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West Coast Wilderness Trail

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A Fantastic Four Days Cycle!

Our group of 9 riders have just finished the four days cycling this amazing West Coast Wilderness... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kiwiseeingtheworld
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Auckland, New Zealand
A TRUE WILDERNESS!!

Highly recommend Cycle Journeys for the West Coast Wilderness Ride. As an older couple we loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kay P
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The West Coast Wilderness Trail is a 132 km Grade 2 easy cycle trail that takes the rider through some of the most stunning and diverse scenery the West Coast of the South Island has to offer. The Trail is part of the Great Rides Nga Haerenga...more
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80 Tainui Street, Hokitika 7805, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of 9 riders have just finished the four days cycling this amazing West Coast Wilderness Trail. We all loved every minute of it - the vast and changing landscapes, amazing scenery and a great trail to ride on. Days 1 and 4 were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for your excellent review. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend Cycle Journeys for the West Coast Wilderness Ride. As an older couple we loved this ride. The organisation was spot-on, the 3 accommodations - Scenic Waterways at Hokitika went the extra mile with the food provided, Cowboy Paradise was better that we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kay P
WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Kay, Thank you for your very positive review. It looks like you had a great time. We welcome your feedback. Please come back and ride it again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A three to 4 day bike trip on easy trails. Great accomodation along the way meeting lovely locals and fellow cyclists.

Date of experience: November 2018
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WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed the trail and we appreciate getting your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just completed the West Coast Wilderness trail with nine friends over four days and we all loved it - from the scenery, warm hospitality, great food and accommodation. This trail is great for people for are not hard core cyclists as it’s mainly flat and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kate Thank you for your response. We appreciate you sharing your comments on the trail. This is a fabulous scenic experience and we value you informing others of how much you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have biked this trail several times and it just gets better and better. The new section between Hokitika and Lake Mahanapu is just amazing. It winds through native bush with fantastic viewing points. The surface is really good. Obviously a great deal of work...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. This section of the trail is stunning and Mahinapua Creek is a first class New Zealand wetland area. The trail has been an excellent way for people to enjoy this wonderful piece of the West Coast. We are glad you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I completed 3 of the 4 sections recently (we got rained out for the 4th day). The diversity and beauty of the surrounding landscape as you cycle this trail is amazing. We biked from Greymouth to Kumara (of which 8km is of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jacks50, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the ride. Yes, please come back for day four, especially now that the new Mahinapua extension section across this historic bridge is open. This is stunning.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

West Coast Wilderness Trail was complete by my group of four over 2 days. I believe this must be one of the most beautiful tracks in New Zealand. One lady in our group who had never done a cycle trail before used a e-bike. She...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leanne Thank you for your review. We are pleased you really enjoyed the trail. It displays some amazing scenery that is so good to share with visitors. Please return and ride it again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our wee group had to contend with very wet days, hence we only cycled on two days and short routes at that - it was too wet and too cold to be fun. Would like to do in fine weather - it is a picturesque...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jacks50, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry to hear that you had rain on your visit. We hope you will be back to ride the trail again and that you strike some stunning weather next time. Yes, it is a picturesque ride.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A small group of late 50's males, physically underdone has a wonderful time on the 2 day wilderness trail. Don't listen to anyone who suggests skipping parts of it. even the beginning couple of K's through the back streets of Greymouth is interesting, The highlight...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. That stretch at the start along the floodwall, around to the fishing port and out to the sea has lots of features and is a nice ride.We are pleased you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

We rode our bikes on a small part of the West Coast Wilderness Trail being around Lake Mahinapua. We were so impressed with the beautiful scenery and the excellent condition of the track. We will definitely be back to ride all of this track.

Date of experience: October 2018
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WCWTManager, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. This is a stunning piece of the trail and an outstanding wetland area. Yes, please come back and ride the other sections of the trail.

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europanz
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We did greymouth to Cowboys paradise in one day, about 65km and that was great but enough. That's the sort of distance we normally ride on our road bikes. It could be done in a day if you left really early (6am) and rode... More
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Hi Cath In January the weather will be at it's hottest at a likely maximum of 27degrees. Being next to the sea you will get a breeze there and shade in the bush, so nothing to worry about. The West Coast Wilderness Trail... More
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