Nothing beats cycling beneath the mighty Aoraki/Mt Cook |  <i>Daniel Thour</i>

Win a New Zealand Cycling Holiday For Two

Join our active travel community for a chance to win!

Cycling near Lake Ohau Lodge on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail |  <i>Daniel Thour</i> Lake Pukaki |  <i>Alain Goerens</i> Celebrating at the top of the Tarnbrae high point! |  <i>Rebecca Ryan</i>

The Prize: 6 Day Alps to Ocean Cycle Tour

The lucky winner will receive the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail Tour for two people for travel in our 2023/2024 or 2024/2025 seasons. Terms and Conditions apply On this fully supported tour you'll cycle New Zealand's most popular dedicated cycle trail from the base of the mighty Southern Alps to the vibrant coastal town of Oamaru.

Over 6 days, you'll cycle 301km (187miles) from Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park to Oamaru. 

Included in this prize: 

  • Transport from Christchurch (return) 
  • Tasty breakfasts (x5), lunches (x5), dinners (x4) catered to all dietary requirements
  • 5 nights comfortable motel/lodge ensuite accommodation on twin or double share basis
  • Experienced guides who handle all the hard bits and share epic stories
  • Tasty nutritious snacks, drinks and treats
  • Full vehicle support along the trail including trailer for luggage
  • Pre departure information kit to help you plan and prepare
  • Bike hire of your choice (standard or electric bike)

How to Enter the Draw

To win this fantastic experience you'll need to become a member of our Active Travel Community. As a member, you'll receive the best walking and cycling inspiration, active travel news and exclusive promotions. It's free to join.

Simply fill in your details below, stay subscribed during the promotional period and you'll have a chance to win! 

Read more about the itinerary here, watch our Alps to Ocean video and read the terms and conditions below. 

Terms and conditions

 Subscribe and WIN a New Zealand Cycling Holiday on the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail

Information on how to enter and the prize form part of these Conditions of Entry.

  1. The promoter is Adventure South Ltd, 29 Iversen Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8011

  2. Entry is open to legal residents of the United States that are 19 years or older who subscribe to the Adventure South enewsletter during the promotional period. Employees and their immediate families of the Promoter and agents associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter. 

  3. To enter: Entrants must subscribe to the Adventure South NZ enewsletter at, via the Active Campaign Forms app or by providing their name and email to [email protected]. In the case where an entrant provides the email address of a referrer who is already subscribed to the Adventure South enewsletter, the referrer will also get an entry into the competition. 

  4. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

  5. Incomplete, indecipherable or illegible entries will be deemed invalid.

  6.  Promotion commences on 1/05/2023. Entries close 5.00pm NZST on 30/05/2023. The draw will take place at Adventure South NZ, 29 Iversen Terrace, Waltham, Christchurch New Zealand on the 2/06/23 at 2.00pm NZDT. The winner will be notified by email. Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  7. The first valid entry randomly drawn will win the following prize: 
    a. Six (6) day Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail holiday with Adventure South NZ for two (2) people (twin / double share)
    b. Inclusions as per the trip notes at  
    c. Total prize valued at a maximum of NZ$3695 per person including bike hire

  8.  Winner must travel on a fixed departure between 1/06/2023 – 30/05/2025 and must book by 31/12/2023 to redeem the prize. 

  9. Travel is subject to availability and trips meeting minimum numbers. The prize cannot be changed once the booking has been confirmed by the Promoter or its agents with the prize winner. 

  10. Reservations must be made directly with Adventure South NZ and a booking form must be completed and signed by the participants acknowledging the terms and conditions of participation. 

  11. The prize is redeemable for the land only content and bike hire of the winners choice (standard or electric-bike), commencing in Christchurch as outlined in the detailed trip notes found at The prize excludes any airfares, any taxes, travel visas and travel insurance. Any pre / post night hotels and airport transfers outside the scheduled itinerary, or other ancillary costs not mentioned in the detailed trip notes or within these terms and conditions are not included. 

  12. The prize winner is responsible for all other items of personal nature, including spending money, insurance, transport to and from their departure point, drink, meals (except where stipulated), personal equipment and all other ancillary costs. 

  13. Prize is not transferable, cannot be transferred to another person and cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offers. The prize cannot be exchanged for alternative products or services or redeemed for cash. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value. 

  14.  No responsibility accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries. 

  15.  Unless otherwise provided, if the prize or a part of the prize is unavailable, for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize or the portion of the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, subject to any applicable law. The Promoter has the right to change portions of the prize as determined. 

  16.  In the event of the prize not being claimed within 3 months of the draw date, an unclaimed prize draw will be conducted at the same place as the original draw on 2/09/2023 at 2pm. In the event of a winner in the unclaimed prize draw, they will be notified by email. 

  17.  Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law the Promoter shall not be liable for any cost, expense, loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or inconsequential loss) or for any personal injury or damage to property which is suffered or sustained as a result of accepting the prize. 

  18. The Promoter collects personal information to conduct the Promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties; including, but not limited to trip suppliers. Entry is conditional on providing this information. Unless otherwise advised, the Promoter may also use the information for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes including sending electronic messages. Entrants should direct any request to access, update or correct information to the Promoter. All entries become the property of the Promoter.


Watch the Alps to Ocean Video

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