Sports and Outdoors

Why not pull out all the stops and add even more adventure to your Rail Trail trip?

Whether you are into adrenaline-pumping action, or you prefer more relaxed sit-back-and-enjoy-spectacular-scenery type trips, there is something for all.

  • Hunting


    There are a lot of “outdoor types” in the Maniototo and hunting is a p...Read More

  • Fishing


    If you want to experience Central Otago at a more sedate pace, then so...Read More

  • Mountain Biking

    Mountain Biking

    Central Otago has been called “Mountain Bikers Heaven” by those in the...Read More

  • Water


    Water – the life-blood of Central Otago. It provides irrigation and po...Read More

  • Nature Spotting

    Nature Spotting

    Plenty of time to "stop and stare.” There are no snakes or nasties tha...Read More

  • Nature Plants

    Nature Plants

    As you would expect, the plants that you will see growing here are ada...Read More

  • Ice and Snow

    Ice and Snow

    Ice skating and curling used to be winter sports here – but now you ca...Read More

  • Upper Manorburn Dam

    Upper Manorburn Dam

    If you're keen on fishing, Upper Manorburn Dam should be to your likin...Read More

  • Poolburn Dam

    Poolburn Dam

    Poolburn dam was built in 1931 as an irrigation supply for Ida Valley ...Read More