5 Day Otago Rail Trail - Christchurch to Christchurch

Tour Code: GT005

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, 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 leave from Christchurch and end back there after a fun filled 5 days having completed a loop of the East Coast of the South Island. This tour includes the Taieri Gorge railway as a finishing highlight to a great trip.  There are also options to start in Queenstown and end in Dunedin, please ask for details.


Meals as listed, guide and support vehicle, accommodation, train journey, DOC Fees and Otago Rail Trail passport. Please Note: a $100 peak holiday supplement, Christmas, New Year, Easter etc is added to tours with a public holiday.


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The Detail Stuff

Departure Dates:
28 Jan 2024-01 Feb 2024, 24 Mar 2024-28 Mar 2024

Cost:$2395.00 NZD

No. of Days:5

Tour Type:,

Support Level:



Kms Per Day:22 - 59

Grade:1 – Easy

Single Supplement:$495.00 NZD

Bike Hire:From $150

Meals:4B & 4D

Accommodation: 4 nights hotel/motel accommodation on twin share basis, mostly ensuite bathroom facilities