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Pop-in to our cycle shop, opposite the brewery in the historic area of Oamaru for advice of where to ride. We offer a range of services on The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle trail (A2O). Our tours are second to none and we pride ourselves on delivering high...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4 Wansbeck Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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+64 3-434 5010
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

A friend of a friend told me to contact Rob if I was thinking of doing anything to do with the A2O tour. That turned out to be a top tip indeed, we had a fantastic and memorable active family holiday, everything went smoothly and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank bengreen2018
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Our 5 day Alps to Ocean ride was expertly managed and hosted by Rob. Absolutely recommend Rob's business! Alongside the spectacular ride, it was the unique experiences organised by Rob from accommodation to food to coffee stops to hot tubs. Local knowledge was invaluable. Thanks...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank L1559FRwendyt
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Us oldies had a Christmas voucher for an electric bike hire to use, and the business went bust. So the Oamaru info people suggested we talk to Rob. He honoured the voucher from the bust company and advised us how to ride the bikes and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MarieL5400
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I had emailed Rob before we came to Oamaru about renting bikes and he was very helpful. When we went into see him he has a great help with the bikes and lots of local information. Would highly recommend them for just bike rentals or...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our family - aged 80 to 16! - had a wonderful 4 days with Rob and his team riding from Mt Cook to Omarama. We were very well looked after in all aspects of our trip. Great food, places to stay and care from Rob...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank AmandaB8213
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Our group of 6 had a wonderful, awesome experience with Vertical Ventures NZ Ltd on the A2O leaving 19 March 2017 for 7 days. The tour was well planned with top accommodation & food. Challenges on the trail made memories even greater. The company was...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank suej0y
Vert-Rob, Owner at Vertical Ventures NZ Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Sue Thank you for your words. Jess said she really enjoyed your company and sends a big hello to you. Making sure you guys are looked after on the tour is our main priority. Great to hear we are ticking the box's. Keep the...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

My wife and I have just completed the Alps to the Ocean ride over 6 days with Rob the owner of Vertical Ventures. We both had different levels of fitness and Rob suggested that my wife should have an E-Bike for the entire trip and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank stuartglenister
Vert-Rob, Owner at Vertical Ventures NZ Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hi Stuart, Thank you for a great review. It was really nice meeting you and your wife and I would like to thank you for using Vertical Ventures on the Alps 2 Ocean. We love to look after people and show off our home region....More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Did the A2O with 6 others - strangers to start with but not by the time we left - and so well looked after by Rob. Accommodation varied from high country station cottages through to heritage homesteads and everything in between. Rob's support was always...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Martin T
Vert-Rob, Owner at Vertical Ventures NZ Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Hi Martin, Thank you for your great review. It was great to meet you and be part of your adventure. You are right the tour does offer great value when you consider as they are 'fully inclusive'. I think many people think the fully inclusive...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016

We did a five day ride of the A2O starting in Mount Cook and finishing in Oamaru. The trail is fabulous - brilliant scenery, well maintained and signposted, undoubtedly one of the highlights of the whole NZ tourism infrastructure. The experience was really enhanced by...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank nicholaspjames
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We just completed an amazing five day ride on the Alps to Ocean ride in NZ. Rob from Vertical Ventures ensured we had an amazing holiday, from great accommodation, superb lunches , wine tasting and expert local knowledge. Nothing was too much trouble and his...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Markiemarc2903
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