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Lake to Lake Cycle trail - Unguided tour

Explore the Wilderness by bike! An epic scenic bike ride through one of the world's most beautiful scenic cycle trails from Te Anau to Manapouri...

Highlights

  • Explore the Fiordland National Park and the world famous Waiau River by bike
  • A world class scenic cycle trail that is sure to impress
  • Bike at your own pace from the end of the trail to Wild Rides HQ
  • Gorgeous scenic views and amazing photo opportunities
  • Suitable for all skill levels - bring the entire family!

Prepare to discover what has been described as "the most beautiful and scenic bike track in New Zealand" on the half-day trail ride along the Te Anau - Manapouri cycle trail.

Suitable for families and riders of all levels, this scenic trail boasts gorgeous views and runs along the Waiau River between Te Anau and Manapouri.

You'll be conveniently transported to the end of the trail which allows you plenty of time to bike back to Wild Rides HQ at your own pace. Stop at many gorgeous locations along the way, take photos, and soak up the beauty of the Waiau River which is world-famous for its trout fishing, bird-song, and of course breathtaking beauty!

Per Person $78.00
Electric Bike pp $113.00

What's included

  • Transport, bike, helmet and accessories included

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Please include each person's height while booking. This is to ensure we have the correct size bikes reserved for you

    What you need to know:

  • 32km one way from Manapouri back to Wild Rides HQ.
  • We will drop you at the end of the trail, or two-thirds of the way along if you prefer a shorter ride
  • Grade 1 - 2. Suitable for all skill levels
  • A good level of fitness is required. There are a lot of hills along the trail
  • If fitness may be a concern we recommend upgrading to an electric bike
  • Electric bikes and mountain bikes available
  • Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled start time. If you arrive back at Wild Rides HQ after the finish time there will be a standard late fee per bike.

Available Bookings from May 18 to May 24

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Tue 18 May
Wed 19 May
Thu 20 May
Fri 21 May
Sat 22 May
Sun 23 May
Mon 24 May

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

  • Per Person$78.00
  • Electric Bike pp$113.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.6

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Tracy from United States wrote on 28 February 2020

An awesome ride!

Garth and Simon were so helpful in getting me the right bike and get on the trail - thank you, guys! (I had to ask for an e-bike at the last minute because of a bad knee - they were super accommodating) The ride from Manapouri was gorgeous! I can’t even number the types of different ecosystems I rode through - the trail was always changing. There is something beautiful around every corner. I had a great day!

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Vicki from Australia wrote on 02 February 2020

Great cycling track for all ages

Lovely wide track, except for one short section of about 150 metres. Very well signposted and the scenery is beautiful, riding beside the river with lots of photo opportunities. Mostly shaded by lovely trees, and even toilets along the way- cleanest long drop I've ever seen!

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chrisa13 from South Korea wrote on 25 February 2020

Awesome experience!!

The trail was fantastic!! Some sealed road, some rumble road, nice variety views,, I really enjoyed :)

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Stephen from New Zealand wrote on 09 December 2020

No Show

We arrived at Wild Rides half an hour before our booking time to find them closed and no one around. After 45 minutes tried their phone only to get a recorded message. Not knowing what to do i asked a nearby cafe if they knew of a contact. they sent me to Fiordland Jet where a young lady was incredible. She gave us bikes and took us to Manapouri for our ride back to Te Anau. Finished up having a great day no thanks to Wild Rides

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From Lake to Lake Cycle trail - Unguided tour

Hi Stephen, I'm sorry to hear that this happened. Here at Wild Rides we go to extra lengths to provide excellent customer service. In your case, I'm sorry that we were not there to get you out on your bike tour. I'm glad you ended up getting to our partners Fiordland Jet and eventually enjoyed your bike trip. Unfortunately BookMe opened us up for bookings where there should have been none available on BookMe due to the affect Covid 19 has had on our business. I have just checked our availability and it is still currently not bookable on BookMe. We also received no booking alert from BookMe or we would have been in touch with you to make a plan on how we could move forward. We have sent a message to BookMe to find out how the mix up could have happened as they should not be selling our tours when they are not available. All the best for the rest of your travels. Garth Wild Rides Fiordland

Cynthia Hernadi from New Zealand wrote on 20 February 2020

Good bikes & good staff

Lake to Lake is a 3 hour cycling with no stops if you have a little experience. If you want a calm take your time ride go for the full day option. Wild rides will ask you to arrive 20 min earlier for briefing and transportation to Manapouri, pay attention to the briefing since there's some places where you do not have the yellow arrow with bicycle to follow, you can look at your map as well but it's recommended to listen first. I would suggest a bright colored jacket because you'll have to get on the road for a section (the trail is unfinished). Staff is helpful and polite, the bikes are good and the ride is sweet as!

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