Experience for yourself why thousands of people love exploring The Otago Central Rail Trail at a leisurely pace. Whatever your interest are, there's something here for you.
Discover old historic gold-mining villages, country pubs, rugged scenery, or try some great off-trail adventures... check out all the things to "See and Do" on our site. Get a group of friends together and come and find what "Southern Hospitality" is all about.
NZ's Original Great Ride
New Zealands’s first Rail Trail and Original Great Ride opened in 2000...Read More
Otago Central Railway
The Otago Central Railway – from 1879 – 1990. Called “One of the Great...Read More
The Otago Central Rail Trail - New Zealand's Original Great Ride Strat...Read More
Rail Trail Numbers
Trail users comprise of those who complete the entire trail together w...Read More
Who we are The Otago Central Rail Trail Trust was originally establi...Read More
The Department of Conservation The Rail Trail has been developed by DO...Read More
The compacted gravel pathway is easy to cycle or walk on – as it was m...Read More
Open all seasons
Central Otago is one of the few places in New Zealand with four truly ...Read More
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