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ROAR Coffee Roasters
ROAR Coffee Roasters

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Athol Gallery
Athol Gallery

The Athol Gallery represents both established and new artists who have a deep connection to the local landscape and rural life. From majestic portrayals of stunning scenery to capturing the everyday beauty of rural activities, at Athol Gallery, we offer a diverse selection of quality artwork, including sculptural pieces, oil paintings, watercolours and printmaking. Our […]

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Adventure South NZ
Adventure South NZ

Explore the Around the Mountains Cycle trail and more of New Zealand’s stunning cycle trails with Adventure South, the best NZ’s active holiday specialists. Adventure South NZ’s Cycle Trail trips are fully supported and include all accommodation, transport, most meals, and experienced guides to ensure your experience is truly memorable. Hire from our expansive fleet […]

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Garston Stables and The Hunny Shop
Garston Stables and The Hunny Shop

Gallery treasures and honey – two hidden gems you will find in the remote village of Garston. Granted it’s not your usual combination for a business venture, but Tony and Bene are passionate about both endeavours. The Garston Stables gallery has a plethora of pieces, personally sourced from around the globe, including Rajasthan, Europe and […]

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Sidetracks Women: Where Women Empower Women Imagine cycling along stunning mountains with a group of women who are just as passionate about adventure as you are. Cycle through lush rainforests, sharing stories and laughter as you pedal along. Feel the peace and tranquillity of nature, admire the stars, bonding with new friends over a glass […]

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Welcome Rock Trails
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So, what are you waiting for? It’s time!

Map

A detailed look at the trail and all of the stops along the way.

Planning

Find everything you need for your adventure along the trail.

Supplies

There are several stops along the way for supplies.

Accommodation

From camping to motel to luxury stays, find all you need here.

Camping

Prepare to pitch your tent amidst picturesque campsites.

Eat and drink

The fuel to keep you pedalling, we’ve got it covered.

Bike hire

The most important piece of equipment, hire available here.

Things to do

There is plenty to explore off the proverbial beaten track.

Tour operators

We partner with the best of the best and have everything covered.

Transport providers

Assistance with getting yourself from one point to another.