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Otago Rail Trail & Central Otago Bike Hire

Custom bikes designed specifically for NZ Cycle Trails

When it comes cycling holidays we're sure you'll agree that the most important part is riding on a high quality, reliable bike. That's why we teamed up with leading bicycle manufacturers to develop custom bikes that specifically handle the trail conditions found on New Zealand's Cycle Trails.

When you rent a bike from us you can expect:

    Puncture resistant tyres

    Ergonomic gel seats for a better fit and maximum comfort

    Reliable Shimano componentry

    Ergonomic handle grips for comfort you never expected 

    High, swept back handlebars creating an upright riding position to take pressure off wrists, necks, shoulders and backs

    Front suspension to reduce vibration, allowing for a smoother ride

    Strong lightweight rear carrier with carrier bags or a set of panniers (saddle bags)*

    If you prefer you are welcome to bring your own seat and pedals – we’ll be only too happy to fit them for you.

    All bikes come standard with: water bottle holder, helmet, speedo/distance computer and puncture repair kits.

    *not available on mountain bikes.

Complete Back-up and Support

Bike hire on the Otago Rail Trail and beyond comes with complete back-up and support. Should there be a problem during your ride you can relax knowing we are only a phone call away. With our regular shuttles out along the trail everyday during the season we are usually not far from being able to get you back in the saddle quickly.

Hire your bike now

Check our range of bikes available below. Simply full out the form and let us know what you're looking for and one of our team will soon be in touch to finalise your arrangements.

Standard Trail Bike
Rail Trail Comfort Bikes - Standard

Our trail bikes are ideal for the Otago Central Rail Trail and other similar gravel trails. They feature an upright riding position, front suspension and a gel seat for maximum comfort. With their Australasian-designed Avanti frames and proven Shimano and Tektro componentry, these bikes ensure the best possible riding experience.  

Price from $55 per day.

Trail Journeys Bikes
Rail Trail Comfort Bikes - Low step

Our low-step trail bikes are ideal for the Otago Central Rail Trail and other similar gravel trails. They feature an upright riding position, front suspension, swept back handlebars and a gel seat for maximum comfort, and a low-step frame to make getting on and off easy. With their Australasian-designed Avanti frames and proven Shimano and Tektro componentry, these bikes ensure the best possible riding experience.  

Price from $55 per day.

Electric Bike
Electric Bike

E-bikes have made cycle touring possible and pleasurable for a wide range of people. They are simple to operate, and eliminate much of the cycling strain from legs and knees. Our European-designed E-bikes are built with comfort and ease of operation in mind, and feature unisex frames, 29” wheels, front suspension and proven Bosch electronics.  

Price from $100 per day.

Scott Mountain Bike
Mountain Bikes

Traditional mountain bikes are the bike of choice for more challenging terrain, or for those riders who prefer a more ‘aggressive’ riding position. Our mountain bikes feature 29” or 27.5” wheels, hydraulic disc brakes and front suspension. 

Price from $55 per day.

Childs trailer
Kid's Trailers

A covered two-wheeled trailer, designed for 1-2 smaller children.  These are towed behind adults bikes. 

Price from $35 per day.

Child's Seat
Baby Seat

Fitted in place of a carrier on one of our trail bikes and is for up to 3 years 

Price from $25 per day.

20' childs bike
Children's Mountain Bikes - 20"

Small bikes, with 20” wheels (single speed).  Designed for most children aged between 4-7 years.

Price from $30 per day.

tag along bike
Tag Along Bike

A ‘third wheel’ trailer fitted with handlebars, pedals and seat for a small child.

Price from $30 per day.

24' childs bike
Children's Mountain Bikes - 24"

24” wheels (seven gears, twist shift).  Designed for most children aged between 8-11 years.

Price from $35 per day.

Tandem Bike
Tandem Bikes

A mountain bike built for two. Twice the fun? How good is your relationship?  

Price from $100 per day.

Trail Journeys is able to cater for those less able with the use of recumbent bikes. |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
Recumbent Tandem Bike

Another bicycle built for two, but in this case the front rider sits in a comfortable reclined seat and has the option to participate in the pedaling, but does not have to.  Designed for people who would ordinarily not be able to cycle the trail.  



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