A2O Cycle Tours

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+6434282912| [email protected]| www.a2ocycletours.co.nz Queenstown
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THE ORIGINAL A2O CYCLE TOURS - we've been providing top quality all inclusive cycling adventures on the Alps 2 Ocean for over 10 years!

A2O Cycle Tours provide small group, all-inclusive cycle tours with top quality bikes and ebikes included. We stay at fabulous accommodation, eat at the best restaurants and provide full vehicle support, letting you enjoy the trails at your own pace. Our friendly experienced tour guides provide a personal level of service and can adapt the itinerary to suit the conditions ensuring you have the best possible experience. We ride the full length of the A2O trail from the original Aoraki/Mt Cook start to Oamaru and include the helicopter, hot tubs and wine tasting along the way!

We've been operating on the A2O since the day it opened and have designed our tours to give you the best experience possible. We’ve selected the best accommodation, best restaurants and include everything you need to have a great week with your friends. We limit our tour size to ensure we can guarantee exceptional service. Everything is included in the price (excluding alcohol) so there are no hidden costs. All our tours start on a Monday morning and finish on Saturday evening in Queenstown.

We are one of the only companies to ride the entire length of the Alps 2 Ocean, including the helicopter across the Tasman River.

After the stunning alpine region, we lead you along the trail as it meanders through the Waitaki Valley, past the hydro electricity lakes and along the Vanished World limestone wonders with some fun and interesting side trips on the way to Oamaru at the Pacific Ocean.

The riding is spread over 6 days, with drink breaks and our famous make-your-own picnics along the trails. Our itinerary is designed to ensure the cycling is achievable for most abilities and average fitness levels. Particularly if you choose our fantastic ebikes!! We are able to cater for groups of mixed ability and experience. We are able to customize private tours for larger groups, if required.

To join one of our scheduled tours or to arrange a private itinerary please visit our website and send an enquiry for more information. We operate cycle tours on other trails under the name " Escape by Cycle'.

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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 view details

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.

Trail Details & Maps view details

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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