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Truly see the South Islands rugged beauty via our luxury bike experiences

With the guarantee of treasures you won’t find anywhere else in New Zealand, our luxury cycle experiences let you discover the best of what our regions have to offer. With a variety of unique itineraries, you get the serendipity that comes with an adventure paired with the finest luxury services, accommodation and dining that we arrange for you.

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Our Experiences

We are the only company specializing in luxury cycle experiences in Central Otago and beyond since 2004. See below for what’s possible…

THE LUXURY

Gourmet Alps 2 Ocean Experience

Join us on NZ’s premier Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Experience. This cycling culinary journey takes you on a gastronomical adventure from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean. If you love food, wine and craft beer while being active and enjoying luxury, this gourmet cycle experience is for you. Ride along the shores of great lakes, over huge hydro dams, and soak in hot tubs below the stars. All done in style with The Luxury Trail Co.

THE LUXURY

Rail Trail Classic Experience

Our original luxury rail trail itinerary running since 2004. An amazing 4 days of cycling along the famous Otago Central Rail Trail. Get off the trail a little and enjoy fun activities off the bike like curling. Visit historic gold mining towns and get a taste of some of the best Central Otago has to offer, leaving you wanting to come back for more.

THE LUXURY

Gourmet Rail Trail Experience

Our premier luxury experience, this cycling culinary journey takes you on a gastronomical adventure along the Otago Central Rail Trail. If you love food, wine and craft beer while being active and enjoying luxury, this gourmet experience is for you. Cycle through the breath-taking views, fascinating history and sample some of Otago’s finest accommodation, gourmet and country pub dining.

THE LUXURY

Clutha Classic Experience

The Lake Dunstan and Roxburgh Gorge Trails

Perfect for a short get away or combined with the Otago Central Rail Trail. Cycle along Lake Dunstan, the mighty Clutha River then all the way down the spectacular Roxburgh Gorge. Experience a jet boat ride and get to see some of the gold mining history along the way, all based from your luxury lodgings in Clyde.

THE LUXURY

Central Otago Gold

The Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge Trail and Lake Dunstan Trail

Can’t decide which Trail to cycle? Get A taste of Central Otago’s three great trails! Based from your luxury accommodation in Clyde, you’ll get to sample three amazing and very different trails, giving you a taste of what cycling in Central Otago has to offer, all done in style and luxury.

We only do luxury

The Luxury Trail Co. experiences are paired with the finest luxury services, accommodation and dining that we arrange especially for you.

ACCOMMODATION

Ending each day with style

As part of our unique itineraries, you will only ever stay in luxury accommodation and the best available depending on where you are. We have done our research and found the best throughout the Otago region and beyond. Handpicked accommodation that boasts character, refinement and absolute comfort. You will always finish your day with peace of mind, knowing that what is at the end of your ride that day is just pure luxury and relaxation.

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ACCOMMODATION

Ending each day with style

As part of our unique itineraries, you will only ever stay in luxury accommodation and the best available depending on where you are. We have done our research and found the best throughout the Otago region and beyond. Handpicked accommodation that boasts character, refinement and absolute comfort. You will always finish your day with peace of mind, knowing that what is at the end of your ride that day is just pure luxury and relaxation.

CUISINE

Gourmet dining

Our Experiences aim to take you on not just amazing cycling adventures but also amazing culinary journeys from fine dining to classic pub meals and great pies. Enjoy the breathtaking Central Otago Trails and more with us and you’ll also get to indulge in some of the finest gourmet wining and dining available.

Luxury Trail Co. Cuisine

CUISINE

Gourmet dining

Our Experiences aim to take you on not just amazing cycling adventures but also amazing culinary journeys from fine dining to classic pub meals and great pies. Enjoy the breathtaking Central Otago Trails and more with us and you’ll also get to indulge in some of the finest gourmet wining and dining available.

ACTIVITIES

More hidden gems

Although you will get to see more than you may dream of on our Experiences, there are still so many more hidden gems in the Otago region that you might not want to miss! Check out our Explore page to see what other highlights you can add to your adventure.

EXPLORE NOW
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ACTIVITIES

More hidden gems

Although you will get to see more than you may dream of on our Experiences, there are still so many more hidden gems in the Otago region that you might not want to miss! Check out our Explore page to see what other highlights you can add to your adventure.

EXPLORE NOW

What people say

  • star rating  A very special trip, what a wonderful team who provided everything for a great, comfortable and very well fed trip.

