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“Try it...you will not be disappointed.”

Adventure South Day Tours
Ranked #37 of 92 Tours in Christchurch
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Since 1992, Adventure South has been operating the best and most comprehensive range of guided trekking, cycling and adventure holidays available across New Zealand. Our mission statement is Small Groups, Great Guides, Superb Holidays… and we’re confident that the originality, scope and quality of our program ensure that there is an adventure for everyone.Enjoy the pristine splendor of New Zealand’s north and south islands. From the magic of the Southern Alps to the volcanoes and geothermal regions of the north, New Zealand’s forgotten Sub-Antarctic islands to the wild west coast of the South Island, our unique range of guided small group active holiday’s will take you beyond the popular trails to discover the true essence of New Zealand’s pure wilderness.
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
“Try it...you will not be disappointed.”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

I have hiked NZ for the past 3 years and was looking for something different.Yes it is true that the legs at the age of 60 years young where also looking for something different.Well this trip was just what i was looking forward.We had a mixture of very fit and not so fit people on our trip and the tour leader Tim managed the trip so well that over dinner we where all at one with each other and enjoying the experience.So relaxing and returning home that much fitter without the pain.I have just booked a similar trip for Vietnam in 2014 as it really is the best way to see the country side and meet the locals.Seeing things not seen out of a bus window.

Visited February 2013
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Thank trevor217
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Advsouth, General Manager at Adventure South Day Tours, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Thanks Trevor, delighted that the trip meet your needs. Its great when groups gel as well as yours did and all credit to Tim for his role in that! I hope you enjoy Vietnam as much as I did!
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Grafton, Australia
1 review
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“Otago Rail Trail - 9 April 2012”
Reviewed April 16, 2012

Achievable ride on well maintained and appropriate bikes. Weather cool to marginal. Many side trips to Vulcan Hotel, Curling Centre, Raggedy Range and Taieri Gorge were all worthy compliments to the rail trail ride experience. The tour guides Stefan and Rossco were flexible and supportive.

Visited April 2012
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Marton,New Zealand
1 review
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“Very interesting but not as easy as was indicated”
Reviewed April 2, 2012

Make sure you're bike fit.have bike pants for sure.

Visited March 2012
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cairns
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great cycling with interesting side trips”
Reviewed February 24, 2012

You get to know about & visit places you wouldn't go yourself. The guides are very flexible to accommodate various group members.

Visited February 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
“Amazing groups of people, lovely guides and a super friendly company!”
Reviewed September 5, 2011

I have been on several trips with Adventure South now and can't wait to get on the next one. Over the past few years they have shown me the beauty of the Southern Alps on foot, the stunning ruggedness of the West Coast and the undiscovered Molesworth by bike, the diversity of their amazing country by one of their multi-activity tours and let's not forget the bike trip everybody can and must do: The Otago Rail Trail. All of the guides are amazing; they're friendly, go out of their way for you, tell you all you need to know and can make the most tasty picnic lunches! The office staff is always there if you have any questions and are superquick to reply. I wouldn't go anywhere else for a great active New Zealand holiday!

Visited February 2011
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Thank Pieternel C
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Advsouth, Operations Manager at Adventure South Day Tours, responded to this review, September 13, 2011
Thanks for your great review Pieternel, we look forward to seeing you again in New Zealand one day soon.
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