Your Trusted New Zealand Cycle Trail Expert since 2000

Places We Go Travel Stories Australian actress and model, Megan Gale on a cycling journey of the Otago Central Rail Trail.

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We operate cycling holidays on New Zealand's spectacular Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Trails.

Being locals, we know the area inside and out. Our team has helped thousands of travellers put together memorable Otago Central Rail Trail cycling experiences tailored to their special interests, budgets and time constraints. Get in touch with our friendly team, they are only too willing to help with information and an obligation free quote. 

With depots at both ends of the trail (Clyde and Middlemarch) this enables us to offer plenty of options to suit your requirements, budgets and preferences for the perfect Otago Central Rail Trail cycling experience.

We plan your New Zealand cycle trip to suit your budget and tastes. Our Friendly South Island Cycling Service Includes:


  • FREE ITINERARY PLANNING: We can save you hassle, time and money by organising an Otago Central Rail Trail cycling holiday to suit you.

  • CUSTOM- BUILT BIKES: Designed for maximum comfort and reliability specifically for New Zealand’s cycle trails and leisure cyclists including eBikes.

  • FREE ACCOMMODATION BOOKING SERVICE: We'll organise your Central Otago Rail Trail accommodation to best match your style and budget.

  • LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: Our Otago Central Rail Trail luggage transfer service provides a daily pick up and drop off of your bags to your accommodation.

  • RETURN TRANSPORT: The 150km Otago Central Rail Trail does not loop back to the start. We offer transport to the start and once finished we can collect you, your bikes and bags and transfer you to your vehicle / accommodation in Queenstown / Dunedin.

  • INDEPENDENT OR GUIDED TOURS: Choose from the great number of South Island trails. Self-guided trips can be tailored to include boat excursions, sightseeing, wine tours and more.

  • SECURE CAR STORAGE: Otago Central Rail Trail parking options at both Middlemarch and Clyde

  • BOOK ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES: Side trips be organised to enhance your Central Otago Rail Trail cycling experience


Otago Central Rail Trail Voted New Zealand's Favourite Ride two years in a row.A world of difference
So exciting to see the Otago Central Rail Trail take out the top honour of NZ's Favourite Place to Cycle on both March 2016 and June 2017. If you have not cycled the Otago Central Rail Trail for yourself then maybe it is time to put it on your to do list and come and see what all the fuss is about!

To view a small video clip of the Roxburgh Gorge Cycle Trail in Autumn  CLICK HERE




Otago Central Rail Trail Bike Hire

We offer a range of bikes and bike accessories for hire along the Otago Central Rail Trail:
Trail Journeys Comfort bikes, mountain bikes (for more experienced riders), children’s bikes, tow behind bikes, child seats and tandems.

Trail Journeys, in conjunction with the Avanti New Zealand design team, developed a bike specifically for these cycle trails.  From our years of experience we have identified key areas of comfort and reliability that are important to our customers.

Some Great Features of Our Bikes are:

  • Puncture resistant tyres
  • Wide, padded seats with ergonomic design creating a better fit and maximum comfort
  • Ergonomic handle grips for extra comfort you never expected 
  • High, swept back handlebars creating an upright riding position to take pressure off wrists, necks, shoulders and backs
  • Lightweight yet strong alloy frames
  • Front suspension to reduce vibration for smoother riding

All Our Bikes Come with the Following as Standard Features:

  • Water bottle holder
  • Helmet
  • Speedo/Distance computer
  • Puncture repair kits

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