    Scottrodgers
    13 April 2021

    star rating  We were fortunate enough to have an amazing 4 days with great friends, cycling the Rail Trail from Clyde to Middlemarch.

    The weather was fantastic, the daily... read more

    Sabbatical2018LoveIt
    1 February 2021

    star rating  An amazing tour thanks to the team at Luxury Rail Trail Tours.
    We travelled with 12 friends for two special occasions and everyone is still raving about this holiday.... read more

    Paradisebeachpapamoa
    4 April 2021
  • star rating  Highly recommended, we had the most wonderful time. Nick and Andrea are very knowledgeable, professional and great to talk to. Them and the rest of the team made... read more

    29Silviarue
    11 January 2021

    star rating  Very very good organisers, both the owner Nick and our main guide Roscoe
    Accommodation was perfect, no small beds, lots of fluffy towels, and small touches.
    Everything well organised. Great... read more

    RobertS13200
    15 March 2021

    star rating  We were initially a little overwhelmed by the choice of operators to help us cycle the rail trail and almost gave up booking anything. We wanted a personal experience... read more

    RidgwayPark
    17 January 2021
  • star rating  Right from the beginning of enquiring to the celebration lunch at the end of the trail, it was an incredible experience. Nick, Andrea and team are so professional, easy to... read more

    WLMD0
    17 December 2020

    star rating  We were booked and had to postpone 3 times due to Covid restrictions. We had paid the full price up front and were encouraged to postpone, which was fine. However... read more

    Barbara L
    28 November 2021

    star rating  I had an amazing time thanks to Nick, Andrea, and Clare. The three of them worked together as a team to look after me and to make sure that... read more

    BobBlackadderJones
    17 February 2021
  • star rating  We had a wonderful experience cycling the Otago Rail Trail with friends and family. LRT are a first class operator and made the experience super easy and fun. ... read more

    SophieM4161
    7 February 2021

    star rating  We did the Otago Rail Trail in the last week of March. We had a great time. Nick,Andrea, Rosco, Claire and Gwyneth were amazing, friendly and welcoming. Accommodation was outstanding... read more

    Wharepoa63
    12 April 2021

    star rating  This tour exceeded all expectations from the brilliant accomodating communication to the food, accom, bike equipment and scenery. Don't miss curling in Nasby, it is 'must do'.
    Cheers Sos... read more

    Sunshine53563689895
    7 December 2020

What people say

  • star rating  I had an amazing time thanks to Nick, Andrea, and Clare. The three of them worked together as a team to look after me and to make sure that... read more

    BobBlackadderJones
    17 February 2021
  • star rating  A very special trip, what a wonderful team who provided everything for a great, comfortable and very well fed trip.

    Scottrodgers
    13 April 2021
  • star rating  We were initially a little overwhelmed by the choice of operators to help us cycle the rail trail and almost gave up booking anything. We wanted a personal experience... read more

    RidgwayPark
    17 January 2021
  • star rating  Very very good organisers, both the owner Nick and our main guide Roscoe
    Accommodation was perfect, no small beds, lots of fluffy towels, and small touches.
    Everything well organised. Great... read more

    RobertS13200
    15 March 2021
  • star rating  We were fortunate enough to have an amazing 4 days with great friends, cycling the Rail Trail from Clyde to Middlemarch.

    The weather was fantastic, the daily... read more

    Sabbatical2018LoveIt
    1 February 2021
  • star rating  Highly recommended, we had the most wonderful time. Nick and Andrea are very knowledgeable, professional and great to talk to. Them and the rest of the team made... read more

    29Silviarue
    11 January 2021
  • star rating  Right from the beginning of enquiring to the celebration lunch at the end of the trail, it was an incredible experience. Nick, Andrea and team are so professional, easy to... read more

    WLMD0
    17 December 2020
  • star rating  We had a wonderful experience cycling the Otago Rail Trail with friends and family. LRT are a first class operator and made the experience super easy and fun. ... read more

    SophieM4161
    7 February 2021
  • star rating  We did the Otago Rail Trail in the last week of March. We had a great time. Nick,Andrea, Rosco, Claire and Gwyneth were amazing, friendly and welcoming. Accommodation was outstanding... read more

    Wharepoa63
    12 April 2021
  • star rating  This tour exceeded all expectations from the brilliant accomodating communication to the food, accom, bike equipment and scenery. Don't miss curling in Nasby, it is 'must do'.
    Cheers Sos... read more

    Sunshine53563689895
    7 December 2020
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