Day Trips

Want to cycle sections of the A2O but don't have time to do the whole thing? Just passing through Oamaru and want a day riding? Then we can help you! Our A2O Daytrippers can provide you with a bike and transportation to get you to the section you want to ride. The ideal Oamaru day trip is riding from Duntroon and then you ride the 55km back to the end of the trail and to our shop.

Bike hire includes

  • Maps of North Otago
  • Helmets, pumps & accessories
  • Transport to/from start and/or end points

Optional extras

  • Packed lunch
  • Rock climbing at Elephant Rocks
  • SteamPunk HQ
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Shuttle and bikes hire included:

from $100 per day (Duntroon day trip). Min 2 people

Have a question about our services?enquire now >

  • "An amazing journey. Rob, Kate and Jess went above and beyond to ensure we had everything we needed. Vertical Ventures made sure our accommodation was perfect. Jess kept us well feed and didn't we look forward to her amazing picnics. Again thank you so much for one of the most amazing weeks I've ever had." - Andy and Leslie.

  • "Best trip, best operators. Can't recommend Vertical Ventures and the Alps to Ocean ride highly enough. A must do for Kiwis discovering parts of New Zealand they've never seen. Vertical Ventures had great food, great guides and fantastic gear. JUST DO IT!!" - Sue, from Kerikeri.

  • "Best cycle ever! Alps 2 ocean with Vertical Ventures. Rob goes above and beyond to give his tour group the best experiences. This is a highly recommended tour ...beautiful scenery, amazing accommodation and great company with Rob!" - Linda.

  • "If you are cycling the Alps to Ocean this is the company to use. Rob from Vertical Ventures ensured we had an amazing holiday, from great accommodation, superb lunches , wine tasting and expert local knowledge. Nothing was too much trouble and his attitude and attention to detail is world class. " - Mark and the team.