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Monday 20 April

Day 3 – Queenstown to Te Anau

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Explore sections of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail on your way to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland National Park.

Activities & highlights

The day begins with a scenic coach ride from Queenstown to Five Rivers Cafe, where you will enjoy a tasty morning tea treat before hopping on the bike for the day’s riding

PremiumPLUS ticket holders will enjoy their complimentary Glowworm Caves Tour in the afternoon. The tour begins with a cruise across Lake Te Anau before heading into the dark, hidden grottos that house the hundreds of glowworms. Bookings are available separately for Premium ticket holders.

All guests will return back to the hotel in the evening for dinner.

Glowworms cave tour

Ride details

Around the Mountains Cycle Trail
Ride: 86km | 465m elevation
Surface: Road and trail (Around the Mountains Trail)

Start the day with a bus ride to Five Rivers Café before riding a section of the Around the Mountains Trail for approximately 28km. We’ll then hit the bitumen for road riding the rest of the way to Te Anau.

Bicycle Network will transport your luggage from Queenstown to Te Anau and will also be right behind you while you ride to give mechanical and any other assistance you may need.

Queenstown to Te Anau elevation map

What's included?


  • Breakfast, morning tea, lunch, dinner
  • Superior room at Distinction Luxmore hotel Te Anau


  • Breakfast, morning tea, lunch, dinner
  • Garden view room at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas
  • Glowworm Caves Tour


Te Anau Exterior

PremiumPLUS ticket holders will rest easy at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas for the night and Premium ticket holders will be across the road at Distinction Luxmore Hotel Te Anau.

With the hotels located on Lakefront Drive and Town Centre Road respectively, everything in town is right at your doorstep. The rooms include two queen beds, kitchenette facilities, flat screen TVs and free WI-FI.   

Optional extras – booked separately

The Glowworm Caves Tour is included in PremiumPLUS tickets, but can be added on to Premium tickets.

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