Bike Rental and Supported 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.

  • Day trips
  • Multi Day Trips
  • A2O Trail Support

Rental Locations

  • Twizel Information Centre – 8.30am – 4.30pm daily
  • Mackenzie Country Hotel –  8am – 8pm daily
  • Multi day rentals by arrangement

Options & Pricing

  • Mountain bikes
  • Town/trail bikes
  • Bar style frames and step through comfort bikes available

            1 hr $30          3 hr $40          1 day $50

Rental Includes – carrier bag, safety equipment, repair kit, trail information and maps

Extras – child bikes, infant seats, pannier bags

Bike Twizel – great local trails

Rent a bike and go exploring

Take a Twizel Map or follow signposts to guide you around town, canal roads, river lake and forest trails or book one of our great A2O Day-tripper Cycle Trips.

Priced from $90 discounted for groups.

For a day of spectacular scenery biking on A2O lakeside trails and canals.

We provide your bike, equipment, transport and back up support. We help you choose the best ride for your day’s cycling.

Picnic and dining options available.

lake pukaki alps 2 ocean cycle trial

 
A2O Day Trip – Lake Pukaki

Priced from $90 discounted for groups.

 

Itinerary:

Pre-trip: meet outside Twizel Information Centre for bike & equipment fitting.
Day trip: shuttle to Lake Pukaki, cycle A2O Trail to Twizel (25-40km)
Post-trip: return equipment to Twizel Information Centre or Mackenzie Country Hotel
Includes: 

Bike and equipment, transport, maps, directions, important contacts.

Options available for shorter or longer trips
Variations on the standard trip ride include: Mt Cook (55km or 75km) includes helicopter flight. Tekapo (40-55km)

 

Optional extras: 

Packed lunch $18

A2O Day Trip – Lake Ohau 

Priced from $100 discounted for groups.
 
Itinerary:

Pre-trip: meet outside Twizel Information Centre for bike & equipment fitting.
Day trip: shuttle to Lake Ohau, cycle A2OTrail to Twizel (40km) 

Post-trip: return equipment to Twizel Information Centre or Mackenzie Country Hotel

Includes: 

Bike and equipment, transport, maps, directions, important contacts.

Options available for shorter or longer trips

Variations on the standard trip ride include:

Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama (80km ride for fit cyclists only)

Lake Ohau – Omarama (40km) Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama (80km ride for fit cyclists only) Lake Ohau – Omarama (40km)

Optional Extras:

Coffee or lunch at Lake Ohau Lodge

Packed Lunch $18

Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak before shuttle to Twizel (Omarama rides only)

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A2O Day Trip – Lake Benmore 

Priced from $130 discounted for groups.
 
Itinerary:
Pre-trip: meet outside Twizel Information Centre for bike & equipment fitting.
Day trip: shuttle to Quailburn, cycle A2O Trail – Lake Benmore Sailors Cutting (25km) or Cycle back to Omarama for post ride Hot Tub soak before return shuttle to Twizel (40km)
Post-trip: return shuttle to Twizel 
Includes: 
Bike and equipment, maps, directions, important contacts, transport to/from trail.
 
Options available for shorter or longer trips
 

Optional Extras:

Coffee or lunch at Wrinkley Rams Omarama

Packed Lunch $18

Omarama Hot Tubs post ride soak before shuttle to Twizel (Omarama rides only)

 

Extra information you need to know:

  • We cater for small groups with personal, friendly service
  • Feel free to email us your inquiry
  • If driving to Twizel car parking is available while you are away.
  • Public transport daily from Christchurch and Queenstown Airports to Twizel
 

Enjoy a weekend A2O cycling adventure with family or friends

A2O Weekender Trips

Priced from $560 per personApls 2 Ocean Cycle Trips - Lake Pukaki

Includes:

2 nights and 2 days cycling A2O Mackenzie.

