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The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park
The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park

Welcome to The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park Athol, Northern Southland – just an hour from Queenstown, Te Anau, Invercargill and Gore. So you can enjoy your stay in our peaceful surroundings whilst never being far away from your next adventure. Be it relaxing in our lodge, complete with all the amenities you could wish […]

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Kingston Flyer Café and Bar
Kingston Flyer Café and Bar

Situated in the historic Kingston Railway Station on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the Kingston Flyer Café & Bar is a wonderful place to unwind and relax after your journey around the mountains. Treat yourself to a delicious meal or a drink – you deserve it. We look forward to seeing you, opening times are […]

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Around the Mountains Cycle Tours
Around the Mountains Cycle Tours

Around the Mountains Cycle Tours provide the following services: Independent tours Guided tours Shuttle bus services Bag transfers E-bike/mountain bike hire Tour planning Accommodation bookings We offer 3 to 5-day tours with the option of also riding the Te Anau Lake2Lake Trail. We have shuttle buses based in Queenstown and Mossburn, we depart from your […]

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Lumsden Hotel
Lumsden Hotel

Located on the main street of Lumsden the fully renovated Lumsden Hotel provides old-world country hospitality with spotless, airy rooms, a generous guest lounge, a warm and welcoming bar and a large relaxing garden. Great food is available from our kitchen at almost any hour and picnic lunches can be provided.  Only an hour by […]

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Real NZ – Gourmet BBQ
Real NZ – Gourmet BBQ

Fuel up before or after your cycle and treat yourself to the gourmet flavours of the BBQ lunch or dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant. Relax in charming historic rooms in the heart of the homestead at Walter Peak. Choose from an expansive array of New Zealand and local produce, from meats cooked on an […]

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The Coffee Bomb
The Coffee Bomb

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Real NZ – Walter Peak Farm Tour
Real NZ – Walter Peak Farm Tour

Get a taste of rural living with a Walter Peak High Country Farm hosted tour. Greet your favourite rural animals, explore the regenerated landscape, catch a sheep shear and watch a farm dog demonstration in amazement. Top it all off with freshly baked afternoon tea. This is a slice of real New Zealand farming like […]

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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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Five Rivers Retreat
Five Rivers Retreat

Five Rivers Retreat is based 7km north of Lumsden and offers accommodation on a working farm in the heart of Northern Southland. It’s an ideal base for trout fishing with the Acton Stream and Oreti River nearby, and we are conveniently located across the road of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail access. Our home […]

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Kingston Flyer Steam Train
Kingston Flyer Steam Train

The famous vintage Kingston Flyer Steam Train is officially back on track. Embark on a journey through time on this iconic steam train, exploring Kingston to Fairlight. Experience the allure and romance of this historical form of travel. For schedule and bookings please visit our website.

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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.