Otago Central Rail Trail
Cycling & Mountain Biking – Alexandra/Clyde , Alexandra
New Zealand’s Original Great Ride is open all year round. It’s all off-road, no traffic, just Central Otago’s big skies and distinctive landscape to enjoy. Come and experience for yourself why thousands of people love exploring Otago Central Rail Trail at a leisurely pace. Whatever your interests are, there’s something here for you. Discover old historic gold-mining villages, country pubs, rugged scenery, or try some great off-trail adventures… check out all the things to “See and Do” on our site. Get a group of friends together and come and find what “Southern Hospitality” is all about.
Bike It Now!
Cycling & Mountain Biking – Alexandra/Clyde , Clyde
Bike It Now! has a vision of providing the highest quality Otago bike retail, tour, hire and workshop service for those wanting to enjoy the cycling trails of the Central Otago, Southern Lakes and MacKenzie and Waitaki regions of New Zealand as part of their next holiday or if they are lucky enough within their own surroundings.
Clutha River Cruises and Jet Tours
Jet Boats & Cruises – Alexandra/Clyde , Alexandra
Clutha River Cruises is the only licensed operator providing fully guided and catered tours on lakes Roxburgh & Dunstan in Central Otago, New Zealand. Explore the mighty Clutha River. Journey the isolated reaches of the stunning and historic Roxburgh Gorge. Marvel at some of New Zealand’s most well known examples of European and Chinese gold mining. View the mining sites of Doctors and Butchers Points and see the rock huts that the miners existed in all those years ago. Take in some of the most spectacular scenery that only Central Otago can offer.
Alexandra Golf Club
Golf – Alexandra/Clyde , Alexandra
The award winning Alexandra course provides an easy walking, well groomed, 18 hole championship layout with narrow, tree lined fairways and reminders of the old arid landscape in the areas of rough. It is a challenge for any level of golfer and draws many visitors keen to experience the course, the stunning vistas of the high mountain ranges, and the many attractions of the unique surrounding area. Visitors are sure of a warm Central Otago welcome, check out our weekly club days and event programmes on our website.
Central Otago Rock and Tussock Safaris
Central Otago Rock and Tussock Safaris are based in the historic village of Clyde. Take one of our tours of discovery, a photographic journey to view Central Otago’s most spectacular scenery and ecology, from vast open skies to incredible rock formations and golden tussocks. On the way we will visit some historic places from the area’s past, travel through some undulating backcountry roads to experience pristine rivers and majestic mountain ranges.
Como Villa Estate – Vineyard, Musuem & Function Venue
Specialising in high quality wines situated only 3kms from Alexandra on Earnscleugh Road. The property has unique historical value having had a vineyard before the turn of the century. Our wine tasting venue is a restored house built in 1865, so our wine tasters walk back in time, over 130 years. Seeing is believing…..
Fly Alexandra operates a four-seat Cessna 172 aircraft, based at Alexandra Airport. The aircraft is ideal for tourist sightseeing, from quick local trips to as far afield as Milford Sound and Mount Cook. The South Island landscape is breathtaking; from the air its wild nature is truly revealed.
JOLENDALE PARK (established 1960) 6 hectares of relatively unmodified open countryside with outstanding Otago schist rock outcrop escarpments located along the upper part of Bridge Hill. Embraces a unique collection of Introduced trees and irises amongst fields of wild flowers. Permanently protected by QEII National Trust for Open Space covenant as the sole registered ‘semi-arid woodland reserve’ in New Zealand on one of the driest sites in Central Otago.