Two night’s accommodation double or twin share, standard or superior level

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

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, transport

Option 1: Tekapo – Twizel – Lake Ohau

Itinerary:
Thursday/Friday/Saturday or Friday/Saturday/Sunday – 2 nights/2 days cycling

Pre-trip: Thursday/Friday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: shuttle to Tekapo trail start, cycle to Twizel (55km) stay overnight 

Day 2: cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau (40km) afternoon transport to Twizel
Post-trip: finish in Twizel

Optional extras: 

Post trip overnight stay in Twizel

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Option 2a: Mt Cook – Braemar Station – Twizel 

Itinerary:

Thursday/Friday/Saturday – 2 nights/2 days cycling

Pre-trip: Thursday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: Friday morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter flight, cycle to Braemar Station (35km)

Day 2: Saturday cycle to Twizel (40km)
Post-trip: finish in Twizel

Optional extras:

Post trip overnight stay in Twizel

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Option 2b: Mt Cook – Twizel –  Lake Ohau

Itinerary:
Thursday/Friday/Saturday or Friday/Saturday/Sunday – 2 nights/2 days cycling

Pre-trip: Thursday/Friday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: morning shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter flight, cycle to Twizel (75km)

Day 2: cycle to Lake Ohau (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel Post-trip: finish in Twizel

Optional extras:

Post trip overnight stay in Twizel or Lake Ohau

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Option 3: Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama 

Itinerary:

Saturday/Sunday/Monday – 2 nights/2 days cycling

Pre-trip: Saturday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: Sunday cycle to Lake Ohau (40km) stay overnight

Day 2: Monday cycle to Omarama(40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel Post-trip: finish in Twizel

Optional extras:

Post trip overnight stay in Twizel or Omarama.

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Extra information you need to know:

  • We cater for small groups with personal friendly service
  • Feel free to email us your inquiry
  • Accommodation is a mix of motel, hotel, lodge, private cottage, farm-stay, B&B.
  • Standard = good quality own bathroom. Superior = very good quality own bathroom.
  • Meals are a mix of café, restaurant, host prepared meals, daily packed lunches.
  • If driving to Twizel car parking is available while you are away.
  • Public transport daily from Christchurch and Queenstown Airports to Twizel.
  • Luggage is transferred daily to your accommodation (maximum weight per bag 15kg)
  • Overnight stays at Braemar Station you carry a bike pannier with overnight items.

The luxury of a longer weekend enjoy cycling the Alps2Ocean Trail

A2O Long Weekender

MacKenzie SunsetPriced from $920 per person

Includes:

3 nights/3 days or 4 nights/4 days cycling the Alps2Ocean Trail

Three or four night’s accommodation double or twin share, standard or superior level

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

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, transport

Option 1: Tekapo – Twizel – Lake Ohau – Omarama

Itinerary:
Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday – 3 nights/3 days cycling 
Pre-trip: Friday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: Saturday shuttle to Tekapo trail start, cycle to Twizel (55km) stay overnight 

Day 2: Sunday cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau (40km) stay overnight
Day 3: Monday cycle to Omarama (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel
Post-trip: finish in Twizel

Optional extras: 
Post trip overnight stay in Twizel or Omarama, Omarama Hot Tub
 

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

Itinerary:
Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday – 3 days/nights cycling 

Pre-trip: Friday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: Saturday shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter, cycle Lake Pukaki (50km) or Twizel (75km) 

Day 2: Sunday cycle to Lake Ohau (40km)
Day 3: Monday cycle to Omarama (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel 

Post-trip: finish in Twizel 

Optional extras: 

Post trip overnight stay in Twizel or Omarama, Omarama Hot Tub

 

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

Itinerary:
Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday – 4 days/nights cycling 

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

Day 2: Saturday cycle to Twizel (40km) stay overnight 

Day 3: Sunday cycle to Lake Ohau (40km) stay overnight
Day 4: Monday cycle to Omarama (40km) afternoon shuttle to Twizel 

Post-trip: finish in Twizel 

Optional extras: 

Post trip overnight stay in Twizel or Omarama, Omarama Hot Tub

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Option 4: A2O Long Weekender Waitaki Valley

Itinerary: Sunday/Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday – 4 nights/4 days cycling

Pre-trip: Sunday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay Twizel
Day 1: Monday shuttle to Omarama, cycle to Otematata area stay overnight

Day 2: Tuesday cycle to Kurow area stay overnight

Day 3: Wednesday cycle to Duntroon area stay overnight

Day 4: Thursday cycle to Oamaru

Post-trip: finish in Oamaru afternoon shuttle to Twizel

Optional extras: 

