The Otago Central Rail Trail is a year-round recreational facility, designed for walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders. It is a public reserve and can be walked or ridden in either direction.
These websites have more info:
Getting to the Rail Trail
The Trail follows the old Central Otago branch railway line from Middlemarch to Clyde. The Taieri Gorge Railway is the ideal way to access the rail trail. Select a travel date to Middlemarch...
Old Po Backpackers in Ranfurly
Kokonga Lodge in Ranfurly
Hawkdun Lodge in Ranfurly
Naseby Trail Lodge in Naseby
Middlemarch has its roots in the old Garthmyl Hill Farm, established by E W Humphreys in the late 1860's. Visit the Strath Taieri website to learn more information about the area.
Further information about the Rail Trail, organising your cycle trip and linking to the Rail Trail at Pukerangi when you arrive by train can be found at...railtrail.co.nz
For more information on Accommodation, Transport, Bike Hire or Group Bookings visit the following websites:
Rail Trail Operators and Bike Hire
Trail Journeys has been built up around the very popular Otago Central Rail Trail offering mountain bike hire, complete guided packages, personal railtrail itineraries and transport associated with the railtrail.
Leave the urban treadmill behind take a detour into the high country.
Experience the serenity, the silence, the sweeping vistas and vastness of golden central Otago.
"The Rail Trail 1 Stop Shop" We cater for all your Rail Trail requirements, Comfort and Mountain Bikes, Pannier, Racks, Helmet Hire and more...
Experience New Zealand's ultimate cycling holiday on the Otago Central Rail Trail – 150kms of stunning high country scenery....
Off The Rails
Cycle the Rail Trail in comfort on one of our fully-supported
tours, featuring heritage accommodation, personalised transport
and great bikes - all exclusive to our guests. Our much-loved
guides will help you further explore this historic region.
Adventure South operates a range of guided cycling tours and hiking vacations for all abilities which explore New Zealand’s stunning South Island plus exciting activity based soft adventure holidays.
Is the friendly bike hire and booking company on the Otago Central Rail Trail. We specialise in: Rail Trail Bike hire and
Preparation and booking of travel on the Otago Central Rail Trail along with helpful advice so you can make the most of your time on the Rail Trail.
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