Bike The Wineries Half Day Tour Queenstown
Arrive at our central Queenstown meeting point 5 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Our friendly guide will collect you from here to begin your 4-hour self-guided Bike The Wineries Tour. After a scenic and informative 25 minute drive to the Kawarau Suspension Bridge, home of bungy jumping and the beginning of the Gibbston Valley, our guide will fit you to your bike and give detailed trail and winery information before you set off riding the sunny Gibbston River Trail at your leisure along a 9km stretch of easy off-road trail. Using our informative winery map to visit some of the 6-plus wineries, a cheesery and micro brewery during the afternoon. In a half day it's likely you'll get to 3 or 4 of the following choices... • Chard Farm • Gibbston Valley Winery • Gibbston Cheesery • Peregrine Wines • Gibbston Tavern • Kinross • Waitiri Brewery • Mt Rosa Winery • Brennan Winery After your self-guided adventure exploring this beautiful wine region we'll pick you up from Gibbston Tavern, or another pre-arranged point in the valley - all you have to do is call and let us know where you made it too! We'll even go and collect any wine you purchased throughout the day. The perfect way to spend an afternoon unwinding with some active relaxation. All biking trails used are purpose built and off-road. Only direct road crossing need to be made between wineries.
Why take this tour?
A brilliant afternoon exploring the wine region of Gibbston Valley with Queenstown's most experienced bike tour company. Use our informative winery map and bike from the Kawarau Bungy bridge into Gibbston Valley at your own pace visiting wineries, a cheesery and a brewery! Our knowledgeable team who are on the trails daily will give you all the special tips you need to make your experience one of the best things you'll do in Queenstown. This self-guided tour gives you the freedom to explore the region at your leisure. And best of all your return transport is taken care of. We'll even collect any wine you purchase!
Detailed winery map with exclusive winery offers
Driver/guide to set you off
Wine purchase pick ups available
Use of bicycle and helmet
Trail and winery tips from our local driver/guide.
Round trip shared transport
Food and drinks
Wine tasting (vary from $5 for 3 tastings up to $15 for 5+ tastings)
Frequently asked questions
Things to know
Before you book
Mobile tickets accepted
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Around The Basin is a well established, locally owned company who pride themselves on offering a personalised service for all your biking needs on the Queenstown Trails, choose from Supported and Guided Cycle Adventures or simply Bike Hire or our Bike Shuttle Service that operates within the Wakatipu Basin. Around The Basin is owned by long term Queenstown locals Steve Norton and Lisa Cooper who are passionate about biking with over 20 years of involvement in the adventure tourism industry in Queenstown. Around The Basin has tailored a number of different cycle packages. Our target market is Grade 1 to 2 riders wanting a quality biking experience in one of the most beautiful areas of New Zealand renowned for its spectacular scenery. We operate on purpose built Cycle Trails which wander through the basin, past two lakes, three river gorges, historic Arrowtown, the wine area of Gibbston Valley and countless mountain ranges. The purpose built trails that ATB utilise are all off road.
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