Otago Central Rail Trail
: Omakau — Poolburn Gorge
Overview : Clyde – Middlemarch
1 : Clyde – Alexandra – Chatto Creek – Omakau
2 : Omakau – Lauder – Poolburn Gorge
3 : Poolburn Viaduct – Oturehua – Weddernburn
4 : Weddernburn – Ranfurly – Waipiata – Prices Creek Viaduct
5 : Prices Creek Tunnel – Hyde – Middlemarch
Otago Central Rail Trail : Overview
World Class – NZ's Top Cycling & Adventure Tourism Attraction.
South Island, New Zealand.
Clyde (near Queenstown) – Middlemarch (near Dunedin).
151km; rough crushed rock surface.
Mountain bikes, tramping, horse riding.
Major preservation of stations, bridges, tunnels.
Open all year; spectacular scenery.
Guided & self-guided tours, bike hire, accommodation, cafes, restaurants.
NZ Rails to Trails – historic railways recycled into multi-use tracks.
Adventure Tourism – cycling, mountain biking, walking, hiking, horse riding.
The New Zealand Cycle Trail – Nga Haerenga.
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