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Rail Trail

26 Snow Ave, Middlemarch, New Zealand
+64 3-464 3630
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Amazing trip I am so glad I did it.

this was an amazing trip,I thoroughly loved it. We got are bikes from cycle surgery and we loved... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
JJKiwiKid
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Tauranga
Good 3 days

We cycled the Otago Rail Trail in 3 days from Clyde to Middlemarch. We had changing weather and... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Jeremiah S
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26 Snow Ave, Middlemarch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

this was an amazing trip,I thoroughly loved it. We got are bikes from cycle surgery and we loved the accommodation that the booked for us. There was also amazing cafes and restaurants along the route of the rail trail. the rail trail is full of...More

Thank JJKiwiKid
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We cycled the Otago Rail Trail in 3 days from Clyde to Middlemarch. We had changing weather and wind. Day 1 was Clyde to Omakau. We stayed at the Omakau Domain, which was very nice. This section is nearly all uphill, but never too steep....More

Thank Jeremiah S
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We’ve wanted to do this for a while and finally took the plunge. It does take a certain amount of fitness so we cheated a bit and hired E-bikes. These were terrific as it meant peddling the hills was like peddling on the flat. However...More

Thank worldtourists
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I was worried about certain parts of my anatomy, not primarily my muscle but the scenery and place stop stay along the way made this a very very good holiday. We weren't very experienced bikers at all and made the mistake of wearing underpants on...More

Thank John_MurphyNZ
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

On short notice we decided to ride the Otago Rail Trail from Clyde to Middlemarch over a 4 day, 3 night timeframe. The booking agency Sheridesherides was invaluable in organising our trip by promptly providing us with an itinerary and accommodation options and making our...More

Thank marthac311
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Been wanting to do this for a while and it didn't disappoint. Great choice of accomodation and food along the way. Nice easy ride and shebikeshebikes were fabulous at organising our itinerary and doing all the bookings.

Thank trudy209
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were a group of nine and started from Clyde to Middlemarch, then onto train thru the Taipei gorge to Dunedin. We used Cycle Surgery as our booking organiser and OMG they did an amazing job, from booking accommodation, pre booking us into taverns for...More

Thank Jules J
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

An excellent trip and I highly recommend Cycle Surgery. We took the train up the Taieri Gorge to Pukerangi and got a lift to Middlemarch, staying in the excellent Annandale B&B. We cycled to Waipiata (Tussock Lodge) for the first night, Lauder (the old store)...More

Thank rocciojs
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Easy grades, great scenery, great adventure! Recommend doing it as a group as the meals and time spent together were a major highlight of the trip for us.

Thank superdad27
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

this trail is suitable for all ages and abilities - its very easy riding. Its brilliantly organised and lots of available side activities. Very clearly marked. The only part my partner did not enjoy was the Ophir loop - not good if you don't like...More

Thank CathrynSouthAfrica
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