CYCLING & WALKING TRAILS CENTRAL OTAGO NZ
FOOD & DRINK
Clutha Gold & Roxburgh Gorge
Two of NZ's Great Rides
The ROXBURGH GORGE JET bike transfer service (operated by Clutha River Cruises) takes you on a stunning trip through the spectacular scenery of the Roxburgh Gorge. Starting from Doctors Point or Shingle Creek Boat Jetty. Our Jet Boat bike transfer experience offers a unique opportunity to explore these isolated reaches of the Mighty Clutha River and view some of New Zealand’s best examples of European and Chinese gold mining.
Modeled on Clutha River Cruises’ pioneering Heritage Cruises over the last 14years on this stretch of the river, the skipper will spin yarns of days gone by. Starting with the discovery of Gold in New Zealand, all the way through to gold mining during the depression, the skipper brings to life tales of endeavour and hardship. On the Tour the guests will view the miners huts and rockshelters tucked away in the spectacular schist formations and will have plenty of opportunity to take in and photograph the stunning Central Otago scenery.
Laurence your skipper and guide has a total passion for the history of the Otago Gold Field’s. He will bring to life the vibrant history of the region and the Gold Mining era, all with the backdrop of the most stunning Central Otago scenery viewed from the Clutha River, the largest and mightiest river in New Zealand by volume.
Pre Booking is essential!
Doctors Point to Shingle Creek
Shingle Creek to Doctors Point
Rates and validity:
• Price including bike $95 per adult / $55 per child
(up to 14 years)
• Groups of 6 or more $79 per adult / $45 per child
(up to 14 years )
• Max 10 passengers and bikes or 13 passengers /
Host: Laurence van der Eb
51 Sunderland Street, Clyde
Phone/Fax: 03 449 3173 or 0800 CLUTHA
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