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Otago and New Zealand

Alexandra - the hottest, driest and coldest town in New Zealand, a popular destination for national and international visitors who enjoy the many Alexandra eateries, wineries, parks, artists’ studios and golf courses.

Clyde - A small, historic Central Otago town where some buildings have been refurbished as cafes, bars, and places to stay and also the start and finish of the Otago Central Rail Trail.

Cromwell - Located in the valley of the Upper Clutha, deep in the heart of the dry interior of Central Otago.

Department of Conservation - The Government Department promoting "biodiversity conservation, historic conservation, the conservation experience, conservation partnerships and quality conservation management”

Dunedin City - Information and bookings for a wide range of accommodation options in Dunedin.

Macraes – OceanaGold two hour tour takes in the mine, heritage mining sites, and the historic village of Macraes. 

Maniototo - Bicycle the Otago Central Rail Trail, have a go at curling, step back in time to the 1930′s exploring Ranfurly’s art deco architecture or Visit the high country on a 4WD tour.

Middlemarch - An hour's scenic drive from Dunedin or by train aboard the world class.

Naseby Indoor Curling Rink - Stop in at the Rink when cycling the Otago Central Rail Trail. There are so many things to see and do in Naseby and the greater Maniototo region, and a number of fantastic places to stay.

Naseby Luge - If you're visiting Naseby in the winter season and you’re after a faster-paced sport - take a walk up into the Naseby Forest, to the Ice Luge. A first for the Southern Hemisphere and with 400m of track; you can reach speeds of up to 70kph!

Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust - Take a trip back through a golden era of New Zealand’s history in the South Island’s scenic Otago region. The romance and adventure of the gold rush days is easy to recapture in this rugged landscape.

New Zealand 100% Pure – Information on Otago, things to do, landscapes, cycling, walking, hiking, scenic highlights and Central Otago wines

Taieri Gorge Railway - Departing daily to Pukerangi, or Middlemarch, (seats are limited on Christmas Day). the journey takes you on a journey through the Taieri River Gorge to close to the start and finish of the Otago Central Rail Trail.

Tourism Central Otago – Take a path less travelled, cycle Central Otago. Aside from the main attraction, the Otago Central Rail Trail, the region is criss-crossed with trails for the adventurous or the leisure cyclist and there are lengths to suit any time you might have available.

Rail Trails

Railtrails Australia - A not-for-profit organisation working for the development and promotion of a rail trail network Australia-wide, and part of a growing international movement to develop and promote rail trails.

Rails to Trails Conservancy – a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., and the national voice for more than 150,000 members and supporters, 20,000-plus miles of rail-trail throughout the USA.

RailTrail.com -  World Rail Trail Directory 

Christchurch-Little River Railtrail - will extend 45 km from Hornby (a Christchurch City suburb) to Little River in the Banks Peninsula. This Railtrail is being built in sections and to date over 30 km have been completed.