Combine the new Lake Dunstan Trail with the iconic Otago Central Rail trail on this 5 day self-guided trip. From Cromwell you'll head through the wine-country of Bannockburn before heading through the stunning Cromwell Gorge featuring swing bridges and 'clip-on' trails. You'll then head out on the Rail Trail, exploring the tunnels and viaducts as you enjoy local hospitality and weave your way to Middlemarch. Extra activities such as curling in Naseby, Hayes Engineering Works and a wine tour fit perfectly into this slower paced itinerary.
Day 1 - Lake Dunstan Trail: Cycle - 40km
Day 2 - Clyde to Omakau or Lauder: Cycle 37km - 44km
Day 3 - Omakau or Lauder to Wedderburn: Cycle 24km - 31km
Day 4 - Wedderburn to Waipiata, Kokonga or Hyde: Cycle 21km - 46km
Day 5 - Waipiata, Kokonga or Hyde to Middlemarch: Cycle 52km - 27km
Twin/Double Room (4 Nights)
Dates From: 12 Oct 21 - 31 Dec 22
Twin from $1,115.
NOTE: Not included:
Extra transport (e.g. to/from Queenstown or Dunedin)
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Optional activities and upgrades
- Standard bike hire for 5 days including helmet, repair kit and odometer (e-bike upgrade available)
- 4 nights standard comfort accommodation on twin share basis (superior upgrade available)
- Transport from Middlemarch to Clyde at the end of your trip (Transport to/from Queenstown can be added)
- 4 x breakfasts
- Luggage transfers each day (weight limit of 15kg)
- Detailed trip itinerary and map
- Otago Central Rail Trail Passport
- $5 Donation to the Haehaeata National Heritage Trust
- Panniers (optional extra)
Terms and Conditions
PACKAGE TERMS & CONDITIONS: It is our policy to present the cost of our holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices. Closeout and blackout periods apply over school holidays and peak holiday periods & availability of seats & rooms is likely to be very limited over this time . Valid for sales to 31 Dec 2021. Valid for travel commenced and completed within the period 1 Oct 2021 to 30 Apr 2023 (unless otherwise specified).Based on land only tours, no pre/post tour accommodation or flights included
Moderate level of fitness required for all tours.
Please enquire for sole use, e-bike costs and child pricing. Options available should you choose to bring your own bike, pricing on request.
Prices shown are based on per person costs in New Zealand Dollars, for payment by cash, cheque or eftpos only. Credit card sales not permitted unless Travel Agent acts as a merchant. Events beyond our control such as currency fluctuations and changes to the price of aviation fuel may result in prices variations . Strict cancellation fees apply. Packages are based on consecutive nights. For full terms and conditions and cancellation fees please contact your local travel agent for more information. Trade enquiries via GO Holidays.]]>