Adelaide, the liveliest city in Australia, is the capital of South Australia state. It is situated on the Adelaide Plains and more specifically at the north side of Fleurieu Peninsula. It was built next to Torrens River and is surrounded by the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St Vincent. The climate is considered to be Mediterranean, with dry and hot summers and temperatures that can reach up to 42°C/107.6°F, and humid and cool winters with frequent rainfalls. Overall, Adelaide is a planned city, organized in five squares in the city center and surrounded entirely by a ring of parks.
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Mountain Biking in Bottle Lake Forest Park, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73.4°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).
One of the most popular mountain bike sites in Christchurch is Bottle Lake Forest Park, a pine forest of 1000 ha/10 km². It is addressed to riders of all levels and it offers a total of 8 trails you can choose from, depending on your skills and stamina.
It provides 16 km/9 mi of single-track, 3.5 km/2 mi of 4wd track and 2 km/1 mi of double-track. The terrain is mostly flat, although closer to the coast, there are some sand hills where you can challenge your riding. Enjoy the surrounding beauty and experience the best mountain biking!!!
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January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.