Twizel, South Island, NZ

Tel: 0800 224 475 or 03 377 2060 (within NZ)
Tel: +64 3 377 2060 (international)

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Lower Trail

Lower Trail

About this Ride

Alps 2 Ocean

  • Trail Start: Omarama
  • Trail Finish: Oamaru
  • Self Guided
  • Distance: 149km 
  • Duration: 3-5 Days
  • Season: 1st October - 20th May

A 3, 4 or 5 day experience through the mighty Waitaki Valley. Wind your way through the magnificent lakes and dams scattered throughout the region. Visit Richie McCaw country in Kurow, explore the Elephant Rocks of Duntroon and finish up in the whitestone township of Oamaru.   

Personalise your package by choosing from our range of bikes, and differing accommodation levels.


  • Bike Hire - your choice of bike style, Helmet, Rear Rack Bag (Own bike and gear is an option)
  • Shuttle to the start of your ride
  • Luggage transfer (each day)
  • Accommodation each night (click here for accommodation levels)
  • Trip itinerary, directions and trail map info
  • Some meals (Dependant on accommodation level)

Ask us about additional shuttles and transport shuttles

Please note if you do not require some of the items included in the package these can easily be deducted. 

Starting Point Omarama

To see the full A2O trail on Google Maps click here

Omarama to Oamaru

  • Duration: Choose from 3-5 days 
  • Meet at the Cycle Journeys Depot in Twizel for a bike fitting and trail information
  • Stay the night in Twizel and take the shuttle to the small mountain village of Omarama on day 1
  • Or: Stay the night in Omarama on day 1
  • Start your Alps 2 Ocean ride from the Omarama township
  • Finish Oamaru

2A Wairepo Road, Twizel, New Zealand

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