Top 10 Biking/Cycling Vacations in Australia and the South Pacific
From heavenly tropical isles to the Hobbit inspired landscape of New Zealand, the South Pacific is your cycling honeymoon. If isolation is what you are after look no further. These locations are as far away as you can get with cultures so unusual and bizarre from anywhere else in the world. Australia and New Zealand are the big guns here with the most organized routes. However, little visited places like Easter Island have plenty to offer for every sort of rider.
- Adelaide to Alice Springs, Australia
An journey from coast to coast known as "the Crossing".The 30-day excursion covers a wide variety of landscapes, giving you more than just a taste of the country.
- Queen Charlotte Singletrack, New Zealand
This 44 mile trail is the longest continuous track in the Queenstown, New Zealand
- Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown is often called the Adventure capital of the World, so heli-biking shouldn’t be that much of a surprise. Take a chopper to a mountain peak and ride for 25 miles down for an unforgettable descent.
- Victorian Alps, Australia
This trip covers the route from Melbourne to Bendigo, riding through wine regions, farmlands, canyons, and a long decent from Mount Buffalo.
- Southern Coast, Easter Island
Thousand year old giant stone moai’s dot the landscape of this 40 square mile island that’s still baffles scientists.
- North Island, New Zealand
A completely different landscape from the South Island. Here you’ll find hot springs, waterfalls, volcanoes and the Maori culture.
- Sydney, Australia
An easy way to get around the cities main attractions or just the pubs.
- West Coast Tasmania, Australia
Off the beaten track even for Tasmania. This Gondwanan frontier territory is dominated by frequent climbs and winding downhill rides.
- The Outback, Australia
Peddle dirt tracks all the way from Alice Springs, across the Simpson Desert, to the Dalhousie Hot Springs, Oodnadatta, and to finish at Coober Pedy.
- Tahiti, French Polynesia
The hilly terrain on Tahiti is excellent for the many specially designed mountain bike tracks that more and more honeymooners are beginning to notice.