Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trips

Choose from a day to an entire week for your Alps 2 Ocean Trail adventure

Take the hassle and risk out of planning it all, with our pre-arranged trips.

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For a day of spectacular scenery biking on A2O lakeside trails and canals. We provide your bike, equipment one-way transport and back up support. We can help you choose the best ride for you. Optional picnic or dining.

lake pukaki alps 2 ocean cycle trial

  • Tekapo – Tekapo Canal – Lake Pukaki – Twizel 55km
  • Lake Pukaki (- trail choices) – Twizel- 25-40km
  • Lake Ohau – Pukaki/Ohau Canals – Twizel40km
  • Ahuriri – Benmore (- Omarama optional) 20-30km
Priced from $75 discounted for groups.
 
 

A2O Day Trip – Lake Pukaki

Itinerary:

Pre-trip: arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, at Twizel Information Centre
Day trip: shuttle to Lake Pukaki, cycle A2OTrail to Twizel (25-40km)
Post-trip: return equipment by 4pm to Twizel Information Centre, after 4pm Mackenzie Country Hotel
Price: $80 per person (10% discount for 3+ people)

Includes:

Bike and equipment, transport to or from trail, maps, directions, important contacts.

Variations on the standard trip ride and *Optional extras

40-55km $90 SHW8 Tekapo canal crossing to Twizel

55km $100 Tekapo to Twizel

65km $130 Lake Pukaki to Lake Ohau Lodge (includes 2 x transport to/from trail) 

*Packed lunch $18

 

A2O Day Trip – Lake Ohau 

Itinerary:
Pre-trip: arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, at Twizel Information Centre
Day trip: shuttle to Lake Ohau Lodge (for coffee or lunch) cycle A2o Trail to Twizel (40km)
Post-trip: return equipment by 4pm to Twizel Information Centre, after 4pm Mackenzie Country Hotel
Price: $90 per person (10% discount for 3+ people)
Includes:
Bike and equipment, maps, directions, important contacts Shuttle to trail start or from trail end
Variations on the standard trip ride and *Optional extras
Cycle Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama (80km ride for fit cyclists only, same price).
*Omarama Hot Tubs for a post ride soak before your return shuttle to Twizel
*Packed lunch $18
 

A2O Day Trip – Ahuriri Benmore 

Itinerary:
Pre-trip arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, at Twizel Information Centre
Trip – 25km shuttle to Quailburn, cycle A2O Trail to Sailors Cutting Lake Benmore (25km) return shuttle to Twizel from Sailors Cutting or
Trip – 40km cycle back to Omarama for a post ride Hot Tub soak before return shuttle to Twizel
Price: $130 per person (10% discount for 3 + people)
Includes:
Bike and equipment, maps, directions, important contacts, 2x transport to/from trail
*Optional extras
*Omarama Hot Tubs
*Packed lunch $18

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Enjoy a weekend A2O cycling adventure with family or friends

2 nights and 2 days cycling A2O Mackenzie.

Apls 2 Ocean Cycle Trips - Lake Pukaki

  • Twizel – Tekapo – Twizel – Lake Ohau
  • Twizel – Mt Cook – Braemar Stn – Twizel
  •  Twizel – Mt Cook -Twizel – Lake Ohau
  •  Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama 

Option 1: Twizel – Tekapo – Twizel – Lake Ohau

Itinerary:
choose Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday

Pre-trip: arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel
Day 1: morning shuttle to Tekapo, cycle to Twizel (55km) stay overnight

Day 2: cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau (40km) afternoon shttle Lake Ohau to Twizel
Post-trip: finish in Twizel
Price from: $575 per person standard level accommodation

$625 per person superior level accommodation

Includes:

2 nights accommodation (double or twin share)

All trip meals breakfast, lunch, dinner (excludes pre trip and post trip dinner)

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, shuttle to trail start, shuttle from trail end

Optional extras: Post trip overnight stay in Twizel

 

Option 2a: Twizel – Mt Cook – Braemar Stn – Twizel 

Itinerary: Friday/Saturday 

Pre-trip: Thursday arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel
Day 1: Friday morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter flight, cycle to Braemar Station (40km)

Day 2: cycle to Twizel (40km)
Price from: $650 per person standard level accommodation

$700 per person superior level accommodation

 

Option 2b: Twizel – Mt Cook – Twizel –  Lake Ohau

Itinerary: Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday

Pre-trip: arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel
Day 1: morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter flight, *cycle to Twizel (80km)

Day 2: cycle to Lake Ohau (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel
Price from: $700 per person standard level accommodation

$765 per person superior level accommodation

Option 2a & 2b Price Includes: 

2 nights accommodation (double or twin share)

All trip meals breakfast, lunch, dinner (excludes pre trip and post trip dinner)

Bike and equipment (pannier for Braemar), itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, shuttle to Mt Cook trail start (plus from Lake Ohau 2b) Helicopter flight

Optional extras: 2b Shuttle Lake Pukaki to Twizel (55km ride) Post trip overnight stay in Twizel

 

Option 3: Twizel -Lake Ohau – Omarama 

Itinerary: Sunday/Monday

Pre-trip: arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel
Sunday : cycle to Lake Ohau (40km) stay overnight

Monday: cycle to Omarama(40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel

Post trip: finish in Twizel. Optional overnight stay
Price from: $475 per person standard level accommodation

$500 per person superior level accommodation

Price Includes: 

2 nights accommodation (double or twin share)

All trip meals breakfast, lunch, dinner (excludes pre trip and post trip dinner)

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, luggage transfer, shuttle from trail end

Optional extras:

