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Otago Central Rail Trail

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Otago, South Island, New Zealand

  • Activities

    Adventure, Cycling

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    As arranged.

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged.

  • Starting Location

    Will pick up from your Queenstown accommodation or Queenstown Airport

  • Price Includes

    4 days bike hire, panniers, helmet, tools and spares, and bike return fee 3 nights Bed & Breakfast accommodation (continental breakfast) Altitude shuttle from Queenstown to Alexandra/Clyde Return shuttle with Altitude to Alexandra/Clyde or Queenstown OR Taieri Gorge Railway train ticket

  • Notes

    This package does not include lunches or evening meals, however these can be organised by prior arrangement or purchased by you from various establishments along the Trail


  • Ride from Omakau to Wedderburn, a ride of 43km, this is perhaps the most spectacular section of the Rail Trail
  • Ride from Clyde/Alexandra to Omakau
  • Passing the Ida Burn Dam, popular for its winter curling bonspiels, you will gradually climb to the highest point of the Trail




Trip Info

Altitude Bikes offers a rail┬átrail in Central Otago, New Zealand. Ride from Clyde/Alexandra to Omakau and have a chance to visit the historical township of Ophir in the evening. Cross the Manuherikia River on the trail’s longest bridge and the Ida Valley to Oturehua, where you can visit the authentic 1930′s style Gilchrist’s Store and the historical Haye’s Engineering Workshop. Let your adventure begins!

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