Oamaru, North Otago
Vertical Ventures is based in Oamaru, they are the local specialists in outdoor pursuits.
The Alps2Ocean ride is the second of New Zealand's "Great Bike Rides". It runs from Mt Cook in the heart of the Southern Alps to Oamaru on the east coast taking in spectacular alpine scenery, lakes, rivers and unspoilt rural towns. Vertical Ventures provide independent, supported or fully guided bike trips in the surrounding area.
Heli-biking in spectacular remote Otago countryside.
Rock climbing adventures from beginners to people learning to take the lead. One on One to groups of 3 climbers.
Limestone Elephant Climbing Adventure
The wonderful Elephant Rocks has an amazing setting with the backdrop of the Mt Domett in the St Marys Mountain Range.
Spend 5-7 hours climbing the local limestone crags at Elephant Rocks or exploring routes on Otago's sea cliffs. Single and multi-pitched. Beginner to advanced, instruction and equipment provided for bouldering through to lead climbing.
Departs xxx | Duration 5-6 hours
Coastal Climbing Adventure
Imagine, white sands, blue sea and crashing waves as you climb on Otago's’ sea cliffs. Coastal climbing venues are about an hour drive south away, a short journey for the atmospheric cliffs and white sands.
Our day can be designed for beginners through to existing climbers wanting 1 on 1 guided ventures. The climbing is perfect too for climbers wanting to learn to lead.
Departs xxx | Duration 7-8 hours
Your climbing instructor has been guiding people rock climbing for 20 years and can cater for complete beginners to experienced climbers. If you already climb and are looking to head to Elephant Rocks to go bouldering we can hire you shoes and a bouldering pad too.
Price: $140 to $240
Group of 3 or private guide
From Oamaru i-site, walk down Itchen Street and left on Tyne Street.
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SEASON Open year round
- T +64 3 434 5010 / M 021 894 427
- W www.alps2oceancycletours.co.nz
4 Wansbeck Street, Oamaru 9400
Ask about 4-7 day Alps to Ocean cycle trips.
Oamaru - 5 minutes walk
Dunedin - 1 hour 30 minutes
Christchurch - 3 hours 15 minutes