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Full-Day Self-Guided Gibbston Valley Winery Bike Tour from Queenstown

Highlights
  • Combine an independent day with curated service
  • Follow a trail map to wineries and cafes
  • Visit historic Arrowtown
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Full-Day Self-Guided Gibbston Valley Winery Bike Tour from Queenstown
From USD 64.51
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Bike The Wineries SummerMost Popular
From 1 October to 30 April enjoy our full day Bike The Wineries Tour with a 9am start and 5pm finish - spend the day exploring Arrowtown and biking through to the Gibbston wine region.
USD 64.51
Bike The Wineries Winter
From 1 May to 30 September ride during the warmer parts of the day with a 10am start and 4pm finish - explore the Gibbston Wineries by bike enjoying Queenstown's crisp, clear winter days.
USD 64.51
Overview
Ride to Gibbston Valley wineries on a self-guided bike tour from Queenstown that includes everything you need for a day of exploring. With a van to meet you at the start and finish, you can choose the distance you ride, stopping at some of the taverns, cafes, and eight wineries along the route. You’ll have the option to be off the road for much of the day, with access to the scenic Arrow River Trail, Miners Trail, and Gibbston River Trail, enjoying great views of the vineyard-filled Gibbston Valley.
What to Expect
This full day self-guided Bike The Wineries Tour begins with a pickup from our central Queenstown meeting point and a scenic and informative transfer to the quaint historic gold-mining village of Arrowtown.

After bike fitting, a trail and winery briefing and a few local tips from our knowledgeable driver/guide, you free to enjoy brunch or a coffee at one of the many great cafes or just jump straight into your self-guided ride along the beautiful Arrow River Trail till it meets the Kawarau River, ride the original Miners Trail that crosses the Kawarau Suspension Bridge, the home of the world famous bungy jump and the beginning of the Gibbston Valley of vines.

From Bungy you continue on to bike at your leisure the Gibbston River Trail using our informative trail map to visit as many of the 6-plus wineries, cheesery and micro brewery linked throughout this easy riding trail.

Enjoy a relaxed lunch stop en-route or picnic at one of the many wineries along the way.

At the end of your day exploring the wineries, we'll pick you up from Gibbston Tavern, or another prearranged winery - just call us if you choose to bike further down the valley and we'll collect you for your relaxing vehicle transfer back to Queenstown. It couldn't be easier - and we'll even pick up any wine purchases you make throughout the day!

Distances biked vary from 9.5 miles to 13.75 miles (15kms to 22kms). All trails are purpose built, easy to moderate grade and off-road, with only direct road crossing between wineries.
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1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile
Didn’t want to but loved it

I don’t like exercise. But someone suggested a battery bike and I was away. Awesome scenery. Easy ride thanks to battery. Very impressed with the service. Highly recommend!

Thank 951kristin
Around The Basi... A, Front Office Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Haha - those E-bikes are fantastic aren't they ...exercise? - what exercise? Great to have you out on the Queenstown Trail with us.

Reviewed 10 April 2018
A Wonderful Day to Spend a day in New Zealand

We originally were going to hike the Routeburn Track this day, but due to the weather decided to cancel our plans. As an alternative, I saw an ad for this bike tour and decided to take a chance with Around the Basin -- I am...More

Thank ColoDiner
Reviewed 1 April 2018
Stunning views

Due to weather our flight to Milford Sound was cancelled but our day was salvaged by Around the Basin. We did not have a reservation but were quickly accommodated and driven to Arrowtown where we began our full day tour. The whole team was extremely...More

Thank cheeselover6
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile
Brilliant day out

We started in Arrowtown and followed the Arrow river then into the Gibbston Vally. Loved all our stops and Lisa and Steve run a well organised business with flexibility on pick points at the end of the day.

Thank Rose-Anna F
Reviewed 20 January 2018
Scenic full day winery tour

This is the second time I have booked a tour with Around the Basin. The first time we chose the half day winery tour as we were limited for time. This time we chose the full day winery tour which allowed us to look around...More

Thank chissy2015
Around The Basi... A, other at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Hi Chissy Stoked to hear that you came back for more! We do love the Bike The Wineries Full Day product, it really does allow you the freedom and timeframe to have a relaxed and complete day.

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