Escape by Yoga

New Zealand’s only Yoga Retreat Cycle Tour! Escape the modern world on this 6 day journey of discovery through some of the most spectacular landscapes in the South Island. Strengthen your mind and body with daily dynamic yoga and meditation classes. Reconnect with the nature while riding tranquil cycle trails following rivers, lakes and mountains. Balancing inward reflection with outer connection, we combine guided classes with opportunities for self-practice and solitude. You will come away feeling more centred, revitalised and powerful.

Yoga Retreat Cycle Tour Highlights:

  • A holistic healing experience of yoga, meditation, mindfulness and cycling in the great outdoors.
  • Daily vinyasa flow yoga and meditation sessions with an experienced instructor.
  • Explore remote landscapes by bike on some of New Zealand’s best cycle trails.
  • Selected highlights of the Around the Mountains, Roxburgh Gorge and Queenstown Trails.
  • Take your practice to a deeper level with 2 yoga workshops.
  • Share authentic experiences with a small group of like-minded people.
  • Organic, wholesome, home-cooked and restaurant meals, catering to all dietary requirements. Vegans and vegetarians welcome!
  • Includes a scenic boat cruise and a jet boat ride through a stunning river canyon.

Length

6 Day / 5 Nights

Start / Pick-up

Queenstown

Finish – Drop-off

Queenstown

See below for dates and prices

Included

  • 6 days/5 nights tour combining yoga, meditation and mountain biking on easy cycle trails
  • Daily yoga and meditation sessions with an experienced instructor
  • Classes will be a blend of dynamic yoga styles. Prior experience is not necessary, but will be beneficial.
  • 2 yoga workshops designed to help you get the most out of your reconnection with nature.
  • 25-45km of riding per day on our favourite cycle trails chosen for their unique natural beauty.
  • 5 nights twin-share accommodation. All rooms come with private en suite bathrooms. Individual rooms available for an extra fee.
  • A new latest technology e-bike is included – they let you sail along the trails like you’re floating on a cloud!
  • Pick-up and drop-off to your hotel in Queenstown and all transport on tour.
  • All meals made from fresh organic local produce, catering to all dietary needs.
  • Meals included:
    – Day 1: Lunch and dinner
    – Days 2-5: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    – Day 6: Breakfast and lunch
  • Meals will include a variety of top cafés, restaurants and our famous make-your-own picnics on the cycle trails.
  • Experienced yoga instructor and cycle tour guide
  • Full vehicle support while cycling – with drinks breaks and picnics along the cycle trails.
  • Scenic boat cruise across a stunning lake
  • Jet boat ride through a river canyon
  • We provide yoga props and equipment. You are welcome to bring your own mat, or we can provide you with one.

 

Excluded

You are responsible for purchasing your own drinks (alcohol, hot or cold drinks) in restaurants or cafés.

  • Day 1 – Your journey begins with a scenic boat cruise across Lake Wakatipu, with your tour guide and all bikes on board. We start cycling beside the lake then head into remote mountain landscapes. The area has a wild and remote feel, crossing rivers and glacial valleys. After a moment of contemplation beside the tranquil Mavora lakes, we transport you to our first night’s accommodation and dinner at a top restaurant.
  • Day 2 – We start the day with a meditation session then wake up the body with some yoga. After breakfast and some time to relax, you will go for a gentle ride through native beech forests on a stunning cycle trail following an isolated river. In the afternoon we hold our first yoga workshop designed to help you get the most out of your experience and reconnect with nature.
  • Day 3 –In the morning we ride a beautiful section of the Around the Mountains cycle trail through a stunning glacial valley. After lunch at a beautiful location we head to our new accommodation for an afternoon yoga class. You can then choose to ride another great section of cycle trail or take a beautiful walk beside the river before dinner.
  • Day 4 – Start the day with an early morning walk to a tranquil outdoor setting for some mediation (weather permitting) and a yoga session. We hold our second workshop today and go for a a ride along an amazing section of trail overlooking a lake.
  • Day 5 – Today we explore the Clutha – New Zealand’s largest river by volume. After our morning yoga and meditation session we take a lovely flowing cycle trail through trees beside the river stopping for a picnic (and possibly a swim) at a scenic pool set in the trees. Weather permitting we will take a scenic walk up the side of the valley for a stretch and meditation session overlooking the river valley below.
  • Day 6 – Our final big adventure traverses the amazing Roxburgh gorge by cycle. The cycle trail weaves through the gorge, overlooking the lake below. We take a thrilling jet boat ride through the central canyon and then return to our bikes to follow the tranquil river. After a final yoga session and celebratory lunch together we drop you back at your accommodation in Queenstown around 5pm.

 

*This itinerary is indicative only and subject to change based on the weather conditions and needs of the group.

  • A new high tech e-bike is included. E-bikes make your journey easier and more comfortable. However you are welcome to have a non-electric mountain bike if you prefer.
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs from alternate locations can be arranged upon request.
  • If there’s something specific you’d like to cover in the yoga workshops please let us know!
  • If you have a group of friends who would like to come on our Yoga Retreat Cycle Tour, but the scheduled dates don’t work for you, please let us know. We can arrange alternate dates upon request, subject to availability of the accommodation.

If the scheduled dates below do not work for your group, please get in touch!

We may be able to arrange alternate dates subject to availability of bikes, staff and accommodation.

Start DatePriceSingle SupplementStatus
25/01/2021 $2995 $375 spaces left
15/02/2021 $2995 $375 spaces left
08/03/2021 $2995 $375 Sold Out
29/03/2021 $2995 $375 Sold Out
05/04/2021 $2995 $375 spaces left
19/04/2021 $2995 $375 spaces left

Prices are per person and based on twin share (twin or double) room accommodation.
Individuals wanting a private room to themselves will be asked to pay a “Single Supplement”. 
Please note we require a minimum of 4 people booked to guarantee a departure. 
Prices are in NZD and include GST.

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