Welcome to New Zealand's Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

Welcome to New Zealand's Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

301 km from Aoraki/Mt Cook to Oamaru

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is New Zealand in all its colour and beauty - from our highest mountain, past great lakes and rivers, and down to the ocean. Suitable for all ages, the 8 section bike trail is an easy to intermediate grade, linking the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean.

Allow 4-6 days for the entire ride, or simply try a day excursion. Whichever option you choose, the A2O Cycle Trail is sure to be a memorable experience.

View suggested itineraries here - start planning your A2O adventure!

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Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail elevation

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