Otago Central Rail Trail: the original Great Ride

The Otago Central Rail Trail is New Zealand’s original ‘Great Ride’ cycle trail.


Immerse yourself in the Central Otago landscape. © Otago Central Rail Trail Trust.

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Alexandra Garden Court Motel Visit website

We are located on the edge of Alexandra, in a quiet country like setting opposite the Otago Central Rail Trail. Set in 2 acres of . . . More . . . 

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New Zealand on film: more than hobbits and snowy mountainscapes

Movies have put New Zealand on the map. But there's much more to New Zealand film than The Lord of the Rings... Read the story . . . 

Alexandra Holiday Park

Riverside location. All types of accommodation from campsites to self contained, suits all pockets! Close to Rail Trail, aquatic centre, golf course, fishing, mountain bike/walking . . . More . . . 

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Otago Rail Experience

Take a spectacular day-trip by train up the Taieri Gorge, or use the Taieri Gorge Railway to transport you to the start of the Central Otago Rail Trail. Read the story . . . 

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Centennial Court Motel & Hotel

Close to town centre. 33 modern refurbished units consisting of executive, business, family suites and studio units. Restaurant on site open Mon to Saturday with . . . More . . . 

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Clutha Gold and Roxburgh Gorge: cycling the Otago river trails

Rain or shine, cycling Otago’s river trails in winter proves to be a beautiful adventure. Read the story . . . 

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Alexandra Motor Lodge

Modern fully self-contained centrally heated ground-floor studio, 1 & 2-brm units (extra TV in bedroom) 50 + SKY Guest Select. Serviced daily. Queen beds. . . . More . . . 

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Taking our time: cycling the Otago Central Rail Trail

The Otago Central Rail Trail is open all year round, so riders can pick their preferred season or return multiple times to experience the ever-changing scenery. Read the story . . . 

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Almond Court Motel

Almond Court Motel is located in a quiet residential area of Alexandra, In the heart of Central Otago. Fantastic location for the business travellers, couples, . . . More . . . 

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Alexandra Heights Motel

Ten spacious studio and 2 bedroom units with well equipped kitchens. Several with spa baths and 1 is a large 2 bedroom access unit, Handy . . . More . . . 

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AL Park View Motel

Alexandra is the gateway to Central Otago and only a short distance from everything this region has to offer. It is well known for it’s . . . More . . . 

Bike it Now!

Bike It Now is the little bike shop based in Clyde. With the successful opening of our retail shop; making available to Central Otago well-known . . . More . . . 

Alexandra Tourist Park

Situated in the heart of Central Otago, the Alexandra Tourist Park offers a range of facilities for the holidaymaker who seeks affordable accommodation and easy . . . More . . . 

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ASURE Avenue Motel

ASURE Avenue Motel offers 13 high quality spacious units with executive style comfort, these include 6 studio, 4 two bedroom and 3 one bedroom units; . . . More . . . 

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