Otago Central Rail Trail

New Zealand's Original Great Ride offers some of the best cycling in New Zealand. Open all year round- ride without traffic, under Central Otago’s big skies surrounded by amazing landscapes and steeped in "Southern Hospitality".

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Explore Our Trail

The Trail makes a connection between a number of small communities rich with stories and heritage. Download our Trail Map and start your journey.

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CLYDE ALEXANDRA CHATTO CREEK OMAKAU OPHIR NASEBY LAUDER WEDDERBURN OTUREHUA RANFURLY WAIPIATA KOKONGA HYDE MIDDLEMARCH CENTRAL OTAGO DUNEDIN MACRAES FLAT QUEENSTOWN ROXBURGH CENTRAL OTAGO CLYDE ALEXANDRA CHATTO CREEK OMAKAU LAUDER WEDDERBURN OTUREHUA RANFURLY WAIPIATA KOKONGA HYDE MIDDLEMARCH

Ride the Trail

The Trail itself is free. You can plan and travel independently or select a Tour Planner to arrange an experience that's right for you.

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