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.

Whether you’re after bike hire along the Otago Rail Trail, bag transfers, transport, an Otago Rail Trail cycling itinerary or some advice - give us a call or email us.

Being locals, we know the area inside and out. Our team has helped thousands of travellers put together memorable Otago 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 Rail Trail cycling experience.

We plan your New Zealand cycle trip to suit your budget and tastes.
ur Friendly Otago Cycling Service Includes:


  • FREE ITINERARY PLANNING: We can save you hassle, time and money by organising an Otago 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

  • FREE ACCOMMODATION BOOKING SERVICE: We can organise Otago Rail Trail accommodation to best match your style and budget

  • LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: Our Otago 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 trails in the Otago or Nelson region. Self-guided trips can be tailored to include boat excursions, sightseeing, wine tours and more

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

  • BOOK ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES: Side trips be organised to enhance your 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 toCycle on both March 2016 and June 2017. If you have not cycled the Otago 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 Rail Trail Bike Hire

We offer a range of bikes and bike accessories for hire along the Otago 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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