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Around The Mountains Cycle Trail Day Tour

38 reviews
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 26, 2019

Mike Barnett is a wonderful outfitter. He is one of the original architects of the entire Great Rides of NZ and his attention to detail, timely, flexible approach to our quasi-supported ride was outstanding. He thought of everything, accommodated our change to an E-Bike, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Really nice route around the Airie Mountains- we used Sherpa Shuttles for ferry to Walters Peak, Mavora to Mossburn and pickup from Kingston. Mike's passion and extensive knowledge has created this great ride BUT a little more confidence in shuttle service and minimise rider's stress...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Beautiful part of New Zealand to cycle thru. Love the experience of the ride but...... Long day riding to find delay in pick up by shuttle service (Driver hadn't been given correct details about pick up ) and Accommodation not booked at Mossburn when we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Dianne C
Reviewed December 5, 2018

The trail is set in stunning scenery, and enables the intrepid cyclist to sample the sights and sounds of the south. But what really impressed us was the level of service from Mike. Here's an example why. We happened to run across him on day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Turner1950
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This trail is a mixture of off-road and on-road, which needs a little more specific trail development to make it an exceptional cycling experience. Starting the independent 3 day tour, it was on the TSS 'Ernie' that was the first to be enjoyed. Off cycling...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Garry L
Reviewed April 10, 2018

19-22 March 2018 My Sister & I (both in our sixties) had an awesome experience cycling the Around the Mountains trail. Truly spectacular. Shuttle service & organisation support was top class. Any questions were answered immediately. Mike was very generous with advice on expectations, accommodation...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Kudos to Mike for being such a great tour guide. He knows so much about Queenstown, it was fascinating. He was so flexible with the shifting weather we had during our five days there. Originally, we were going to the Walter Peak Bike Tour, but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Boat tss Ernslaw to Walter Peak, GREAT. Bike to Mavora Lakes beautifull scenery, good road, NO gates. Sherpa bus tour into the lakes, GREAT thanks Brian. Bus to Mossburn Hotel, great accommodation and food. On to Athol, nice easy trail good scenery and excellent accommodation...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Denis W
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Sorry but have to agree with Jesseblack, I too am waiting on a response from the organiser regarding a refund. this is not the first time he has failed to respond to me. Apart from this I really enjoyed the trip from Queenstown to Walter...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank mariahamelink
Reviewed January 29, 2018

The landscape is stunning but the company that runs this tour is very disorganised and has let us down badly. We are still owed a fairly substantial refund two months after returning home. I don't like to publicly put a company down like this, but...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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