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Address: New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 274 225 863
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Nzbicycletours are specialists in fully supported bicycle vacations. Our...

Nzbicycletours are specialists in fully supported bicycle vacations. Our routes have been carefully chosen using quiet paved country roads, with little traffic and spectacular New Zealand scenery.

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Well planned custom bike tour

Brian is thorough and experienced in planning a trip to suit any request. We cycled the Otago rail trail, but he can guide trips in many other areas of the South Island equally... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Brian is thorough and experienced in planning a trip to suit any request. We cycled the Otago rail trail, but he can guide trips in many other areas of the South Island equally well. His knowledge of areas, traffic and weather conditions, and accomodation and restaurants is amazing - and he checks that all is current before each trip. Carole... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Brian and Carole were incredible tour guides. Not only did they know the history and geography of every part of South Island, but they were also wonderfully organized and pleasant to be around over the 11 day tour. Everything -- food, lodging and equipment -- were first rate. If you're thinking about exeriencing New Zealand through a bike tour, don't... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We saw parts of the western, northern and eastern south island while riding our bikes thanks to our wonderful guides Carole & Brian. The itinerary was thoughtfully planned including meals and lodging; there was even spare time to relax or go for a walk before dinner. The company of Carole and Brian made it that more special and memorable. Would... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you want to see NZ in a different light, try an NZ bicycle tour. I've just returned home after my third trip and as with the first two trips, can highly recommend this introduction to Southland and the Caitlins. Sure, there will hills, there was wind, there was a patch where the boy racers got a bit close. But... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have just finished a trip with NZBT and I have to say it was exceptional in every way. I have worked in tourism for 30 years so am particularly aware of all aspects of tourism and nothing could be faulted with Brian Farrant's and Carole's service from start to finish. The standard of accommodation was higher than expected with... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

I organized a private 12 day bike tour of the south Island for a group of friends. I have traveled the world and done a number of group trips, but I would say this was the best ever. NZ is terrific to bike. Brian was outstanding in his organization of the trip, easily accommodating the diversity of biking skills and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

My second trip with Brian - and Carole on the catering this time. With a gourmet chef also a dietician, the meals not only looked good and tasted good they were good for you. As a slower cyclist than most in group I was grateful for the opportunity to avoid a big climb into Mount Lyford allowing others the challenge.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

We did a four day tour upper South Island trip with NZ Bicycle Tours, from Kaikoura to Hanmer Springs and finishing in Oxford. Brian and Carole were fantastic tour organisers, looking after all of our needs. They provided delicious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners along the way; beautifully prepared by Carole. Brian made sure that we had wonderful comfortable accommodation. And... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Although this review is long overdue (it was actually December 2013 but options don't go back that far), I would like to add my praise of Brian and all he does to others on this site. I was with a small group from a cruise ship who did a day tour with Brian from Akaroa to Arthur's Pass. Could not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

I just returned from a 2 week bike trip around the south island of New Zealand. This was a trip with a focus on biking, not luxury, and priced as such. Thus, I was very pleasantly surprised at the high quality of the accommodations that Brian Farrant, our professional guide, had arranged. I had also expected to shed a few... More 

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