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We're your friendly, ultra-organised, South Island cycle and walking adventure touring experts. Let's head out on an amazing trip together.


Walking tours

We have combined some of the most spectacular walks across the South Island into multiday hiking and adventure tours that cover the many varied regions of the South Island. Get off the beaten track to discover the ‘real' New Zealand with local, friendly tour guides.


Biking tours

Enjoy the satisfaction of cycling the South Island’s cycle trails and quiet rural roads, including the Alps to Ocean and Otago Rail Trails. Meet the locals on a cycle tour with vehicle support, local guide, and all your meals and accommodation taken care of.


Why us

We're kiwi outdoor enthusiasts and we know what makes a great holiday. Our tours are well planned, thoughtfully paced, and full of fun and adventure as well as excellent value. Eat well, sleep well, challenge yourself, discover and explore.


What's New

PureTrails against cancer

PureTrails is proud to support 'PureTrailers' Graham Russell & Min Wilson in the 2013 'Ride to Conquer Cancer', a 200km cycle journey over 2 days benefiting Cancer Society Auckland on November 16 & 17. Graham & Min met while cycling in the Mackenzie Basin on a PureTrails tour in March 2012. Together they have formed 'Team PureTrails' to raise funds for the many friends and family who suffer from the disease, including Graham's late wife Helen



Waikato Times Leisure section"Chocolate Box New Zealand: The best way to see the Mackenzie Basin" Read an article written by Charles Riddle, a participant on a PureTrails Bike Mackenzie Country tour, as seen in the Waikato Times.

Charles, who is head of the Wintec's journalism department, was on holiday with a group of friends and had not intended to write about our trip. However his experience and photo's taken compelled Charles to share his experience with others. Click here to read the article.

Bookings are now open for the summer season. Click here to view our Bike Mackenzie Country itinerary, dates and prices.