Get out in the fresh air and climb on a brand new Scott electric mountain bike for a stunning ride through some of New Zealand’s best coastal scenery . Reserve your tour online today!
Sea to Summit Ebike Tour
- Per person (Ages 16+)
Ride From Sea to Summit
Traverse one of the most scenic roads in New Zealand! Our premium guided tour requires a decent level of fitness and an appetite for exploration!
You will be rewarded with majestic views of the harbor, surrounding bays, volcanic landscape and the incredible views of the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps and the Canterbury plains. Rise from Sea to Summit. The ultimate e-bike adventure!
Who is this tour suitable for?
The ultimate sea to summit is a half day epic Ebike adventure for those who want to ride some of the best coastal scenery in NZ while getting some great exercise with the luxury of being accompanied by a local guide. Mt Bossu – otherwise known as THE BOSS commands respect so you need a pretty good level of fitness, mountain biking experience and an appetite for exploring as we climb and traverse to the top of the volcano! This tour includes mixed terrain on sealed and gravel roads, you must be prepared to ride for around 4 hours on terrain which includes some steep assents and descents throughout. The duration of the tour will depend on the speed you ride at, how many photos stops you would like and the size of the group.
If you are arriving via cruise ship into Lyttleton we can organise transport and a day trip to Akaroa -please contact us for prices, times and availability. We can also offer a different tour time to suit if the advertised time does not fit in with your day.
If you are arriving into Akaroa via cruise ship we offer free drop off and pick up service from the wharf. Just let us know when you are planning your trip!
During our tour, we will rise from Sea to Summit and around the rim of the most iconic Volcano plug on the Banks Peninsula, you will be riding to the summit of Mount Bossu ( the highest point in the area) and will be rewarded with mind blowing views of the harbor, surrounding bays, volcanic landscape and the incredible views of the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps and the Canterbury plains. Enjoy a flowing gravel road decent as we wind our way back down to sea level through native forests, picturesque farm land and soak in interrupted views of the Akaroa Harbour
- Latest-model Scott pedal assist performance mountain bike!
- Helmet, gloves, high visibility vest, riding backpack & phone holster
- Mixed terrain, sealed & gravel roads, some challenging climbs, and steep descents
- Light lunch upon request
- Private guide
- Option of transport shuttle assistance
Total Distance: 43km
Inclusions: Light Lunch included on request
Private bike guide & option of shuttle pick up and drop off to start of the route.
This amazing ride starts with mixed terrain on sealed roads and then a long steep winding climb that brings us to the summit of Mt Bossu, the highest volcanic point in the Banks Peninsula.The higher we climb, the better the views become! Continuing along the rim of the volcano we enjoy soaking up the views, taking some photos and finishing with a descent on gravel roads all the way back to sea level.
Don’t miss out as this tour.. it is our guides firm favourite.. we never tire of the views, it is worth every moment, every cent, you will have a great nights sleep afterwards!
Please note: Ebike Tours may share the roads with other users including bikes, cars, tractors and livestock & quad bikes. If you would like to join this private tour but would like a shorter option we can customize a route for you upon request.The tour is a balance of unsealed and gravel roads with some steep gravel descents. Participants MUST have off road mountain biking experience, a good level of fitness and be confident on steep gravel roads.
Tour duration is approximate and depends on the participants riding speed and fitness level on the day