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Cycle Journeys provides bike hire, shuttles, luggage transfers and packaged trips along the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-377 2060
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Cycle Journeys to organise our recent West Coast Wilderness Trail ride. From the time we booked it until the day we left at the end of the ride, everything was perfectly organised and executed.We were warmly greeted by Mike when we arrived at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kiwiseeingtheworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 initially reduced to 2 on the 2nd day due to an injury before departure and an injury on the first day requiring stitches. These two had fully paid for the trip and did not expect a refund, however the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank _cscrene
geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. The recent weather event created difficult riding conditions for many people and as the major provider on the trail we do attempt to obtain the most recent trail updates so we can pass onto the next wave of riders or...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to cycle the A2O and Cycle Journeys were amazing. They provided all the help, guidance and support during the planning stages and right through the trip. The staff were amazing and everything was looked after so you only nerded to turn up and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 338PeterG
geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the enthusiasm Peter! The West Coast Wilderness trail awaits and we look forward to hosting you there along with our great partners on the trail.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to do a part of the A2O and asked for advice at the i-center in Tekapo. They weren’t much of help but we got a leaflet to see more of the track. So we could decide on a route. Lonely Planet recommend cycle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maxlamne
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Helen, Craig and team were amazing. Couldn't do enough to help (even when we changed our dates!). Everything was well organised, accommodation, meals when needed and shuttles when needed. Thoroughly recommend them. The A2O is just the best thing to do and we are planning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MilaVacation
geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Keep in touch with us for updates on the trail developments. There are two spectacular sections of the trail being completed over th next 12 months - one of these will be finished before Xmas 2018 even. We look forward to seeing you back again!

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We were so happy during every part of our A2O Cycle trip. Even with snow and rain. Every team of the Cycle Journeys team was fantastic we would also like to acknowledge the team in the office who put together our iternary, and logistics for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dizzyr32
geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments. This months weather events have been challenging so well done on persevering. We really love having great accommodation partners who provide the sort of welcome that gives our clients a great experience.

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Still buzzing from our Alps2Oceans adventure from two weeks ago. Cycle Journeys helped with aspects of our trip that we needed. We were travelling from North Island to complete the trail over labour weekend. We needed to hire bikes, organise heli-ride and a shuttle from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your party was awesome and inspiring, and it was great to follow your progress down the trail. I think you are the only party that we have dealt with who were focused enough to do th first day from Mt Cook to Twizel - from...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

13 bikes, 8 kids (from 16 to 7), 5 adults, 300kms in 4 days. A2O is a fantastic multi-day bike ride for a family adventure. With very little on-road riding its a challenging but rewarding ride through some of New Zealand's most stunning South Island...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul C
geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI Paul, your family and the wider group were just amazing. I personally love seeing the A2O trail being used to challenge ourselves and/or to draw attention to a cause. Your group are exactly what we established our Cycle for Hope fund for and we...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Kelly of Cycle Journeys organised this wonderful trip for us at very short notice. The accommodation was excellent in every way. Bags were always waiting for us. Bikes were a great ride and well maintained. Even the weather though a bit changeable was good cycling...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What can I say about Kelly? - as I sit across from her and listen to her laughter with another lovely customer. The end of season period can be stunning - or a bit brisk so it was great you got the full range of...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We have just completed the A2O cycle trail supported by Cycle Journeys on their 6 day package from Mt Cook to Oamaru. This included hire Mountain bikes, shuttle transport to start, all accomodation arranged and luggage transfers. Three nights included dinner, breakfast and a packed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GizzySue
geoffvg, Owner at Cycle Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Sue - its great to know that everything worked well for you. Hopefully we can entice you to try the west coast Wilderness Trail with its own coaster hospitality and charm.

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