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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.

6 Day Alps to Ocean Guided Cycle Trail
6 Day Alps to Ocean Guided Cycle Trail
South Island
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...
Full Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle Trail
Full Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle Trail
South Island
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...
Lower Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle
Lower Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle
South Island
3 to 5 days of cycling from Omarama to Oamaru providing the mighty Waitaki Valley experience with its dams and beautiful lakes, perhaps as a second v...
Upper Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle
Upper Alps 2 Ocean Self Guided Cycle
South Island
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 ...