Central Otago Rail Trail Highlights Hike

Outdoor Activities in Wanaka

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Ever wanted to experience the Central Otago Rail Trail but didn’t have the time? Well now you can get a taste of the trail and see the main highlights all by foot. Travel down to Lauder and hike out over the 2 longest bridges (viaducts) and through the 2 longest tunnels on the trail. This tour is very unique and comes with the option of hiring a bike to cover the distance or to share the distance with someone else (own expense). Suitable for the enthusiast, average hike time 4-6 hours (17km return). Pick up from 7am, drop off approx 4pm. $189 per person. Suitable for 17+ years. 2 person minimum! 
Ever wanted to experience the Central Otago Rail Trail but didn’t have the time? Well now you can get a taste of the trail and see the main highlights all by foot. Travel down to Lauder and hike out over the 2 longest bridges (viaducts) and through the 2 longest tunnels on the trail. This tour is very unique and comes with the option of hiring a bike to cover the distance or to share the distance with someone else (own expense). Suitable for the enthusiast, average hike time 4-6 hours (17km return). Pick up from 7am, drop off approx 4pm. $189 per person. 2 person min.Suitable for 17+ years.IMPORTANT INFO!Your mandatory gear requirements will be confirmed prior to the tour and is dependent on weather conditions. You maybe excluded from the tour if you have insufficient gear. Your pickup location and time will be confirmed prior to the tour, free pickup/drop off in the Wanaka area.RunAways Wanaka’s guided hiking tours provide a carefree way of exploring the Wanaka region by foot without the hassle of finding transport, directions and track information yourself. We offer:Pick-up and drop-off at your chosen local accommodationTransport in a safe and comfortable 4wd vehicleCommentary and local knowledge of the track and areaSupport and encouragement during the hike e.g. “My grandma walks faster than you!” (just kidding)Different hikes of varying difficulty – something to suit everyone so feel free to bring the kids! (child seats/booster seats available for hire on request)An intimate small group environment – maximum of 6 peopleAn experienced and local guideChilled water/snacks/sunscreen/insect repellent providedDiscounts to a leading local outdoor retailer - Outside Sports Wanaka

What’s included

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your chosen local accommodation
  • Transport in a safe and comfortable 4wd vehicle
  • Commentary and local knowledge of the track and area
  • Support and encouragement during the run e.g. “You’re slower than soup with chopticks!” (just kidding)
  • Different guided runs of varying difficulty – something to suit all types of runners
  • An intimate small group environment – maximum of 6 people
  • An experienced and local guide
  • Chilled water/snacks/sunscreen/insect repellent provided
  • Discounts to a leading local outdoor retailer = Outside Sports Wanaka
  • GST

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Mandatory Gear (will be advised prior to travel)
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