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2 Day Wedderburn to Clyde Otago Rail Trailblazer

Maximum Cycling Distance 85 kms

Days
2

Pricing From
$345

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Overview

One of our most popular 2-day packages is this 2 Day Wedderburn to Clyde Otago Rail Trailblazer Independent Cycle Adventure that takes you from the highest point of the popular Otago Central Rail Trail at Wedderburn back to Clyde over two days of mostly downhill cycling. Enjoy cycling on easy gradient for 40kms.-45kms. a day on a vehicle-free trail with only big skies and distinctive landscape. There are tunnels to cycle through and viaducts to pass over, and historic hotels offering twin/double share accommodation to spend the night.

Otago Central Rail Trail

Otago Central Rail Trail

Otago Central Rail Trail

Otago Central Rail Trail

Otago Central Rail Trail

Itinerary

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Day 1Wedderburn to Omakau42 kms Cycling

We encourage clients to arrive by 9AM at our depot in Clyde for a 9:30AM departure. Here, you will be fitted with your cycles, and given briefing of your tour before transported to Wedderburn for the start of your 42 km. cycling to Omakau.

Make your way from Wedderburn to Oturehua, a fantastic stop for morning tea and even lunch. Explore historical attractions in the area such as the Hayes Engineering Workshop, and just off the trail north of Oturehua, the remains of the Golden Progress Mine.

Leave Oturehua and pedal on to one of the most dramatic sections of the trail at Poolburn Gorge. Ride through the two tunnels and over the two viaducts, and leave for the township of Lauder as you make the final journey to Omakau where you will spend the night.

Day 2Omakau to Clyde36 kms Cycling (B)

Cycle from Omakau through to Clyde, passing by Chatto Creek to stop for morning tea. Follow the banks of the Manuherikia River onto Alexandra, where you can continue pedalling on the Railtrail to our office in Clyde.

You also have the option to take the scenic and tranquil River Track back to Clyde for another 8 kms. You may choose to stop for lunch at Chatto Creek, Alexandra or Clyde.

Cost per person Twin Share

September 2020 - May 2021

  • From Clyde: NZ$345
  • From Queenstown: NZ$470

Single supplement: NZ$95

September 2021 - May 2022

  • From Clyde: NZ$355
  • From Queenstown: NZ$490

Single supplement: NZ$100

Electric e-Bike Upgrade: NZ$90

* These package prices are subject to the suggested accommodation being available at the time of booking. Alternative accommodation may change the price

Itinerary

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Day 1Wedderburn to Omakau42 kms Cycling

We encourage clients to arrive by 9AM at our depot in Clyde for a 9:30AM departure. Here, you will be fitted with your cycles, and given briefing of your tour before transported to Wedderburn for the start of your 42 km. cycling to Omakau.

Make your way from Wedderburn to Oturehua, a fantastic stop for morning tea and even lunch. Explore historical attractions in the area such as the Hayes Engineering Workshop, and just off the trail north of Oturehua, the remains of the Golden Progress Mine.

Leave Oturehua and pedal on to one of the most dramatic sections of the trail at Poolburn Gorge. Ride through the two tunnels and over the two viaducts, and leave for the township of Lauder as you make the final journey to Omakau where you will spend the night.

Day 2Omakau to Clyde36 kms Cycling (B)

Cycle from Omakau through to Clyde, passing by Chatto Creek to stop for morning tea. Follow the banks of the Manuherikia River onto Alexandra, where you can continue pedalling on the Railtrail to our office in Clyde.

You also have the option to take the scenic and tranquil River Track back to Clyde for another 8 kms. You may choose to stop for lunch at Chatto Creek, Alexandra or Clyde.

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