This One Day Taste the Trail ex Dunedin Package has you cycling on the famous Otago Central Rail Trail through Central Otago, New Zealand. Ideal for all ages and experience and incorporating an informative bus trip, cycling and a stunning train ride this 1 day option is definitely something you should put on your to do list.
Your cycle adventure starts in Dunedin at 8.00am where we will pick you up from your accommodation by our Catch A Bus service and take you through the vast Maniototo Plains to Ranfurly. On the way we will call into our Middlemarch office to fit you on our custom built bikes. Our driver will set you off at Ranfurly where you will cycle 30kms on the Otago Central Rail Trail (slightly downhill direction) through to Hyde. The days highlight must be the lovely trail section between Daisybank and Hyde with the Taieri River close by, Capburn and Prices Creek bridges followed by the last tunnel certainly make this a very special part of the trail.
You will be picked up from Hyde on our bus for your transport through to the train station to meet the Taieri Gorge Train for your 2 hour fantastic train journey back to Dunedin.
- Cycle equipment (bike hire, helmet, puncture repair kit, panniers and trail documentation) - Snacks for on the trail and a lunch pack - Transport: Dunedin to Ranfurly by bus - Transport Hyde to Middlemarch and then onto Pukerangi Train Station - Taieri Gorge Train from Pukerangi to Dunedin (arriving Dunedin Railway Station 6.30pm)
Please note: Available 1st November to 30th April Saturday - Thursday but not available on Fridays