Off The Rails

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OFF THE RAILS offers carefree cycling holidays on the Otago Central Rail Trail near Queenstown. With us as your support crew, this eco-friendly New Zealand bicycle tour is a fun and achievable adventure for the whole family.

Off The Rails

OFF THE RAILS offers fully-supported cycling holidays on the 150 km Rail Trail from September to May each year.   Tours feature our own heritage accommodation, personalized transport and front-suspension comfort geometry bikes. Enjoy an achievable adventure on the Rail Trail and take the opportunity to further explore the region with our dedicated and experienced guides - all you need do is turn the pedals. We work with groups of 2 - 12 riders - you won't get lost in the crowd with us!

We will also do custom tours over the cooler months by arrangement. Contact us for information about full day wine tours, 4 wheel drive adventures, gold panning etc.

All of our Premium Tours Cycle Tours feature the following items included in the cost:

  • Pick up from your accommodation at Queenstown *
  • The services of a driver each day who is there to assist if required - our drivers are experts in their field and have a wealth of local knowledge
  • Front suspension Avanti comfort geometry bikes that are designed for trail riding -  bikes come fully equipped with front and rear panniers, a helmet, cycle computer and a torch for the tunnels
  • Accommodation at one of Off The Rails heritage properties in Ranfurly
  • Personalised transport to and from the trail each day
  • Evening excursions to iconic local eateries. Including complimentary curling in historic Naseby
  • Return to Queenstown or transport to the Taieri Gorge Railway

* pickups/dropoffs from other locations also possible


From October to May we also operate a casual bike hire from 32 Charlemont Street. Ranfurly.


  • Spring Open
  • Summer Open
  • Autumn Open
  • Winter Open


  • 32 Charlemont Street, Ranfurly, South Island


  • AWOD
  • NZCT new
  • qualmark silver