Alps 2 Ocean Cycles

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+64 3 434 5222| [email protected]| 1 Argyle Street, Weston Oamaru 9401, New Zealand
Point of difference

Oamaru based Alps 2 Ocean Cycles hire top quality, comfortable and reliable bicycles. We also hire cars, mini busses and bike trailers and provide a collection / drop off service for you, your group or even your car by prior arrangement, when you hire from us.

Perfect to enjoy the nearby Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail and the fabulous Waitaki area.

Directions from nearest town

Oamaru is located near the finish line of the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail on the east coast of the south island, 1 ¼ hours drive north of Dunedin and about three hours drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown airports and also about three hours drive from the start of the A2O at Aoraki/Mt Cook.

Our comfort bikes are ideal for the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail - complete with suspension, gel seat, carrier, pannier, water bottle holder.

Our panniers are 3 way –2 large side bags and a top bag.

Ladies and gents bikes are available with sizes to suit dwarfs and giraffes and those in between. We have a tandem, kids buggy and a tagalong too.

We also have 25 cars and vans available for self-drive.

Rental cars are available from $45 per day - including insurance and unlimited kms. Our rental cars and vans are suitable to take bikes or tow shuttle trailers and are available for hire with or without hire bikes. Our hire vans seat up to 12 people.

Bike racks are available and our trailers are capable of carrying up to 13 bikes.

Your hired bikes and / or hired vehicles and trailers can be picked up in Oamaru or we can be deliver them to you at your chosen starting point, collect your vehicle and drop that off to your chosen finish point for us to collect your hire bikes or vehicle again and allow you to continue on your way bike free...

We can also pickup you and your group up at Christchurch, Dunedin or Queenstown airports. So give us a call, as we run our service on demand and are available at any time!!

As a suggestion, see the Moeraki Boulders, visit the penguins and generally enjoy the sights around the area before or after your Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail adventure!

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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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