Here is a list of accommodation for cyclists on the South Island....

Location Map (k)


SH 6, Glenhope.
Telephone: (03)548-2707, Fax: (03)548-2804

Hu-ha Bikepackers (26k)
View of the hostel from the highway.

Hu-ha Bikepackers (25k)
Look out for this rack card of the hostel.

Accommodation: 1 x 4 bunk room ($18.00pp), 1 x 2 bunk room ($18.00pp), tent sites ($10.00pp)
Special Features: Spacious Lounge, full kitchen facilities.
Ride round 600 hectacre sheep, cattle, goat and pig farm.
Basic food supplies.
Art gallery of resident artist.

Distances from Glenhope to
Kawatiri Junction: 9 km
St Arnaud (Nelson Lakes): 31 km
Nelson: 80 km
Motueka: 60 km
Murchison: 41 km
Westport: 139 km
Location map. (7k)


Jim and Denise Rudd,
1.5km up Waima (Ure) River Road from SH 1.
Telephone: (03)575-6708 Fax: (03)575-6703

Highway sign(25k)
Look for this direction sign adjcent to the highway.

A view of the hostel from outside.(28k)
A view of the hostel from outside.

Accommodation: 1 x 4 bunk room ($16.00pp), 1 x 2 bunk room ($18.00pp), tent sit es $12.00.
Special Features: Full cooking and laundry (no charge).
BBQ with farm raised meat available.
Saw Cut Gorge Scenic Reserve walkway.
Exclusive fine merino wool cycle shirts available.

Distances from Pedallers Rest to
Ward: 9 km
Blenheim: 55 km
Picton: 84 km
Kekerengu: 17 km
Kaikoura: 77 km
Location map. (12k)


Please note: Pedallers' Paradise cyclists' accommodation closed in April 2003.
It will repen in Chch if suitable premises can be found there.

Nigel Rushton
Telephone: Fax:

A view from the hostel. (23k)
The view of Lake Tekapo.

As seen from Aorangi Crescent. (25k)
As seen from Aorangi Crescent.

Accommodation: 1 x 2 bed room ($16.00pp), 1 x 3 bed room ($14.00pp), tent sites ($9.00pp)
Special features: Obtain expert information on routes and attractions from the resident cyclist!
Lake views, 50 metres to village centre.
Bike stand & tools for minor repairs (not expertise).
Open October to April. No T.V.

Distances from Pedallers' Paradise to
Twizel: 58 km
Fairlie: 44 km
Geraldine: 90 km
Mt Cook: 105 km
Location map. (12k)

For more information, write to...
Nigel Rushton,
New Zealand.
Updates of older editions of Pedallers' Paradise.
Links to other New Zealand Web Sites.
An Introduction to cycle touring in New Zealand.
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