Welcome to Tiger Hill Lodge and Tours – 15 years of Rail Trail Experience!

Tiger Hill Lodge opened in 2004 and is located directly on the Otago Central Rail Trail. There are beautiful views out to the Dunstan and Hawkdun mountains, Omakau golf course is right next door and historic places like Ophir and Saint Bathans are not far away. The Lodge is well located to enjoy a variety of activities such as fishing at the Poolburn Dam or Manuherikia River, nearby wineries, back road cycling and mountain biking, and golf just to name a few. The Lodge also has a great hot tub in a romantic little historic shed: Perfect to soak and relax after a days riding or exploring the area. Full kitchen and BBQ facilities are available. We are located only 1.20h drive from Queenstown airport.

Your friendly hostess Gwenyth and her family are experts on the local area and have been living here on the family farm for the last 150 years.

The Tigerhill under bridge

Rail Trail Packages

After 15 years hosting cyclists, you can also book Rail Trail Packages with us. We organize the perfect Otago Central Rail Trail packages for small groups, couples, friends and families wanting to cycle the Rail Trail while enjoying a little comfort. Our packages take care of all the logistical details so you can just relax and enjoy the ride.

Please contact us for free itinerary planning and options. We offer excellent bikes, comfortable accommodations, luggage transfers and full logistical support to ensure a smooth Rail Trail Experience from start to finish. Enquire Now


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