Guide at a Glance
Christchurch, Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand
Adventure, Bike Tour, Cycling, Sightseeing
Pedaltours Southern Grand
Bill grew up in Aachen/Germany near the Dutch border. He studied Sports Science at the Sports University in Cologne and worked as a professional tennis coach in Bavaria. During his travels around the world he cycled New Zealand and fell in love with the stunning scenery and the friendly people of Aotearoa. He lives with Nikki and their 10 year old boy Luca on the Banks Peninsula outside of Christchurch. He shares this 10 acre slice of heaven with sheep, chicken, a dog and horses amongst a hazelnut tree orchard. He also loves to garden in their organic garden and going on mountain bike adventures in the South Islands splendid back country. In the off-season Bill works as a PE teacher at the local High School and takes students on Outdoor Education trips. Bill is extremely passionate about showing New Zealand and its beauty to the visitors. He is bilingual and the 2014/15 season marks his 13th successive season guiding for Pedaltours.