Mountain biking on the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds

A certified guide will take you on this beautiful and idyllic 1+ day trip of mountain biking on the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds, on the South Island of New Zealand, where a myriad of tracks take you through and past bays, beaches, forests and rocky ridges.




Trip Duration

1+ day

People per Guide

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip



  • Mountain bike around the beaches and bay of the Marlborough Sounds

  • Explore the bushland and forest of the New Zealand countryside

  • Discover the culture of where Europeans first met Maori people


I promise this 1+day adventure of mountain biking I will lead you on will be absolutely breathtaking and gorgeous, as we wind our way along the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds, taking in and admiring the raw natural beauty of the South Island of New Zealand, including stunning and idyllic waterways, coves and beaches, lush green forest and vegetation and large rocky ridges with breath-taking views back out over the region.

The Marlborough Sounds are located in the North of the South Island of New Zealand, and are a pretty and alluring network of sea-drowned valleys formed by land subsidence and rising sea levels.

We begin our trip in the picture-perfect and quaint town of Picton, and this will also serve as our base to head to and from the trail.

There are a wide variety of trails and tracks to choose from, each with their own distinct characteristics and beauty. Some of the best include Camp Bay – Torea Saddle, Torea Saddle – Anakiwa, and Meretoto/Ship Cove – Camp Bay.

Along the way you will be able to take in and admire the absolutely magnificent landscape, scenery and terrain that is around every corner, from the beech forest that lines the exquisite bays, beaches and coves, to the challenging and rocky ridges that loom above, all the way to the lush and thick bushland forest that houses many local bird species.

Some of the trails can be quite challenging, with steep ascents and descents, as well as loose terrain, but it is never too much for experienced mountain bikers.

By the end you will have fallen in love with this brilliant part of the world, and also be satisfied at having explored and discovered it in such a fun way.

Book now to experience New Zealand in a truly fun and unique way!

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Price per person

Group of 1
580 NZD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
 Price is to split between a group.


  • Day 1Meet, bike all day, finish

    Meet in Picton each morning, bike all day around a variety of tracks, return to Picton, finish


Other details

Skill level required


Fitness level required


Meeting point

Picton, New Zealand


Campsites, Hostels and lodges along the trail, hotels in Picton

More info

Please bring a high quality mountain bike with you.


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