Victor Nelson Cycles

+64 3 434 9077| [email protected]| 231 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand


The team at Victor Nelson Cycles are passionate about cycling. A family business since 1947, we can advise you on the best products for you and your bike.


Our bike shop is a great place to find the bikes and parts you need. We are familiar with the capabilities of all our bikes and know exactly what will work best for you. Our selection includes everything from high performance mountain bikes, BMX bikes, comfortable leisure bikes and bikes for little beginners.


We have a great range of accessories to dress you & your bike up. You'll find plenty of ways to express yourself and increase functionality. Find things that sparkle and excite kids, smart accessories for refined riders; great accessories for dressing up leisure bikes and the coolest accessories for BMX bikes.


We know you love your bike and our bike shop is a great place to come for bike repairs. We take expert care of every bike, and with our own fully certified Shimano mechanic on-site, we have all the skills and equipment needed to do the job right. Your bike will be in capable and professional hands when you bring it to us.

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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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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 & Maps

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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