6 Day Around the Mountains Explorer

6 Days



Our 6 Day Explorer itinerary is a popular option for groups not just wanting to ride through remote locations, but also spend a few nights in the back country.


  • Scenic boat trip across Lake Wakatipu on the iconic TSS Earnslaw
  • Enjoy a yummy BBQ lunch at Walter Peak
  • Spend a night on the shores of Lake Wakatipu at Mt Nicholas Station
  • Take in the amazing backcountry views from Von Hill
  • Enjoy a picnic by the old musterer’s hut
  • Explore the native beech forest at Mavora Lakes
  • Spend two nights in beautiful Te Anau
  • Stop in Lumsden to enjoy the heritage railway precinct
  • Stay in Athol, one of NZ’s most inland towns
  • Explore Southland’s gold mining history through Athol and Garston
  • See the old Kingston Flyer
  • Finish your tour at the shores of beautiful Lake Wakatipu

Is this ride for me?

If you want a leisurely way of riding the Around the Mountains trail, explore the amazing back country of NZ, plus enjoy a day on the famous Lake 2 lake Trail, then this is the tour for you.

Be sure to bring

  • Day bag
  • Water
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen + insect repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Sturdy footwear
  • Windbreaker jacket

Please ask us for a full recommended gear list

Pricing and Options

Below is our standard pricing for this tour, including accommodation and shuttle transport.

Talk to us about your specific requirements – whether you want to hire eBikes, stay in a Luxury Lodge or add activities, we can make it happen!



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