Welcome to Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

Welcome to Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

It's your ride... you decide

For over 300 km visitors can experience some of the most beautiful scenery New Zealand has to offer. Suitable for all ages, the 8 section trail is an easy grade to intermediate grade and offers a pleasing mix of on and off-road trails which link the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean.

Allow 4-6 days for the entire ride, or simply try out a day excursion on just one of the sections. Whichever option you choose, the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is sure to be a memorable experience.

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Highlights include:

  • Aoraki/Mt Cook
  • Elephant Rocks
  • Snow-capped Mountains
  • Clay Cliffs
  • Golden Tussock Landscapes
  • Maori Rock Art
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Blue Penguin Colony
  • Limestone Cliffs
  • Boutique Shops
  • Turquoise Coloured Lake Pukaki
  • Vineyards
  • Oamaru’s Victorian Precinct
  • Waitaki Lakes