Plan your trip with the Alps2Ocean Trail specialists!


Trail Adventures is an Oamaru-based company which is set up to provide you with an Alps 2 Ocean cycle experience which is second to none. If you wish to get a taste of the ‘REAL NZ’ and cycle through some of New Zealand’s most diverse and picturesque landscapes, Trail Adventures will tailor a trip to suit you or you can join one our pre arranged Self Guided Tours Below.



We offer you:


  • Quality cycle hire
  • Self guided full tour options
  • “A2O Highlights” – our one day excursions
  • Transport to suit your requirements
  • Accommodation booking service
  • Car and cycle storage on site
  • A2O merchandise  
  • Shower and toilet facilites
  • Camp sites at the finish point of the trail

Let Trail Adventures use their knowledge of the area and cycling experience to create a tour package to meet your needs. We can support you throughout your entire trip, or simply provide you with a comfortable level of assistance along the way. We can arrange all of your accommodation and transport needs and provide opportunities to explore many fantastic activities along the way.

Airport transfers are available also.



Trail Adventures have chosen quality hybrid bikes as being best suited to the A2O trail.They are set up for touring, and come complete with rear panniers, spare tube bag, drink bottle holder and pump. We will do our best to provide any other equipment to meet your needs. We also carry more rugged 29er bikes for those who wish to go ‘off trail’. Bike trailers are available for hire to transport the bikes to your chosen location.



We are locals here at Trail Adventures and we’d love to be able to be involved in your cycle journey at any level. We can provide you with transport to any part of the trail and can also uplift you from most South Island airports and drop you off again once you’ve finished your journey. During your transport we will share our knowledge of the trail with you and advise you on additional activities which you may want to explore along the way so that you get the most enjoyment out A2O cycle experience. We’ll also do our best to assist you with any luggage shuttle requirements that you may have so that you can cycle as light as possible ……. but still have your necessary – luxury’s!!



Trip Structure: We’ll provide your Christchurch pickup (airport or accommodation) and then it’s all on for the next 8 nights on the Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail. You’ll enjoy a wonderful array of accommodation through out your trip and your daily ride distances are comfortable enough to allow you plenty of time to enjoy all that the A2O has to offer!!


The following is included in this package:

  1. Airport pickup and dropoff;
  2. Eight nights accommodation B&B;
  3. Four evening meals and three cut lunches;
  4. Daily luggage transport between accommodation;
  5. Merida Hybrid cycle hire;
  6. Phone support service;
  7. Complimentary treats and Oamaru town sightseeing tour. 


This cycle trip will provide you with wonderful memories that’ll stay with you forever!



  • February 12th – 20th / Full Sorry
  • March 11th – 19th / Full Sorry
  • April 8th – 16th / 10 spaces available

2016 – 2017 tour dates – enquire now to secure your place!!



Upcoming A2O transport dates: Enquire to see how we can assist with luggage transfers and transporting you and your bikes to various parts of the trail. As we have a good volume of work coming through in 2016 we will be moving up and down the A2O regularly which enables us to provide transport services at reasonable costs.



Check out :  Ride Advisor Australia to locate cycle hire and tour operators through out Australasia