Jane is lucky to call the mountains and lakes of the South Island of New Zealand home. Based in Wanaka, she loves exploring new places by hike or bike as often as possible. Originally from the UK, Jane has lived in Africa, the US, and New Zealand, working in both media and tourism industries. Jane is an author, writer, and photographer who finds it hard to sit still – especially when the mountains are calling, which is often!
New Zealand’s network of cycle trails, scenic routes and relatively quiet roads make it an excellent destination for cyclists.
New Zealand may be famed for its downhill skiing, but there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the snow. Cross-country skiing or snowshoeing near Wanaka in the South Island is an ideal, family-friendly introduction to snow sports.
Exploring mountains, forest, and coast, these bike trails offer something for all levels and feature the very best of New Zealand’s natural beauty.