Otago Central Rail Trail, Central Otago

Walk, cycle, or ride horseback along Otago Central Rail Trail to discover the spectacular landscape of the Otago region. This 150 km (93.2 mi) route runs between Middlemarch and Clyde, where the Otaga Central Railway used to operate. You'll pass vast countryside, mountains, and numerous attractions along the way, including the historical Old Dunstan Road, which was used by gold miners in the 1800s. Towns in the area are well equipped with restaurants and accommodations, but it's a good idea to bring plenty of food and water. Pubs serve as a particularly cozy rest spot after a long day on the trail--giving the route its affectionate nickname, the "Ale Trail." Using our custom trip planner, Omakau attractions like Otago Central Rail Trail can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • October 9, 2017
    We have just completed the Otago Rail Trail and had a fantastic time! Shebikeshebikes took care of all our accomodation bookings, transport of our bags, and not to mention supplying the fantastically ...  more »
  • October 9, 2017
    We booked a rail trail cycling holiday with Shebikeshebikes in February, Kara and her team did an excellent job arranging-bikes, accommodation, and dealing with changes along the way. My friends and I...  more »
  • October 7, 2017
    This was such an amazing experience. Pip and Dave are friendly and organised, they made us feel that we were really important to them and they wanted us to have the best time that we could. The five d...  more »

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