About this Ride
If you are wanting to enjoy a self guided ride on the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail this summer, we've just made it 100% easier with pre-booked dates!
Accommodation along the trail is struggling to keep up with the demand so we've thought ahead. Our A2O Express trip has been put together from our most popular 6 night / 7 day itinerary with guaranteed, pre-booked dates down the valley.
- Trail Start: Mt Cook Village (inc. helicopter), Jollie River or Tekapo
- Trail Finish: Oamaru
- Self Guided
- Duration: 7 Days, (6 days cycling)
- Dates: Pre booked (see here)
Choose Your Starting Point
|Day 1||Arrive in Twizel by self-arranged transport|
|Day 2||Morning shuttle to start point|
|Day 3||38km cycle from to Lake Ohau Lodge|
|Day 4||42km cycle to Omarama|
|Day 5||68km cycle to Kurow|
|Day 6||40km cycle to Duntroon|
|Day 7||50km cycle to Oamaru|
- Transfers between your accommodation & Cycle Journeys Depot upon arrival
Bike Hire for 6 days - your choice of bike style, Helmet and Rear Rack Bags (Own bike and gear is an option)
Shuttle to Alps 2 Ocean Start Point
Luggage Transfer for each day
6 nights Accommodation (Standard & Superior options available)
3 Dinners, 3 Breakfasts and 2 OR 3 Packed Lunches
Trip itinerary, directions and trail map info
- Helicopter is included with option 3: Mt Cook to Oamaru
- Standard Level - A mix of privately booked holiday home, lodge ensuite rooms, motel unit and farmstay
- Superior Level - Upgrades include lodge room with lake & mountain views at Lake Ohau, higher level of holiday house in Twizel, and on dates where available, a private lodge in Windsor
Note: All rooms are based on a twin/double share price. If you are travelling solo, please ask about our single supplement prices.
|Tekapo to Oamaru||Standard level trip||$1250.00 pp|
|Superior level trip*||$1395.00 pp|
|Jollie River to Oamaru||Standard level trip||$1289.00 pp|
|Superior level trip*||$1470.00 pp|
Mt Cook to Oamaru
(Inc. helicopter over Tasman River)
|Standard level trip||$1395.00 pp|
|Superior level trip*||$1565.00 pp|
Note: All pricing is based on twin share rooms
*Superior Level Trip: The Alps 2 Ocean is situated in a remote area of New Zealand, and with that comes limited accommodation choices. Our Superior Upgrade offers a higher level of lodgings at locations where available. This is typically for 4 of the 6 nights of the trip.
Options and Extras
Our E-bikes are equipped with the latest technology with a smooth and powerful electric motor to provide extra assistance whenever needed. The riding position is upright and comfortable. Riding an E-bike is a great way to enjoy the Alps to Ocean experience.
Pricing: $270.00 per person
Oamaru to Twizel Shuttle
You are welcome to park your car at our Cycle Journeys depot in Twizel and catch our return shuttle from Oamaru on your last day.
The shuttle departs Oamaru at 2:45pm and arrives in Twizel at 4:45pm.
Available on Day 1 or Day 7
Pricing: $45.00 per person (minimum of 2 people required)
To book this trip, please enter the message 'A2O Express' the in the booking enquiry form, or call us at +64 3 377 2060