Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, Oamaru

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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. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Oamaru holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Wow, wow, wow. This cycle trail is absolutely amazing. My friend and I did this trip early December after seeing reviews on trip advisor, and it was even better than I had expected. We booked our trip...  more »
  • this can be done by the whole family, but a great way to see the area/ back roads. the track is in good condition and there were a few people on there. you can get off at different points if you dont ...  more »
  • A group of 8 retirees spent 5 days cycling from Lake Tekapo to Oamaru. The trail is great, but the signage was very bad and non-existent in some places. Some parts are currently on road which calls fo...  more »

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