Ventouro Tours are three to six day luxury cycling tours through New Zealand’s most beautiful riding locations, centred around the globally-recognised wine regions of the Hawkes Bay, Marlborough, Central Otago and Martinborough. Our tours cater to riders of all abilities, combining scenic riding with world-class eating and drinking.
Enjoy handpicked accommodation, experienced guides with many a story to tell, and just the right helping of local cuisine, wine and culture to make a Ventouro cycle tour the ultimate riding break.
Ventouro Tours are suitable for:
- Cyclists of all ages and abilities.
- Anyone who can ride between 10km and 100km a day – the distance is up to you.
- Lovers of beautiful food and wine, ready to experience the best the region has to offer.
- Couples or group tours of up to 12 people.
For those who like a little luxury, take a 4-night retreat with Ventouro at Blackbarn, a boutique vineyard in Hawkes Bay wine country that’s been voted one of the top 10 vineyard visits in the world.
There are plenty of delights to discover in this winemaking region, and we’re here to guide you to the best of them ... more »
Follow 2014’s ‘Tour Down Under’ – with a little more luxury than the event riders will be experiencing! The Barossa Valley, outside of Adelaide, hosts some of the world’s best Shiraz, dining experiences and gorgeous handmade products you can browse at the local markets during your tour.
Of course you’ll be getting in some serious kilometres on the bike too, guided by Tim Gudsell, who’s ridden in the Tour Down Under four times. Tim’s knowledge and his network of fellow riders ... more »
The Martinborough wine region is famous for its distinctive boutique wines, with a particular affinity for producing world-class Pinot Noir. Spend four nights in luxury while you explore the best this beautiful area has to offer.
We take you on a magical tour through the South Wairarapa, where you’ll find over 30 locally owned, family-run vineyards. We can’t promise you’ll get to every one of them ... more »