Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, Oamaru

4.7
#2 of 7 in Outdoors in Oamaru
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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  • I did A2O from Twizel to Oamaru in three days with a friend. We had to miss the Mt Cook to Twizel leg due to transport logistics and timing. Shuttles appeared to be geared towards Twizel than Mt Cook ...  more »
  • It's hard to give a rating when there are two major things to rate. The scenery, support and accommodation were all definitely 5's. Scott and Dee went out of their way to make the arrangements perfect...  more »
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