Alps 2 Ocean

A20 sign up close. a2o only

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is truly one of New Zealand’s great rides!


For over 300 km and dropping in altitude 780m, visitors can experience some of the most beautiful scenery New Zealand has to offer.


Suitable for all ages, the trail is mostly of an easy grade, and offers a pleasing mix of on and off-road trails which link the Southern Alps to the mighty Pacific Ocean.


Allow 6 – 8 days for the entire ride, or simply try out a day excursion. Whichever option you choose, the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is sure to be a memorable experience.


Highlights include:


  • Aoraki/Mt Cook
  • Elephant Rocks
  • Snow-capped Mountains
  • Clay Cliffs
  • Golden Tussock Landscapes
  • Maori Rock Art
  • Pacific Ocean
  • The Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony
  • Limestone Cliffs
  • Boutique Shops
  • Turquoise Coloured Lake Pukaki
  • Vineyards
  • Oamaru’s Victorian Precinct
  • Waitaki Lakes

Alps 2 Oceans maps*

* maps provided by A2O and are subject to change