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.



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.


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:

Cost:$2095.00 NZD

No. of Days:5

Tour Type:,

Support Level:



Kms Per Day:24-59

Grade:1 – Easy

Single Supplement:$450.00 NZD

Bike Hire:From $170

Meals:4B & 4D

Accommodation:4 Nights of 2-3 Star Twin Share with Shared bathrooms.