Monday Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak before return transport to Twizel

Monday Post trip overnight stay Twizel

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The luxury of a longer weekend for 3 or 4 nights/days A2O cycling

3 nights and 3 days cycling A2O Mackenzie

  • MacKenzie SunsetTekapo – Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama
  •  Mt Cook – Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama 
4 nights and 4 days cycling A2O Mackenzie
  •   Mt Cook – Braemar Station – Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama

Option 1: Tekapo – Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama

Itinerary:
Friday – Saturday – Sunday – Monday

Pre-trip: Friday, arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel
Saturday: morning shuttle to Tekapo, cycle to Twizel (55km or 40km) stay overnight

Sunday: cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau (40km) stay overnight
Monday: cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel

Post-trip: finish in Twizel
Price from: $815 per person standard level accommodation

$995 per person superior level accommodation

Includes:

3 nights accommodation (double or twin share)

All trip meals breakfast, lunch, dinner (excludes pre trip and post trip dinner)

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, shuttle to trail start, shuttle from trail end

Optional extras: 

Monday Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak.

Monday post trip overnight stay Omarama or Twizel.

 

Option 2: Mt Cook – Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama

Itinerary:
Friday – Saturday – Sunday – Monday

Pre-trip: Friday, arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel
Saturday: morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter flight, * cycle to Twizel (80km)

Sunday: *cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau (40km) stay overnight
Monday: cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel

Post-trip: finish in Twizel
Price from: $995 per person standard level accommodation

$1175 per person superior level accommodation

Includes:

3 nights accommodation (double or twin share)

All trip meals breakfast, lunch & dinner (excludes pre trip and post trip dinner)

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, shuttle to trail start, shuttle from trail end

Optional extras:

Saturday shuttle from Lake Pukaki to Twizel

Sunday shuttle from Twizel to Lake Pukaki

Monday Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak

Monday post trip overnight stay Omarama or Twizel.

 

Option 3: Mt Cook – Braemar Station – Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama

Itinerary:
Thursday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday – Monday

Pre-trip: Thursday, arrive Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel
Friday: morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter & cycle to Braemar Station (40km) stay overnight

Saturday: cycle to Twizel (40km) stay overnight

Sunday: cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau (40km) stay overnight
Monday: cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel

Post-trip: finish in Twizel
Price from: $1,325 per person standard level accommodation

$1,495 per person superior level accommodation

Includes:

4 nights accommodation (double or twin share)

All trip meals breakfast, lunch & dinner (excludes pre trip and post trip dinner)

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, shuttle to trail start Mt Cook, shuttle from trail end Omarama, Helicopter flight

Optional extras:

Monday Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak.

Monday post trip overnight stay Omarama or Twizel.

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Take a week to enjoy the entire Alps 2 Ocean Trail

6 nights/6 days cycling
  • Tekapo to Oamaru
  • Mt Cook to Oamaru
7 nights/7 days cycling
  • Mt Cook to Oamaru

Option 1: Tekapo to Oamaru

Itinerary:
Friday: travel to Twizel,  bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel Saturday: morning shuttle to Tekapo, cycle to Twizel, stay overnight Sunday: cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau, stay overnight Monday: cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama, stay overnight Tuesday: cycle Omarama to Kurow area, stay overnight Wednesday: cycle Kurow to Duntroon area, stay overnight Thursday: cycle Duntroon area to Oamaru Post-trip: finish in Oamaru or shuttle to Twizel Price from: $1,495 per person standard level accommodation $1,675 per person superior level accommodation Price Includes: 6 nights accommodation (double or twin share) All trip meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner, excludes pre trip and post trip dinner) Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, shuttle to trail start, luggage transfers Optional extras: Monday Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak Post trip overnight stay Oamaru or Twizel Post trip afternoon shuttle Oamaru to Twizel  

Option 2: Mt Cook to Oamaru

Itinerary:
Friday:  travel to Twizel,  bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel Saturday: morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter flight, *cycle to Twizel (80km) Sunday: cycle *Twizel to Lake Ohau (40km), stay overnight Monday: cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama, stay overnight Tuesday: cycle Omarama to Kurow area, stay overnight Wednesday: cycle Kurow to Duntroon area, stay overnight Thursday: cycle Duntroon area to Oamaru Post-trip: finish in Oamaru or shuttle to Twizel Price from: $1,670 per person standard level accommodation $1,850 per person superior level accommodation Price Includes: Same as option 3 see below Optional extras: Saturday shuttle from Lake Pukaki to Twizel Sunday shuttle from Twizel to Lake Pukaki Other optional extras same as for Option 3  

Option 3: Mt Cook to Oamaru

Itinerary:
Thursday: travel to Twizel, bike & equipment fitting, stay overnight in Twizel Friday: morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter flight, cycle to Braemar stay overnight Saturday: cycle to Twizel, stay overnight Sunday: cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau, stay overnight Monday: cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama, stay overnight Tuesday: cycle Omarama to Kurow area, stay overnight Wednesday: cycle Kurow to Duntroon area, stay overnight Thursday: cycle Duntroon area to Oamaru Post-trip: finish in Oamaru or shuttle to Twizel Price from: $1,985 per person standard level accommodation $2,165 per person superior level accommodation Price Includes: 7 nights accommodation (double or twin share) All trip meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner, excludes pre trip and post trip dinner) Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, shuttle to trail start, helicopter flight, luggage transfers/pannier hire for Braemar Station Optional extras: Monday Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak Post trip overnight stay Oamaru or Twizel Post trip afternoon shuttle Oamaru to Twizel Book Now