3 miles
Distance
132 ft
Climb
-109 ft
Descent
1,386 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding Area
    Omarama
    Omarama
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • OSM Way

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

​For over 300 km visitors can experience some of the most beautiful scenery New Zealand has to offer. Suitable for all ages, the trail is an easy grade, and offers a pleasing mix of on and off-road trails which link the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean. Allow 4-6 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. alps2ocean.com for more info.

Access Info

Where Quailburn Road meets the highway, take the off-road trail which leads through the Ahuriri Camp Ground [42km]. Exit the camp ground and cross over the Ahuriri river using the road bridge. A short off-road trail then takes you to Omarama.

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More Stats for Alps 2 Ocean: Quailburn Road start to Omarama bike trail
  • Altitude change
    23 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,332 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,363 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,386 ft
  • Grade
    0.145%
  • Grade max
    -16.927%
  • Grade min
    9.368%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    4,599 ft
  • Distance flat
    4,775 ft
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