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Sounds To Sounds Official Guide

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All the practical info you need to ride 1,500 kilometres from Marlborough Sounds to Milford Sounds

Sounds to Sounds Official Guide gives you the practical information you’ll need as you ride the 1,500 kilometre route from Marlborough Sounds to Milford Sound.

Sounds to Sounds is a top-to-bottom journey of the South Island, stretching 1500km from the Marlborough Sounds to Milford Sound. Explore the eastern lands of Te Waipounamu and take in the inimitable scenery. Tried and tested, this guide will see you through every step of this great adventure with its cue sheets, maps, elevation charts and information on services and accommodation.

Packed with:

  • cue sheets for every section
  • maps throughout the route
  • elevation charts
  • locations of the 14 photo control points
  • contact details for campgrounds, accommodation, cafes, pubs, etc.
  • transport options for leaving Milford Sound.


About the authors

Jonathan Kennett has penned several cycling books, including Tour Aotearoa Official Guides and Classic New Zealand Cycle Trails. He created the Tour Aotearoa, Kōpiko Aotearoa and Sounds to Sounds events.
Erik Westra is an organiser of several Rotorua-based bikepacking events and the author of Second Time Lucky, a personal account of his challenge, and triumph, with Tour Aotearoa.