Hassle-free travel around the Trail

Getting from A to B the Easy Way

We can take you, your cycles and your luggage around the Trail, or to and from your entry point to the Otago region - such as Queenstown or Dunedin airports.

Safe, comfortable transfers

  • Take the hassle out of your one way travel by using our shuttle service.  
  • We can pick up and drop you at any point along the Trail. 
  • We offer an on-demand service.   
  • We pick you up and drop you at a time that suits you.
  • Travel safely, conveniently and well with us.

Let us transport you

What shuttle service can we help you with?

  • Take me and my cycle to my Rail Trail starting point 
  • Pick my party up and drop us at different points around the Trail
  • Take my bags to my next stopping point
  • Return me to my car or transport hub after I have completed my cycle tour.

Transfer Options

​ Transfer Option 1.

Drop you off and pick you up at various points on the trail.  We can bring you back to Middlemarch lodge for an overnight stay from any stoppage point.  The trail can take anything from 2 - 5 days.  You choose your pace.

​Transfer Option 2.

We can book accommodation for you locally when you stop for the day.  This is subject to availability.  If you choose this option, we will transport your luggage so it is there to meet you when you arrive.

Transfer Option 3

Arrive in Middlemarch and stay with us. Start your adventure in Middlemarch and leave from our front door - 200 meters from the Trail itself.

Transfer Pricing

PRICING IS PER PASSENGER

  • Additional charge of $25 per cycle
  • This is an on-demand service - we run at a time that suits you
  • Return trips may be offered at discounted prices
  • All bookings subject to availability
  • Rates may be lower for groups of seven or more
  • Minimum passengers on some routes

To/From Middlemarch

Hyde$40
Oturehua
$65
Kokonga$40
Lauder
$65
Waipiata
$50
Omakau$65
Ranfurly$50Chatto Creek$70
Naseby$60
Alexandra
$70
Wedderburn$60Clyde$75

To/From Dunedin Airport/City

1-2 PAX$80
3-4 PAX$70
5-6 PAX$65

Airport Helicopter Transfers

Airport Helicopter Transfers

On demand helicopter flight transfers for groups of four to six, with HeliOtago.

Depart direct from Dunedin Airport to Middlemarch Lodge and back.
$449 per person.

Seven days notice is required. All flights dependent on weather.

Middlemarch to Strath Taieri Heli-Flights

See Middlemarch, the Rock and Pillar ranges, Macraes Goldmine and the Strath Taieri Valley as you have never seen them before.

On demand helicopter flight transfers for groups of four to six, with HeliOtago, departing from Middlemarch Lodge

Scenic Strath Taieri
A 35 minute flight from Middlemarch Lodge over the Rock and Pillar Ranges, Macraes gold mine and the Strath Taieri Valley.From $575 per person. 

Lammermoor Distillery
A 30 minute flight from Middlemarch Lodge to Lammermoor Distillery for a 60 minute tasting session, and then fly back. Try Lammermoor’s wonderful gin or whiskey.  Please note you are required to purchase a bottle of your choice while there – and they are all good!. From $549 per person for flight, plus $40 per person for tasting.

The Champagne Flight
Whatever you are celebrating – this is the flight for you! A 35 minute flight from Middlemarch Lodge over the Rock and Pillar Ranges, Macraes gold mine and the Strath Taieri Valley. Stop on your tour to enjoy a bottle of champagne - on us!From $599 per person.  

Complementary photo souvenir on return. All tours require four-six passengers. Other passenger numbers and destinations by arrangement.

Seven days notice is required. All flights dependent on weather.

Talk to us about booking your shuttle now.


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