Central North Island
The central North Island of New Zealand is home to four great rides and some incredible back roads.
Hauraki Rail Trail, Waikato River Trails, The Timber Trail and Mountains to the Sea are all in this central part of the Island.
Riding the Forgotten World Highway is an experience that is not to be missed.
Back Road and Gravel Cycling Tours
Bike packing and gravel riding is increasing in popularity around the world. New Zealand back-country roads offer incredibly scenic and remote touring opportunities. Combining unique accommodation and “real” New Zealand, rather than tourist hot-spots, the result is an unforgettable experience.
Back-country and gravel rides involve 50-70 kilometres riding per day per day. We do not have regular contact with towns during this time. Your guide is also you chef, and your mechanic.
Green Jersey helps you get to remote, less traveled places and ensures you are safe, well fed and watered.
New Zealand Road Cycling
You will find a road cyclisting heaven in New Zealand. Our roads are possibly the worlds highest quality with very light traffic and epic scenery.
Bring your own bike, alternatively, hire one from us and get ready to roll.
If you are preparing for an upcoming event, just riding with your buddies or want to join in with a mixed group of like minded roadies these are the road cycling tours for you.
Green Jersey Explorer Tours include breathtaking scenery. There are some huge hills, also some expansive flat plains but most importantly a riding experience with extraordinary variety. Our distances are from 60-100km in a day but can customise your tour for you.
Each nigh you can be tucked up early in high quality accommodation or alternatively party the night away. Either way, Green Jersey will supply you with excellent food and beverages sourced from Kiwi producers.
Finally it is all about fun. We will keep you and your bikes in tip-top condition throughout the journey.