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Address: 29 Iversen Terrace, Waltham, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-942 1222
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08:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Since 1992, Adventure South has been operating the best and most...

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.

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Christchurch - interesting and revealing

We booked this tour through Zealandier Tours. Our guide collected us from the pier at Akaroa (tender from cruise ship) and drove us to Christchurch. As he was a local we were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 May 2016
Gill G
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Hobart, Australia

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We booked this tour through Zealandier Tours. Our guide collected us from the pier at Akaroa (tender from cruise ship) and drove us to Christchurch. As he was a local we were able to get a first hand account of the earthquake and rebuilding of the city. Although we had of course seen news footage etc, to see Christchurch itself... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

From start to finish our group of 12 had the most fantastic time. We were fortunate enough to have 5 days of clear blue skies and temperature in the mid-high 20's. Sublime riding. Great bikes provided, everyone was fitted and kitted before we departed Christchurch. We had walkers (due to recent illness), we had a E-biker and a eclectic mix... More 

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Thank Denise R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Just completed the Otago Rail Trail with Adventure South. Evrything was great. The guide (Tim) proved to be very thoughtful with us and quite acquainted with the history of New Zealand. The food we ate in the small cities countryside New Zealand are just delicious.

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Thank Artur L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

The highlight as Queenstown & milford Sound. Beautiful high Peaks-spectacular Lakes. Many Glacial valleys to keep you in awe Loved it Allan

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Thank Allan R
Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

We have just completed the 5-day Otago Rail Trail tour in a family group off 14: Two grandparents in 70s, 6 adults in 40s, and 6 grandchildren aged 6-12. It was the perfect holiday as there was cycling every day, and those who only wished to cycle some of the legs could go in the van. The extra activities were... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

This was our first bike trip so my husband and I went in not knowing quite what to expect. We thoroughly enjoyed the whole trip. We had a small group (6 altogether) and we all got along well right from the start, which certainly helped. But much of the credit for a great trip went to our wonderful guide, Bas,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

My husband I did the Milford Sound Cycle Tour with Rossco and Bas as our tour guides, who were absolutely wonderful. They were cool, fun, knowledgeable and very professional and good at what they did. We also had a great group of people on our tour who bonded well, which made for a super fun time. The South Island was... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

My advice is to avoid this company. I booked a bicycle tour with Adventure South. Before I booked, I was informed that the tour was guaranteed to go. A week before the tour, my mother died suddenly and I had to cancel the tour to go to the funeral. I immediately called the company to cancel. The company declined to... More 

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geoffvg, Owner at Adventure South Day Tours, responded to this review

A family bereavement is a difficult situation for all parties to deal with. Adventure South was advised of the cancellation 5 days prior to departure and we endeavoured to determine if our client had taken out travel insurance and may have required supportive documentation from us. We received two emails from Glenn requesting a refund. While it is always possible... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

We booked the 5 day Alps to Ocean cycle tour to have an active holiday while enjoying the NZ countryside. The trip surpassed our expectations. Our guides, Rossco and Steve, we're professional, organized and pleasant. The ride was well planned out and people could opt out of parts if they were tired, etc. The accommodations were all, except one, excellent... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

This was my first cycle tour, It was a great 5 days and can't wait to do another one. Adventure South were so professional everything was taken care of. I was traveling on my own but well looked after. i would advise other single females to take this ride on. I thought the ride was going to be down hill... More 

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