Transport

Alps 2 Ocean Cycles

We are available to shuttle your team/with bikes to Mt Cook (either side) for the adventure of a lifetime. We can pickup people up at...

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

Bike, hike or drive – you can go with Lakeland Explorer, Twizel! SHUTTLE Our shuttle service offers local transport for passengers as well as...

North Otago Motor Group

North Otago Motor Group has been renting vehicles in North Otago since 2001. We can offer Alps 2 Ocean riders transport options to suit most...

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...

Trail Adventures

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

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...

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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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