Start your journey at Cathedral Junction in Christchurch at 7:15 am. Catch the scenic TranzAlpine Express at 8:15 am for a 48-mile (76 km) ride across the Southern Alps to Moana on Lake Brunner, arriving around noon. Enjoy lunch on the train before hopping on your bikes immediately. Cycle through the picturesque Arnold Valley to Stillwater, following a flat path alongside the Grey River to the coastal town of Greymouth. Coastal riding takes you north to the famous Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki, offering a perfect mix of hills and flats. After exploring the Pancake Rocks, transfer to Hokitika for the night.
Cycling: 48 miles (76 km)