NEW ZEALAND'S Alps 2 Ocean Cycleway has been included in the Lonely Planet ‘Epic Bike Rides of the World’. A 301km multi-day cycle trail which travels from the mountains of the magnificent Southern Alps, past alpine lakes and down a river valley all the way to the sea.
With three rides to choose from; Relaxed - 8 days, Classic - 6 days or Fast - 4 days this could be a relaxed saunter with lots of sight-seeing or a hard and fast ride to the ocean.
To cycle the full trail starting at Aoraki/Mt Cook you will need to take a helicopter ride alternatively you can start from the Tekapo B power station near the bottom of Lake Pukaki.
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