MacKenzie Country Hotel

0800 500 869| [email protected]| Corner Ostler & Wairepo Roads, Twizel

We encourage you to sample our southern hospitality in our fully licensed restaurant and bar.

Our menus, à la carte and buffet, are designed for both the heart warming and satisfying aspects that NZ food can offer, complemented by our fully licensed bar. All seasons are catered for - from hot summer days to warming by the feature stone fireplaces in the winter.

Teamed with our warm and friendly service from our restaurant crew, we want you to relax and enjoy the surroundings as much as we enjoy working in one of the most unique landscapes New Zealand has to offer.

Cycling the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail takes a lot of energy - refresh and replenish with our hearty food and range of beverages.

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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?

See our Instagram photos #Alps2Ocean
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