NZ

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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...more
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29 Iversen Tce, Waltham, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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+64 3-942 1222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the Otago rail trail with our 2 kids (9 & 11) finishing up early Jan. There was a small group and we all had such a lovely time together. Our guides, Sue & Howie, were the best! They had such wonderful local knowledge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PhilipW2305, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your generous and informative words and special congratulations to your 2 kids for completing the Otago Rail Trail. We are thrilled you enjoyed all our included services and had fun with guides Sue and Howie. Thanks for the recommendation! Keep riding, Phil...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A very professional outfit that made sure this trip ran like clockwork. The two guides (Sue and Howie) were professional, friendly and flexible and the group felt relaxed and confident. The accommodation and meals were exactly right for the trip and the equipment was just...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PhilipW2305, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for travelling with Adventure South NZ and for your helpful and generous review. The Central Otago Rail Trail is a stunning ride made all the more memorable with the addition of all the side trips our itinerary includes. Sue and Howie are great...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are an active and relatively fit family of four, two young adults, one boy 23 and one girl 21. I am 56 and my wife is 51. We all more than thoroughly enjoyed our six day adventure. Our guides Rudy and Stefan were wonderful....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PhilipW2312, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for such a fantastic review and reply. Rudy and Stefan's knowledge and expertise across NZ is unparalleled, we are very fortunate to have them guide our groups. I am pleased that you left the trip with a greater understanding of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This 9-day tour was excellent, and for us, life changing. We were sad for it to end. The guides (Sue and Iain) are amazing and interesting people, so patient and tirelessly supportive. They are so experienced in cycling and very knowledgeable about the routes, so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PhilipW2312, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

A huge thanks to you for your fantastic review and nice words. You certainly need to be a regular and committed cyclist to complete and enjoy the Great West Coast Cycle trip and it sounds your level of preparation was spot on. Sue and Iain...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the very professional, friendly and adaptable leadership of Sue and Jono, we were one couple in a group of seven riders, all of whom thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful Alps to the Ocean ride. Adventure South is a well run and helpful firm. Our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PhilipW2312, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks to you for travelling with Adventure South NZ and for your generous comments. I am pleased you enjoyed the stunning Alps to Ocean ride and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again. Keep riding, Phil and the Adventure South NZ team

Reviewed 10 December 2018

If you love off-road cycling in spectacular scenery then this is the tour for you. Adventure South sorts about everything - the route, the food, the hotels, the bikes - leaving you to simply enjoy the cycling and the wonderful views.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PhilipW2312, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks Gill H for travelling with us and for your great review. Now you have experienced why the Alps to Ocean is one of our most popular itineraries. We hope to see you back again - there is plenty more still for you to...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Just completed " the wilderness tour" with heather and Johno. 2nd to none service and professionalism. Both very hospitable and caring. Bikes were top notch, never failed, B&B,s amazing, enough food and lots of snacks for fuel during the rides. Week 2 we cycled the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PhilipW2312, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow Nicola we all think you are the best! Many thanks for such a heartfelt and informative review. The Otago Rail Trail and Westcoast Wilderness Trails are stunning rides which are made into exceptional active holidays once you factor in our quality guides and included...More

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from our week with adventure south on our tour around Nelson district. What a great week. Cycling, hiking, sailing all good fun. Extremely well organised and accommodation was very good. Food is an added bonus -yummy. Our guides were enthusiastic ,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PhilipW2312, General Manager at Adventure South NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

We are pleased you had another great time exploring New Zealand and we look forward to welcoming you back. More tasty food and stunning scenery awaits!

Reviewed 12 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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