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Rail Trail Planner - Day Tours

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16 Jan 2017
“Otago Rail Trail Jan 2017”
11 May 2016
“Three trails in one , good ride , disappointing response to a problem en-route.”
Rail Trail Planner provides you with the planning, booking and organising services you require to confidently complete your Otago Rail Trail adventure. We take pride in making your Rail Trail biking or walking experience relaxing and memorable...more
47 Browns Road | Middlemarch, Dunedin 9597, New Zealand
+64 3-464 3755
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

the Otago rail trail has been on the wishlist for a couple of years after hearing about it from a friend of mine who raved about it. I used the same planner as her, Noel at Rail Trail Planner and we were not disappointed. Noel...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank ctan16
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We decided to ride Roxburgh Gorge, Clutha Gold and the Otago Rail Trail. As we had limited knowledge of the area , we used a cycle tour company to help us plan the trip and carry our bags . The rides were very enjoyable and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Cyclistkate
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Best way to arrange your visit to the Rail Trail. Accommodation was arranged and bags always waiting at the end of the day, suggestions for meals, sightseeing, activities and other tips. Nothing was a problem. Noel has a calm and confident approach and a passion...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank GregnJudy
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Our second trip on this Tauri gorge train. Promised our grandson this trip as he is train mad. We also took a lady with us visiting from WALES. Great trip would recommend to anyone.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank TaffyDerek
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We, 2 middle aged English couples, did a 6-day Otago Rail Trail managed and guided by Noel. It was an absolute delight, and the highlight to our 3 week NZ holiday. Noel organised all accommodation for us, was there one step ahead of us all...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank PetaAdamson
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We had a marvellous 4 day rail trail trip. The accommodation, recommended restaurants, documents and arrangements were all perfect. Loved every minute!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Christine S
Reviewed 14 November 2015

With a family group of 9 aged from 8 to 78 cycling the Central Otago Rail Trail, Noel had his work cut out to organise everything for us. And he did a fantastic job. Bus transfers, cycle hire, accommodation, meals and some things to entertain...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Rodandfiona
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Our group of four had some special requirements, all of which were met capably by the planner and driver, Noel. He subtly encourages riders to complete each day's ride, regardless of experience and expertise, and organises breaks along the way at the best spots. Side...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank barbararG3386YM
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Just returned from completing the Otago rail trail - all 10 of us. Fabulous accommodation, meals and loved the side trips! We were well looked after by Noel along the way. Highly recommend and would consider doing this all again.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank PeterandNickie S
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We were well supported, advised and encouraged in our biking each day followed by interesting site seeing and side trips with great eateries and accommodation. We had a trip never to be forgotten, whilst discovering strength we never knew we had in all kinds of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Vicky L
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