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Clients can combine cycling with scenery in an 11 day trip that includes two of New Zealand’s most popular heritage rail trail cycle paths. Time off the bike will be well spent enjoying the sights and activities of Auckland, Coromandel and Dunedin.
Arrive Auckland and enjoy a leisurely day exploring the CBD or head out on the water and explore one of the islands on the Waitemata Harbour such as Waiheke Island.
Option 1: Rent a car in Auckland and drive to Thames, at the base of the Coromandel Peninsula. Bird lovers can check out the birdlife via the Miranda Coast.
Enjoy panoramic views of the bush clad Coromandel Ranges as you cycle past the farmlands of the Firth of Thames and along the tidal Waihou River.
Go to the Hauraki Trail website to find out more.
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Day 2 of Central Otago Rail Trail from Lauder to Ranfurly, 48kms
Ride a spectacular section of the Otago Central Rail Trail passing through landmarks with a fascinating history. It took 300 workers, 3 years to build the 2 tunnels and bridges cutting through the rugged terrain. Keep a lookout for the rare Karearea, New Zealand’s native falcon.
Enjoy the southern hospitality of Dunedin with its historic buildings, arts and crafts culture and unique wildlife experiences.
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