Cycle Journeys

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+64 3 377 2060| [email protected]| 3 Benmore Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
Point of difference

Great Memories – No Worries As the longest serving operator on the trail, Cycle Journeys has been helping cyclists experience the magic of the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail since 2012. Whether you’re a large group wanting someone to take care of all the hard bits, or a solo rider wanting bike hire for a day ride - we can cater for just about every need on the trail.

Packaged Trips
Choose from our range of spectacular, self-guided Alps 2 Ocean cycling packages. Personalise your package by choosing from our range of bikes, starting points, differing accommodation levels, and number of days to complete your trip in. We'll help you plan the best itinerary for your style and level of fitness.

Bike Hire
We know the Alps 2 Ocean trail inside and out and have chosen our large fleet of bikes to suit both your style of travel and the trail. Available for multi-day or one-day hire from our Twizel depot, we can even transport your bike back from the end of your ride. Our fleet includes mountain bikes, comfort bikes, full suspension bikes, electric bikes and kids bikes, all with a range of sizes to allow us to best fit your height and level of experience.

We have a network of shuttle transport covering all parts of the Alps 2 Ocean trail, dedicated to getting you and your bike to any place you wish to start or end your ride. See our website for timetables and prices.

Luggage Transfers
Our luggage transfer service takes the hassle out of moving your bags between stays, so that it’s available for you on arrival at the end of a great days cycle. Any excess bags can be moved in time to meet you at the end of the trip, or if not needed down the trail, we can store this at our depot.

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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.

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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