Omakau - Lauder

Omakau to Lauder   Distance: 7 km 

  • When travelling to Lauder you will cycle through the Matakanui Valley. Adjacent to the Rail Trail are deer, sheep and cattle farms.
  • The snow capped Dunstan Mountains can be easily viewed to the nor-west from the Rail Trail.
  • The distinctive Hawkdun Mountain Range is also visible to the north.
  • The Raggedy Range is to the south east of the trail.
  • This section of the Trail is generally open country.

 

Hawkdun Mountain Range

The Hawkdun Mountain Range is visible to the north.


Matakanui Valley

When travelling to Lauder you will cycle through the Matakanui Valley.


Raggedy Range

The Raggedy Range is to the south east of the trail.


Dunstan Mountains

The Dunstan Mountains can be easily viewed to the nor-west from the Rail Trail.


The Rail Trail Guide Book

The single most important resource when travelling the Central Otago Rail Trail

A beautifully crafted book with amazing photography by Peter Andrews showing Central Otago as it truly is, one of the most rugged, extreme and beautiful locations on the planet. Stunning scenery, amazing and important historical and current information, detailed maps, lists of accommodation, frequently asked questions, where to eat, how far between towns, etc. It’s all in here.

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