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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  • We did two days of the trail, from Twizel to Lake Ohau and Lake Ohau to Omarama, renting e-bikes from Cycle Journeys in Twizel. The scenery was unbelievably spectacular. The first day was easy biking....  more »
  • One of the best ways to meet new friends and experience what we have to offer in New Zealand by way of seeing the beautiful scenery, experiencing nature no better way than on a bike.  more »
  • An awesome ride and definitely lived up to expectations with trees starting to turn, mid March, and brilliant blue skys. Our guides said if we were thinking of losing weight during this ride we would ...  more »

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