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Five Rivers Café
Five Rivers Café

Located just 14km from Lumsden, sits the iconic Five Rivers Café. It’s the perfect stop for lunch, delicious coffee or a homemade muffin or scone. The café itself offers stunning scenic views of the mountains, especially from the garden area or beside the roaring fire in winter. With a unique atmosphere, it’s a great option […]

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The Coffee Bomb
The Coffee Bomb

The Coffee Bomb in Garston is New Zealand’s most inland food truck, serving the finest coffee, freshly roasted in Southland, and an array of fresh sandwiches, slices and cakes. A great little spot to stop on your Southland travels.

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Bracken Hall
Bracken Hall

Bracken Hall is a cafe and gift shop situated on the main street of Mossburn. It is a popular stopover for travellers between Queenstown and Te Anau and also cyclists on the Around The Mountains Cycle Trail. We are open seven days from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm during the summer months of October to […]

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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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ROAR Coffee Roasters
ROAR Coffee Roasters

Welcoming you to ROAR Coffee Roaster HQ & Depot in the heart of Northern Southland. Come and see where Southland’s favourite coffee is roasted and visit our on-site Café ROASTED x TOASTED – serving Southland’s favourite coffee.  Try our famous toasted sandwiches plus much more. Our small shop stocks some of New Zealand’s greatest artisan […]

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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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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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Barge Services
Barge Services

Barge Services NZ offers Queenstown to Walter Peak Station – Lake transfers. Joel, your friendly skipper alongside his partner Kate, own and operate Barge Services NZ. Offering safe, reliable and no hassles barge transport. Flexible departure times. Ride on Ride off / Up to 22 cyclists at a time. Check out our Facebook page or […]

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Dome Café
Dome Café

Dome Cafe offers great food, lovely coffee and friendly staff. A small family run cafe, with all food made onsite. We can cater for individual dietary requirements and packed lunches.

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Escape by Cycle
Escape by Cycle

Escape by Cycle is New Zealand’s premier cycle tour company. We run small-group, all-inclusive journeys on New Zealand’s best cycle trails, passing through some of the most amazing scenery in the country. With over 10 years of experience, we commit to delivering the best possible experience to our customers. The price includes all your meals, […]

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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

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Transport providers

Assistance with getting yourself from one point to another.