Luggage Transfer

While cycling the trail, you'll stay overnight in different towns along the way which means you'll need to get your luggage from place to place. Below are a selection of friendly local operators with whom you can arrange your luggage transfers with. 

Cook Connection

Offering plenty of sightseeing and photo stops, the relaxed and friendly local crew provides a great shuttle bus service within the Mackenzie...

Cycle Journeys

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

Lakeland Explorer

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

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...

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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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