5 Day Otago Rail Trail - Queenstown to Christchurch

Tour Code: GT007

After exploring the newly established Queenstown Cycle Trails, it’s time for a scenic and historic journey into the heart of Otago, offering 150 kilometres of changing landscapes, high country sheep stations, river gorges, tunnels and viaducts. At Ranfurly, try your hand at the sport of curling, before rounding off the journey in style aboard the Taieri Express, rated one of the world’s great rail trips.

   

Highlights

Otago Rail Trail, Queenstown Cycle Trails, Taieri Gorge Express Railway and Curling in Naseby

Tour Route Map

Tour Detail

Focused around riding the Otago Rail Trail, this tour does a lot more than just that. We start by exploring the Queenstown Cycle Trails before stopping at a winery en route to Clyde for the start of the main event. This tour includes the Taieri Gorge railway as a finishing highlight to a great trip.  There are also options to end in Dunedin, please ask for details.

Inclusions

Meals as listed, guides and support vehicle, accommodation, train journey, DOC Fees and Otago Rail Trail passport. Please Note: a $50 surcharge is added to tours with a public holiday.

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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
18 Dec 2017-22 Dec 2017, 15 Jan 2018-19 Jan 2018, 12 Feb 2018-16 Feb 2018, 12 Mar 2018-16 Mar 2018, 09 Apr 2018-13 Apr 2018, 19 Nov 2018-23 Nov 2018, 18 Dec 2018-22 Dec 2018, 14 Jan 2019-18 Jan 2019, 04 Feb 2019-08 Feb 2019, 04 Mar 2019-08 Mar 2019, 01 Apr 2019-05 Apr 2019

Cost:$1695.00 NZD

No. of Days:5

Tour Type:,

Support Level:

Start:Queenstown

Finish:Christchurch

Kms Per Day:24-59

Grade:1 – Easy

Single Supplement:$385.00 NZD

Bike Hire:From $170

Meals:4B & 4D

Accommodation:4 Nights of 2-3 Star Twin Share with Shared bathrooms. Upgrade available to Private bathrooms on nights 1 & 2 for $130