Big Sky Bike Adventures


Our free planning service ensures your Big Sky bike adventure is as individual as you are!

 We’re new operators with a fresh approach to make your Rail Trail experience amazing from start to finish.  Talk to us about how many days you have to explore the trail, how far you want to bike every day and whether your budget is rice-crackers, caviar or somewhere in-between, and we’ll custom design the perfect rail trail experience for you – absolutely free of charge!  

 With accommodation options ranging from cosy village cottages and charming country pubs through to luxury lodges, we can put together a personalised and fully itemized itinerary – without any hooks- that lets you make the most of your time on and off the trail.

 Whether your wish-list includes a horse trek; 27 holes at three country golf courses, curling with the locals, ice-skating by starlight or anything else you can think of, we have the contacts and the local knowledge to try and make it happen for you.

 We’ll take care of the details so all you have to do is enjoy the stunning landscapes and big skies of Central Otago... and pedal a bit of course!  

 Our customized e-bikes are coming soon, but if you’re a traditionalist, our fleet of world renowned Giant bikes are reliable and comfortable (well, as comfortable as anything can be when you sit on it for 150 kilometres... that’s why we throw in gel seats!).   You’re also covered by our Big Sky care package and the promise that if you run out of puff, one of our care crew will come and collect you. 

 The only operators based in the historic gold mining village of Naseby (the home of curling, also known for legendary hospitality and spontaneous outbreaks of bagpipe playing), Big Sky Bike Adventures is proudly local, and owned and operated by two generations of the Crawford and Morice families.  We look forward to meeting you and your family, and introducing you to our very special part of the world.

 Contact us anytime about one day adventures, two to five day personalised packages, Winter Wonderland Weekenders and year round half-day and full-day casual bike hire.

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P.O. Box 7, Naseby, 9354

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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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