Active Adventures

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We believe that scenery needs to be experienced, not seen through a bus window. So we'll take you to our mountains, rainforests, lagoons, fiords and volcanoes - and we'll walk, cycle and paddle through them. You don't have to be an athlete to come on one of our trips, but you need to be interested in experiencing New Zealand's incredible scenery in an active manner!


We’re Active Adventures New Zealand and for over 20 years we’ve been offering fully guided, multi-day hiking, biking and kayaking trips around NZ.

Our newest adventure, the ‘Weka’ trip combines the very best of New Zealand’s cycling and hiking trails into an action-packed 13 days. This is the dream itinerary for fellow biking enthusiasts who’re keen to experience a variety of the South Island’s bike trails, including the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, which you’ll ride on day’s 10 and 11 from Omarama to Lake Ohau and then on to Twizel (sections 3 & 4).

We’re Kiwis and we love sharing our backyard! You can rest assured knowing you’ll be looked after with legendary hospitality, by the locals, in the places we know and love the best. Off-the-beaten-track by day and in cosy lodgings by night, join us on the ‘Weka’ for a trip of a lifetime.

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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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