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When Is The Best Time To Cycle The Otago Central Rail Trail?

When is the best time to cycle The Otago Central Rail Trail?

The Rail Trail season runs from September through to May & to be honest! Any time is the best time to cycle the trail! Autumn – (March, April & May) Undoubtedly the most popular time to cycle the trail. The weather is still warm & settled although a little chillier…

Get Off The Beaten Track With The Luxury Trail Co

Get off the Beaten Track with The Luxury Trail Co

Did you know that we have just invested in a brand new fleet of full-suspension e-bikes? This means we can take you off the beaten track and explore some exciting new trails! We have lots of exciting back- country cycling packages in the making – watch this space!    …

Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

Join us on NZ’s premier Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Experience. This cycling culinary journey takes you on a gastronomical adventure from the Alps 2 Ocean, arguably NZ’s most spectacular cycle trail. From our highest mountains, past great lakes and rivers, down to the pacific ocean. If you love food, wine,…

Preparation Is Key!

Preparation is key!

As cycle tour providers, we know that people often forget about the training or leave it to the last minute (the week before they arrive!).  Even though the Central Otago Rail Trail is a grade 1 cycling trail and the perfect foray into a cycling holiday, for a super enjoyable…

Luxury Trail Co. Gourmet Rail Trail

The Best Places to eat on the Otago Rail Trail

If you are anything like me, one of the most important aspects of a holiday has to be the food! Luckily, There is a plethora of gastronomical options along the Central Otago Rail Trail. Join us on a culinary journey that won’t disappoint!   Oliver’s Restaurant, Clyde Fresh, clean flavours…

Two People At Omakau On The Central Otago Rail Trail

What do I need to pack for my cycling holiday?

In Central Otago, we quite often experience all four seasons in one day! The weather changes fast and reaches extremes – very hot and very cold! It is best to pack lots of layers so you can strip down or layer up as the weather changes. We recommend the following…

Luxury Trail Co. Rail Trail Classic

The Central Otago Rail Trail – The best bits!

Now don’t get me wrong, with its ever changing scenery, we do love all of the Central Otago Rail Trail. However, we do have some favorite spots. See below for our list of highlights along the way! Clyde – Like most Central Otago Towns, Clyde owes its existence to the…

The Central Otago Rail Trail

The Central Otago Rail Trail

The first European settlers in Central Otago came to the district in the 1850’s as sheep farmers. The discovery of Gold at Gabriels Gully in 1861 saw people flocking to the area and it began to prosper. The construction of the Central Otago Railway began at Wingatui near Dunedin in…

Luxury Trail Co. Gourmet Rail Trail

Why you should choose a cycling holiday!

Contemplating a cycle Holiday? Here are five great reasons why you should. The obvious: Cycling is great for fitness. How many holidays can you go on where you can eat all of the food, and come away fitter and stronger than before? The scenery: There is no better way to…

Luxury Trail Co. Rail Trail Classic

Which Trail is for me?

We are so lucky in Central Otago to have a huge choice of exceptional cycle trails to choose from. It can be quite daunting when planning your cycling holiday on choosing which trail to explore! Choosing the best trail can depend on your groups dynamic & abilities. See below our…

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