Trail Journeys is your Trusted Cycle Trail Expert since 2000

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We operate on the spectacular Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Trails.

Whether you’re after bike hire, bag transfers, transport, an itinerary or some advice - give us a call or email us. Our friendly team is only too willing to help with information or a no obligation quote. Being locals, we know the area inside and out!
Our team has helped thousands of travellers put together great itineraries tailored to their special interests, budgets and time constraints.

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

Trail Journeys’ Friendly Service Includes:

  • FREE itinerary planning for your cycling holiday. Take the hassle out of booking your cycling adventure. We can save you time and money by organising and booking a biking holiday to suit you.
  • Custom-built Avanti bikes designed for maximum comfort and reliability specifically for cycle trails and leisure cyclists
  • FREE accommodation booking service: we can organise accommodation to best match your style and budget.
  • Luggage transfer service - a daily pick up and and drop off of your bags to your accommodation
  • 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 / Queenstown / Dunedin
  • Independent or Guided Tours including boat excursions, sightseeing, wine tours and more
  • Secure car storage options at both Middlemarch and Clyde
  • Side trips and additional activities to enhance your experience

We plan your cycle trip to suit your budget and tastes


Bike Hire

We offer a range of bikes and bike accessories for hire:
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
Let Us Create Your Custom Itinerary
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