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SELF GUIDED RAIL TRAIL TOUR – 4 DAYS

GRADE 1   4 DAYS

From NZ$700pp

• One of our most popular tour packages.
• Completing the Original Great Ride open since the year 2000
• You cycle the trail over 4 days (around 4-5 hours cycling a day for someone with average fitness) and Bike It Now! take care of everything else!
• Choose from standard, superior or boutique accommodation options

Day One - Clyde to Omakau 37kms
via The River Track, Alexandra, Galloway (Check out the Ladies waiting room), Chatto Creek, Tigerhill then include a side trip to Ophir to see NZ' s oldest Post office and most amazing bridge
Day Two - Omakau to Wedderburn 41kms
via Lauder Station, the longest bridge, Poolburn Gorge (with its tunnels and viaduct), Ida valley, Hayes Engineering, Gilchrist Store (Nz's oldest) Golden Progress Mine, Trail high point, Wedderburn Red Shed
Day Three - Wedderburn to Hyde 46kms
Wedderburn Good Shed made famous by a Graham Sydney painting, Wedderburn Station, Ranfurly Railway Station, Art Deco town, Waipiata Man, Taieri Lake, Daisybank, Prices Creek Tunnel and Viaduct, Hyde township, Hyde Railway station
Day Four - Hyde to Middlemarch 27kms
Hyde Train disaster site, Rock and Pillar range, Ngapuna Station, Middlemarch Station

• Door to door collection from Queenstown by one of our friendly team and a scenic drive to Clyde. We run two services a day 8am and 2pm.
• Bike Hire on Trek Roscoe 7's, with 27+ wheels and tyres for the smoothest ride, these have hydraulic disc brakes with high quality Shimano components.
•Includes: 2 side mounted panniers, helmet, wireless cycle computer, gender specific saddle, dual density gel seat cover, ergo grips and water bottle holder – we recommend staying the night before you start riding in Clyde. You can collect your bikes after 3pm that day at no extra cost.
• NZ Manufactured water bottle
• Personalised bike fitting and trail briefing over a coffee at one of our local cafes.
• Accommodation that is selected to suit your style and group
• Daily continental breakfast
• Daily luggage transfers with 15kg per bag weight allowance, extra bags can be stored or transferred to the end of the trail.
• Bike Relocations
• Otago Central Rail Trail passports

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Options

  • Upgrade to a Merida Electric bike for an extra $50 per day ( Please specify if needs to be a step through version)

What it will cost:

There are three grades of accommodation, generally all accommodation includes a continental breakfast. The exact price will depend on the accomodation that is available and suitable for your group.

Standard Accommodation (mainly share bathrooms)

  •  from $700.00pp add a night in Clyde from $65pp B&B

Superior Accommodation (ensuite/own bathroom)

  •  from $800.00pp add a night in Clyde from $105pp B&B

Boutique/Lodge Accommodation

  • Price on application, please talk to us about your requirements. Upgrade to the best accommodation on the trail every night or one night for a special treat or occasion!

Accommodation is based on twin share and single supplements will apply for single travelers wanting their own room.

The trail finishes in Middlemarch .You have the choice of continuing on to Dunedin by door to door shuttle including stops at Dunedin airport or returning to Queenstown via Clyde by shuttle bus. You just need to let us know your preference and we will advise the cost and add it on to your tour.

SELF GUIDED RAIL TRAIL TOUR – 4 DAYS

GRADE 1   4 DAYS

From NZ$700pp

Bike it Now!

SELF GUIDED RAIL TRAIL TOUR – 4 DAYS