Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, Oamaru

(4.9/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a 301 km (1,000 mi) trail from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean. Allow 4-6 days for the entire ride, or simply try out a day excursion. Whichever option you choose, the trail is sure to provide a memorable experience. Amidst the grandeur of braided rivers, glacier-carved valleys, turquoise hydro-lakes, tussock highlands, and rural plains are a host of tantalizing off-the-bike activities including wine-tasting, penguin-spotting, glider flights and just quietly soaking in alfresco hot tubs. It’s no wonder people come from all over the world to enjoy the stunning vistas and expansive landscapes. To visit Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail on your trip to Oamaru, use our Oamaru itinerary builder.
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  • JUST finished the tour today and thoroughly enjoyed it. Scott and Dee from Trail Adventures did a wonderful job. Accommodation great - food excellent - bikes very good. Turning 60 this year I was a bi...  more »
  • This is a wonderful ride with a selection of starting points in the southern alps region of New Zealand and ending at the Pacific coast in Oamaru. The trip generally takes 6 days and runs through a wi...  more »
  • We have just finished this ride today. Loved it. There were however some parts that were definitely more level 3 than Level 2 as stated. We have done quite a bit of riding so it was a great ride with ...  more »