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3 Days on the West Coast Wilderness Trail

In the midst of the Southern Alps on the West Coast of New Zealand, lie a series of tracks carved by pioneering gold-miners. Today these old tracks, together with extensive water races, logging tramways and historic railway lines, form the West Coast Wilderness Trail. Summary Riding the West Coast of New Zealand …

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Cycling the Clutha Gold & Roxburgh Gorge Combo

The Clutha Gold Trail showcases the area’s history of early Maori moa hunters, Chinese gold miners, European pastoral farming, mining and railways. The Roxburgh Gorge Trail provides a spectacular ride following the Clutha River. The trail offers the opportunity to explore one of the most unique landscapes in New Zealand, …

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The Otago Central Rail Trail in Two Days

The Otago Central Rail Trail is a 150-kilometre cycling track in the South Island of New Zealand. A pioneering project for New Zealand, the trail runs in an arc between Clyde and Middlemarch, along the route of the former Otago Central Railway. The trail has become a popular destination, with 10,000-12,000 users per …

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