Winter Otago Rail Trail - PureTrails NZ

Explore the Otago Rail Trail with PureTrails NZ’s 5 day winter cycling tour. Enjoy 150km of easy cycling through the stunning Central Otago winter wonderland landscape, and warm up beside cosy fires in the taverns along the way and meet the locals.


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Escape the gloom of winter and venture south on a winter sojourn to the Otago Rail Trail. Enjoy the spectacular winter scenery of Central Otago, and bike the trail from Middlemarch to Clyde in the crisp clear days that winter brings. Enjoy comfortable accommodation including a night at the historic Dansey’s Pass Coach Inn.

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If you're lucky, wake up to snow blanketing the ground in the quaint village of St Bathan’s. Experience the warmth of southern hospitality while our hosts enjoy some downtime that the season brings. Challenge yourself with something new and partake in clay target shooting on the Duncan farm in Wedderburn, or try Nasebys’ thrilling ice luge, or more sedate ice skating.

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Winter Otago Rail Trail - PureTrails NZ, 11a Langstone Lane, Northcote, Christchurch, Christchurch - Canterbury, 8052, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 6pm 7 days
Months of operation:
Jun, Jul, Aug

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
10 minutes drive from Christchurch airport
Proximity to town:
10 minutes drive from Christchurch city centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $1,975.00
Other charges:
Optional bike hire $190; ebike hire $450, single supplement $350
Further pricing information:
Bookings will be confirmed and held on receipt of a deposit by PureTrails New Zealand. Payment in full must be received in full at least 60 days prior to departure.

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