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Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail NZ

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycleway is most certainly one of the most scenic bike trails in New Zealand.  It takes you on a winding adventure from the Southern Alps in New Zealand to the places dreams are made of.  This trail is part of the Nga Haerenga NZ cycle trails network and offers a wide variety of superb scenery.  Get a closer look at Aoraki Mount Cook and the breathtaking Mackenzie Basin glacial lakes that supply the Waitaki River and fuel the hydro-electric generators along the way.  This outstanding trail is 312 km in length and descends 780 metres which makes it perfect for bikers with Grade 1 and 2 experience.  Whether it's your first time around or you are travelling with your family, this trail is definitely doable.  Even skilled riders will enjoy the many offerings of the Alps2Ocean cycle trail.

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Visitors to the area have the option of choosing a multi-day self-guided Alps to Ocean bike trail vacation or, if preferred, guided trips mean added safety for groups and families.  Riders are welcome to bring their own bikes or they can rent high quality equipment on site.  With the help of luggage transfers, cycling is made easy and top notch accommodation of various levels is also available.  The local shuttles are always nearby in order to offer support or bring riders back to their vehicles at the start of the trail.

Why not enjoy a scenic outdoor cycling holiday? Embark on a single day adventure, a trip for an entire week or something in between.

12 Day Alps 2 Ocean & West Coast Trails Independent Cycle
12 Day Alps 2 Ocean & West Coast Trails Independent Cycle
South Island
NZ$3,045.00
Embark on an incredible Alps 2 Ocean & West Coast Trails Independent Cycle self-guided journey on two of the greatest New Zealand Great Rides &nd...
6 Day Alps to Ocean Guided Cycle Trail
6 Day Alps to Ocean Guided Cycle Trail
South Island
NZ$2,195.00 to NZ$2,195.00 per person
Experience the majesty of Aoraki Mt Cook and the sweeping tussocklands of the Mackenzie Basin in this 6 day cycling trip as you experience the ancien...
7 Day Alps 2 Ocean Express Self Guided
7 Day Alps 2 Ocean Express Self Guided
South Island
NZ$1,289.00 to NZ$1,655.00 per person
This trail will take 7 days, with 6 days of cycling, to complete from start to finish. Enjoy the full package from the magnificent Southern Alps to t...
7 Day Alps to Ocean End to End Guided Cycle Trail
7 Day Alps to Ocean End to End Guided Cycle Trail
South Island
NZ$2,895.00
This 7-day cycling adventure allows you to appreciate and cycle the full length of the Alps to Ocean trail. Covering 320km of breathtaking and divers...
8-9 Day Full Trail Alps to Ocean Self Guided
8-9 Day Full Trail Alps to Ocean Self Guided
South Island
NZ$1,405.00 to NZ$2,145.00 per person
This is the ultimate Alps to Ocean experience. Cycle from the towering Southern Alps to beautiful seaside township of Oamaru. Personalise your trip w...
Upper Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle
Upper Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle
South Island
NZ$649.00 to NZ$898.00 per person
3 to 5 days cycling on the Upper Alps 2 Ocean self guided cycle trail tour starting from Mount Cook Village and Lake Pukaki to the lovely small ...