Transport

Transport on the Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Trails.

Trail Journeys offers a full transport service for all three Central Otago trails; Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold trails, using our buses, vans and trailers. We carry your luggage so you don’t have to!  
We can also transport you and your bike to various sections of the trails or from one end to the other to start, or once you’ve finished cycling. If you are cycling two or more trails we can transport you between the trails.

Otago Central Rail Trail

On the Otago Central Rail Trail, Trail Journeys provides a service between Clyde and Middlemarch each day over the main season (October to April).  This service can pick up and drop off people, bikes and luggage at any of the towns on the Rail Trail.

We depart Clyde around 9.30am and return to Clyde leaving Middlemarch at 2.30pm each day during the main season. This bus arrives back at Clyde at approx 5.00pm.  The cost of this service is $55 per person and $10 per bike.

We also offer transport to and from Pukerangi to link in with the Taieri Gorge Train, which costs $25 per person and $10 per bike.


Off season:
May 1st - September 30th
During the off-season we run the transport service according to demand.

To and from the Trail:

Trail Journeys can also transport you in comfort to the beginning of the trail or return you once you have finished the trail. Please contact our office for more information on times and pricing.  Phone 0800 030 381 or Email: info@trailjourneys.co.nz

Transport service from Dunedin or Queenstown
Trail Journeys provides a free booking service for all the transport operators in and out of Central Otago including Catch a Bus, a door to door service that we operate, Intercity, Atomic Shuttles and Connexions, as well as the Taieri Gorge Train.

Enquire about your transport requirements

Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Trails
On the Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Trails we offer a daily luggage transport service to transport your bags between accommodation providers along the trail for $15 per bag, per day (limit 15kgs per bag).

Transport service from Dunedin or Queenstown
Trail Journeys provides a booking service for all the transport operators to get you to and from these trails with Intercity, Atomic Shuttles and Connexions.

We are also a booking service for Clutha River Cruises and Beaumont Jets, which transport people by boat from Doctor’s Point to Shingle Creek as this section of the trail is not completed.

Chartered Transport

Trail Journeys also offers an ‘on-demand’ or chartered shuttle service to or from the following:

  • Dunedin (including Dunedin Airport)
  • Queenstown
  • Cromwell
  • Clyde
  • Middlemarch
  • Anywhere along the Rail Trail

Please contact our office for more information including pricing.  Phone: 0800 030 381 or Email: info@trailjourneys.co.nz for more information.