Post trip overnight stay in Oamaru or Twizel

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Extra information you need to know:

  • We cater for small groups with personal friendly service
  • Feel free to email your inquiry
  • Accommodation is a mix of motel, hotel, lodge, private cottage, farm-stay, B&B.
  • Standard – good quality own bathroom. Superior – higher quality own bathroom.
  • Meals are a mix of café, restaurant, host prepared meals, daily packed lunches.
  • If driving to Twizel car parking is available while you are away.
  • Public transport daily from Christchurch and Queenstown Airports to Twizel.
  • Luggage is transferred daily to your accommodation (maximum weight per bag 15kg)
  • Overnight stays at Braemar Station you carry a bike pannier with overnight items.

Take a week’s holiday to enjoy the entire trail

A2O Week Away

Priced from $1,670 per person

Includes:

6 nights/6 days or 7 nights/7 days cycling The Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail

Six or seven night’s accommodation double or twin share, standard or superior level

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

Bike and equipment, itinerary, trail notes, maps, directions, important contacts, transport.

Option 1: Tekapo – Oamaru

6 nights/6 days cycling
 
Itinerary:

Pre-trip: Friday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: Saturday shuttle to Tekapo trail start, cycle to Twizel stay overnight

Day 2: Sunday cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau stay overnight
Day 3: Monday cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama stay overnight
Day 4: Tuesday cycle Omarama to Kurow area stay overnight
Day 5: Wednesday cycle Kurow area to Duntroon area stay overnight
Day 6: Thursday cycle Duntroon area to Oamaru
Post-trip: finish in Oamaru or shuttle to Twizel

 

Optional extras:

Monday Omarama Hot Tub, Post trip overnight stay in Oamaru or Twizel

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Option 2: Mt Cook – Oamaru

6 nights/6 days cycling
 
Itinerary:

Pre-trip: Thursday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: Friday shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter, cycle to Lake Pukaki or Twizel
Day 2: Saturday cycle Braemar Station to Twizel stay overnight
Day 3: Sunday cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau stay overnight
Day 4: Monday cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama stay overnight
Day 5: Tuesday cycle Omarama to Kurow area stay overnight
Day 6: Wednesday cycle Kurow area to Duntroon area stay overnight
Day 7: Thursday cycle Duntroon area to Oamaru
Post-trip: finish in Oamaru or shuttle to Twizel

Optional extras:

Monday Omarama Hot Tub, Post trip overnight stay in Oamaru or Twizel

Book Now

Option 3: Mt Cook to Oamaru

7 nights/7 days cycling
 
Itinerary:

Pre-trip: Thursday arrive Twizel, bike and equipment fitting, overnight stay in Twizel
Day 1: Friday shuttle to Mt Cook, helicopter, cycle to Lake Pukaki or Twizel
Day 2: Saturday cycle Braemar Station to Twizel stay overnight
Day 3: Sunday cycle Twizel to Lake Ohau stay overnight
Day 4: Monday cycle Lake Ohau to Omarama stay overnight
Day 5: Tuesday cycle Omarama to Kurow area stay overnight
Day 6: Wednesday cycle Kurow area to Duntroon area stay overnight
Day 7: Thursday cycle Duntroon area to Oamaru
Post-trip: finish in Oamaru or shuttle to Twizel

Optional extras: 

Monday Omarama Hot Tub, Post trip overnight stay in Oamaru or Twizel

Book Now

Extra information you need to know:

  • We cater for small groups with personal friendly service
  • Feel free to email your inquiry
  • Accommodation is a mix of motel, hotel, lodge, private cottage, farm-stay, B&B.
  • Standard – good quality own bathroom. Superior – higher quality own bathroom.
  • Meals are a mix of café, restaurant, host prepared meals, daily packed lunches.
  • If driving to Twizel car parking is available while you are away.
  • Public transport daily from Christchurch and Queenstown Airports to Twizel.
  • Luggage is transferred daily to your accommodation (maximum weight per bag 15kg)
  • Overnight stays at Braemar Station you carry a bike pannier with overnight items.

Bike Rental and Alps 2 Ocean Meeting Locations