This package deal is ideal for people who are capable of biking 90kms over two days (all on tar-sealed roads) and also enjoy catered meals and full support of fully licensed operators you have been in business, in this area, for over 15 years.
It does not include bike hire as you are more than welcome to bring your own however bikes are available to hire at an extra cost. There is a maximum of 10 on any trip.
Arrive in Stratford at your own leisure for a night’s stay at Digs Homestay (subject to availability). We have designed a 14km ride around our town and you can take the map for a warm up ride (complimentary).
Deal includes dinner tonight at the homestay.
Your ride begins around 9am after your continental breakfast. Today’s ride is 42kms – the first 32kms is on the Forgotten World Highway, then at Strathmore you turn right and bike 10kms to your farmstay accommodation to enjoy amazing genuine country hospitality. You will go through the 160m Makahu Tunnel on this section of the ride. The farmstay hosts have farmed in this area for 40+ years and you will discover people like them are the back bone of this country.
Included in your deal are morning tea and lunch stops along the way, with Dinner Bed Breakfast deal at the farmstay. Your overnight gear is transferred to the farmstay and with a vehicle in support of your ride very little gear needs to be taken or carried on the bike.
You will be reluctant to leave the peaceful Makahu Valley but it is back on the bikes to retrace the 10kms back to the Forgotten World Highway as you head to Whangamomona for a well-deserved drink at the historic Whangamomona Hotel before your return transport to Stratford. Total of 45kms biking today.
Price depends on number in group as is from $220.00 per person for: (minimum 4 – maximum 10)
please note a minimum of 4 people is ideal for this tour and includes
Set your own date with a minimum of 4 people
Rotokare Scenic Reserve is 230 hectare bush reserve with a lake in the middle. Located 22kms from Stratford it is protected with a predator proof fence. The walk around the lake is 4.5kms and easy grade. People and bikes transported to the reserve and you bike back. The walk is your choice.