Shawty's Cafe

+64 3 435 3155| [email protected]| 4a Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand

Experience delicious cuisine, excellent service and great atmosphere. We have an everchanging รก la carte menu as well as a daily cabinet. Check out our gluten free options and try the best espresso coffee in Twizel.

We can also supply delicious packed lunches for cyclists!

Our warm and charming atmosphere will instantly relax you while our attentive staff spoils you. In summer we have a cosy terrace with lots of sunshine, in winter we have the fire place roaring to keep you warm, too.

Situated in the heart of the Market Place in Twizel, Shawtys Cafe and Restaurant is the perfect destination for your break, whether a quick stop-by for a coffee or a nice extensive meal.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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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.

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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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