Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, Oamaru

4.7
#2 of 7 in Outdoors in Oamaru
Biking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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 started our self organized 6 day itinerary from Lake Tekapo. Stayed in the lovely Lake Tekapo cottages and the manager allowed us to leave our car there. We plan to rent a car in Oamaru when...  more »
  • Great riding experience over a range of country. The route off road is nearly complete and when done it will be perfectly safe across the whole route. Great campgrounds along the way but if you'd...  more »

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