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Off The Rails Cycle Tours

32 Charlemont Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
+64 800 633 7245
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The Off The Rails team are just excellent (Sam and Judy especially). You just focus on having an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Susan N
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Nothing but the best. Exceptional service. More than we wished for.

Nick from Off The Rails covered all bases from the start to the finish of the journey. Bikes were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christinetX7883MU
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Cycle the Otago Central Rail Trail in comfort. Our fully supported 4 day / 3 night cycling packages feature front suspension mountain bikes, helmet & waterproof panniers, our own superior heritage accommodation in Ranfurly, continental breakfast & afternoon tea, personalised transport & optional sightseeing excursions, all tailored for your comfort and enjoyment. Departures from Sept to May. Customised itineraries, stand alone accommodation, mountain bike hire and transfers also available.
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32 Charlemont Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Off The Rails team are just excellent (Sam and Judy especially). You just focus on having an awesome day out on the bike and they take care of the rest. And I really do mean 'care' they want you to have a great time...More

Thank Susan N
Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your feedback Susan, it is really appreciated. I will pass you kind comments on to both Sam and Judy. Thanks for travelling with Off The Rails.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nick from Off The Rails covered all bases from the start to the finish of the journey. Bikes were checked and made comfortable for us, so much so that we didn't get sore at all (and I'm not a cyclist, but had put in some...More

Thank christinetX7883MU
Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your comments are really appreciated Christine. Thanks for taking the time to send them. When we get such enthusiastic feedback it helps reinforce for us the things we need to do to give our guests a great time on the trail.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Doing the Otago Rail Trail was really awesome. The first day I just had ordinary bike and found it bit hard had to walk bits of it so my husband said have to see about getting E -Bike for next days as the other woman...More

Thank Bev H
Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for you kind comments Bev, We appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Beautiful part of the world and our visit made exceptional by the care and attention of Nick. Outstanding level of service provided, well above and beyond our expectations. From being there if needed, fortunately we had a great run and struck no trouble, to showing...More

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Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Wow, thanks for this great review. I certainly enjoyed your company and our chats along the way. I hope the photos of your trip came through on the internet link we sent out. I appreciate your positive feedback,

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our group thoroughly enjoyed the experience of cycling the beautiful scenic Otago Rail Trail. Nick provided conscientious support the entire trip and imparted his extensive knowledge of the area. A bonus was the add on trips to off the track points of interest including Naseby...More

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Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your trip with us. We appreciate your support and positive comments. Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback.

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This tour was perfect not only to cycle the 150 kms of the Otago Rail Trail but also to learn so much about the area & visit some iconic places. I can not speak highly enough of my tour guide Pauline and husband Nick who...More

Thank Robyne M
Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks very much for the great review. We agree that there is so much more to Central Otago than the Rail Trail alone and we love sharing these special Central Otago treasures with our guests as side trips on our cycle tours. Thanks very much...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I recommend Off The Rails to anyone contemplating doing the Otago Rail Trail. From go to whoa Nick and Pauline's treatment of us was as members of their family. And the extra sight-seeing with Nick and his local and historical knowledge made the tour complete....More

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Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks very much for the recommendation Jacky. We certainly appreciate your comments. Nice to know we are on the right track with our business. We would love to see you down here again - maybe on another Otago trail.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

This was an exceptional experience which we will always remember fondly: four days cycling through beautiful and remote countryside at our own pace. Our wonderful host Nick provided all the daily logistical support we needed. He is passionate and deeply knowledgeable about the history of...More

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Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thank you Geoff and Jan. I am really pleased you had such a wonderful trip and I am humbled by your comments. I love sharing this beautiful region with guests. We would love to see you again if you ever come back to do the...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

If I could give 6 stars I would. Nick and Off The Rails are just the best company. From the time Nick picked us up at Queenstown to the time we were dropped back we knew we were in great hands. The rails trail itself...More

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Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Thanks Julie, that is a very nice review and we are grateful for your encouraging feedback. We certainly aim to give the best service that we can and enjoyed your company when you travelled with us.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Personalised service provided by Nick from Off The Rails was second to none and his knowledge of the history of the area from gold digging days to the present was a great insight. Regardless of your cycling experience it is achievable for everyone. Don't think...More

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Nick S, Owner at Off The Rails Cycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hi David and Julie We appreciate your positive comments. We enjoyed hosting you and hope that we might meet up again one day on another local trail.

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