From the Rails to the Trails

With our New Zealand rail network effortlessly transporting you to the starting points of numerous renowned cycling routes, your biking escape can begin and end in relaxing style aboard our scenic train.

From lush forests to sparkling coastlines, the combination of train travel and cycling enables you to fully explore the length and breadth of New Zealand's great outdoors. Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of New Zealand's natural wonders, from mountains and volcanoes to rain forests and river trails.

So why not leave your car and your cares behind, and join us on a magnificent journey into our extraordinary land.

Easy Cycling Escapes

We've teamed up with New Zealand cycle tour experts to create the perfect biking escapes, combining great rides, comfortable accommodation, and world-class train journeys. 

With every detail taken care of, you don't need to worry about a thing. We'll even provide the perfect bike and safety equipment—all you need to do is pack your suitcase and climb aboard the train. 

Explore More New Zealand Great Rides

Our partners at Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails have designed 23 Great Rides to encapsulate the diverse blend of culture, food, and nature of New Zealand. 

Hop on your bike and be immersed in the vibrant tapestry of the country's natural wonders. From lush forests to sparkling coastlines, the combination of train travel and cycling creates an enchanting experience that allows you to fully embrace the magnificence of this extraordinary land.

From rail to trail, arrive by world-famous train journeys to explore iconic cycle trails.

What to know before you go

Getting to the Great Rides by Train

You can travel on the world-famous TranzAlpine train, the Coastal Pacific and the Northern Explorer. Or to leave the details to the experts, explore our cycle packages or reach out to our Travel Centre to put together a bespoke itinerary.