West Coast, South Island, NZ

Tel: 0508 28 68 77 (within NZ)
Tel: +64 3 768 6649 (international)

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West Coast Rail Trail

Alpine Lakes 1/2 Day

We Supply

Depending on what type of ride you want here is what we supply.

Self Guided DIY Option: 

  • We provide comfort cycles with a puncture repair kit, drink bottle and helmets with a trail map from a Trail Base.
  • You do the trail at your own pace
  • You return your bike back to the Trail Base.
  • Shuttles are available but at an additional cost.

 

Guided Option: 

  • We provide comfort cycles with a drink bottle and helmets from a Trail Base.
  • Your guide helps you pace the day to suit your interests and energy levels as you go
  • You return your bike back to the Trail Base.
  • Shuttles are available but at an additional cost.
  • You will not get lost or miss anything on the way as you'll have your guides local knowledge.
  • They'll also help you meet interesting characters during your day and ensure you only pay locals rates for anything you purchase on your visit.
  • Your guide is a qualified first aid responder with a kit, is a bike mechanic, will repair any punctures for you and carries communications with them. 

 

Self Guided and Supported Option: 

  • We provide comfort cycles with a puncture repair kit, drink bottle and helmets with a trail map from a Trail Base.
  • We supply you a lightweight “Support Kit” which includes a scratch kit for minor first aid, emergency weather protection and a personal locator beacon.
  • You do the trail at your own pace.
  • In the even of bad weather we will arrange alternative options for you.
  • We shuttle your bike back to the Trail Base.
  • We meet you at the end of your ride and will Sherpa Shuttled you back to your starting point which saves you from having to cycle back.
  • Or we will meet you at the end of your ride with your luggage and/or vehicle.

 

Guided and Supported Option: 

  • We provide comfort cycles with a drink bottle and helmets from a Trail Base.
  • Your guide helps you pace the day to suit your interests and energy levels as you go
  • We shuttle your bike back to the Trail Base. 
  • You will not get lost or miss anything on the way as you'll have your guides local knowledge.
  • They'll also help you meet interesting characters during your day and ensure you only pay locals rates for anything you purchase on your visit.
  • Your guide is a qualified first aid responder with a kit, is a bike mechanic, will repair any punctures for you and carries communications with them. 
  • In the event of bad weather your guide will take you to alternative activities and organise a shuttle for the day.
  • We meet you at the end of your ride and will Sherpa Shuttled you back to your starting point which saves you from having to cycle back.

Or we will meet you at the end of your ride with your luggage and/or vehicle.

Ways to Ride the Trail

Self Guided DIY Option: 

  • We provide comfort cycles with hi-vis vest and helmets from Trail Base in Greymouth.
  • You do the trail at your own pace
  • You return your bike back to the Trail Base in Greymouth.
  • Shuttles are available but at an additional cost.

Guided Option: 

  • We provide comfort cycles with hi-vis vest and helmets from Trail Base in Greymouth
  • We provide a local guide who rides with you.
  • Your guide helps you pace the day to suit your interests and energy levels as you go
  • You return your bike back to the Trail Base in Greymouth.
  • Shuttles are available but at an additional cost.
  • You will not get lost or miss anything on the way as you'll have your guides local knowledge.
  • They'll also help you meet interesting characters during your day and ensure you only pay locals rates for anything you purchase on your visit.
  • Your guide is a qualified first aid responder, a bike mechanic, and has emergency comms with them. 

 Price

Unguided 1/2 day

Guided 1/2 day

Shuttles

 4 hours

from 0830 or

from 1330

$95 pp

(WCRT4)

$225 pp

(WCRTG4)

$75

per person

each way

8 Whall St, Greymouth, West Coast, South Island, NZ