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Central Otago Rail Trail Highlights Guided Hike

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Overview

Short on time but want to experience the Central Otago Rail Trail in New Zealand? On this Central Otago Rail Trail Highlights Guided Hike tour from Wanaka, you’ll have an opportunity to sample the trail and view the major highlights all by foot. Journey down to Lauder and walk on the two longest bridges (viaducts) and hike through the two longest tunnels on the trail. Enjoy a unique tour with the option of hiring a bike to cover the distance or to share the distance with another person (own expense).

Length of hike is 17km return; suitable for the enthusiast. Duration is around 4 to 6 hours. Pick up time from 7am and return at around 4pm. Minimum of 2 persons. Single supplement allowed, to be added upon checkout.

Hike suitable for 18+ years.

Please Note

Your mandatory gear requirements will be confirmed prior to the tour and is dependent on weather conditions. You maybe excluded from the tour if you have insufficient gear.

Your pickup location and time will be confirmed prior to the tour.

Possible Gear Suggestions

  • Hat and sunscreen (additional sunscreen will be available if necessary)
  • Appropriate footwear with good tread. No jandals/thongs/flip flops. 
  • Sufficient hydration – minimum capacity will be advised prior to tour
  • Sufficient nutrition
  • Appropriate rain jacket (preferably seam sealed)
  • A small day backpack or running pack with sufficient storage capacity
  • Merino or thermal long sleeve top (cold weather only)
  • Warm beanie (cold weather only)
  • Polyprop/thermal gloves (cold weather only)
  • Mobile phone
  • Small personal first aid kit if available
  • Personal medication (if applicable)

Central Otago Rail Trail Highlights Guided Hike Wanaka

Historic Bridge

Central Otago Rail Trail Highlights Guided Hike Wanaka

Central Otago Rail Trail Highlights Guided Hike Wanaka

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