Oamaru i-SITE

+64 3 434 1656| [email protected]| www.waitakinz.com 1 Thames Street, Oamaru

Welcome to the Oamaru i-SITE - we've got you covered for everything you need in the area. We're also Alps 2 Ocean booking agents - we can create your entire itinerary. Let us take care of transport, accommodation, cycle hire, luggage transfer and return shuttles. Get in touch and let us help you get your A2O adventure booked!

We have a wide range of official Alps 2 Ocean merchandise to purchase - including water bottles, t-shirts, caps, magnets and more. Show the world you've conquered the A2O!

Our staff have expert local knowledge and are here to assist international and domestic visitors with information and bookings. We can help with accommodation and activities in the local area as well as throughout New Zealand.

We can book ferries, rail, and buses for you.
Let us know what event you are putting on and we can add it to our events calendar, put a poster up and if you need us to we can provide an outlet for selling the tickets.

Copying, printing and faxing available for reasonable charges.

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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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Need a place to say during your ride from the Alps to the Ocean? You can book all your accommodation through Trail Partners listed here on this website...

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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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