Cycle Tours

A2O Cycle Tours

WEEK LONG FULLY SUPPORTED TOURS with the A2O Cycle Trail experts. Small group, fully inclusive and fully supported tours along the entire A2O...

Active Adventures

We’re Active Adventures New Zealand and for over 20 years we’ve been offering fully guided, multi-day hiking, biking and kayaking trips around...

Adventure South NZ

For the past 25 years, Adventure South NZ has provided an unrivalled range of active holidays across the North and South Islands – taking...

Adventurers Travel Company

At Adventurers Travel Company we create bespoke adventure holidays to New Zealand that are tailored to you. For your skill and fitness level and...

Bike It Now!

Bike It Now is offering personalised Alps 2 Ocean tours from March 2014. Bike It Now is an established and respected cycle tour operator on...

Cycle Journeys

Cycle Journeys offer self guided packaged tours, bike hire, luggage transfers, shuttles & accommodation on the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail....

Cycle Ventures

Cycle Ventures is based in Oamaru, the ocean end of the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. We’ve done the hard yards and have everything set up so you...

Haka Tours

Whether you live for the flowing single-track in native forests or love a grind up a hill for a breathtaking view on your all day adventure, Haka...

Lakeland Explorer

"Absolutely fantastic bike touring company 11/10 Tripadvisor Alps 2 Ocean Trail Cycling Trip Options A2O DAY TRIPPER - A day of spectacular...

Molesworth Tour Company

Cycle the beautiful glacial lakes regions of South Canterbury and North Otago districts. These areas are known for their beautiful scenery,...

Natural High

At Natural High we believe exploring New Zealand by bicycle is, quite simply, the best way to truly experience this remarkable country....

Not A Rail Trail

Not a Rail Trail is the Queenstown based company specializing in NZ Cycle Trail Great Rides. “We don’t just show you where to ride, we provide...

PureTrails New Zealand

PureTrails New Zealand offers two different package tours on the Alps 2 Ocean Trail. The Alps 2 Ocean Trail epic tour is a grade 2 rated trip...

Scenic Cycle Tours

Discover different regions of the South Island on a range of fully supported cycling holidays, where you can relax and concentrate on biking and...

The Jollie Biker

The Jollie Biker team look forward to welcoming you to the Mackenzie, and the beauty of the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. Located in the heart of...

The Town Bike

Rent an electric bike from The Town Bike in Oamaru and explore the way you were always meant to, like the Olympic cycling team… well, not quite....

Trail Adventures

Trail Adventures is an Oamaru based company which has been created to provide you with everything that you will need for your Alps 2 Ocean...

Trail Journeys

Trail Journeys is a long established cycle tourism company which has operated on the Otago Central Rail Trail since its inception back in the year...

Tuatara Tours

On a Tuatara Tours' Cycle tour you can relax and let us take care of all the details. Our fully supported cycle tours combine the elements of...

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FAQs

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a grade 2-3 (easy to intermediate) cycle trail. There are a variety of trail surfaces. Riders are advised to take certain essentials with them (e.g. first aid, repair kit, water, food). Parts of the trail pass through alpine environments, where conditions can change.

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Accommodation

Need a place to say during your ride from the Alps to the Ocean? Book all your accommodation through the website and plan your ride.

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Getting Here

Located in the South Island of New Zealand, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown, is the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. It is recommended that you start your ride from Aoraki/Mt Cook - though there are numerous access points along the trail from which to start or end your ride.

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Trail Details & Map

Each of the 9 maps show the elevation, trail surfaces, fitness, skill, traffic, safety notes, and highlights. Please consult the maps to ensure you are prepared for what you'll encounter on each section. Some sections are easy, others more difficult.

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See & Do

Want to know what you can do while visiting the South Island of New Zealand during your ride?

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