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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 US$66.67
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Bike The Wineries Summer
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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.
From US$66.67
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.
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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.
Reviews (18)
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Reviewed 23 October 2018
Exercise and wine - the perfect combination

The full tour day is fantastic . . . we initally looked at the 1/2 day but glad for the extra $15.00 we did a full day so we could take it at our leisure. It was easy meeting in Queenstown and then taken to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank HuckleberryHunter
Lisa C, Front Office Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback HuckleberryHunter, nice to hear you had a fantastic day on our Bike The Wineries Tour. Cheers!

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile
Well oiled machine

We had a great time on our bikes and wine tour. Friendly staff picked us up from our Queenstown hotel and drove us to Arrowtown. From there we were kitted out in top quality mountain bikes, given a solid explanation (including the best instructional video...More

Thank Chad M
Around The Basi... A, Front Office Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thanks Chad Nice to hear you appreciated our fun safety video :) Great to have you out on our full day Bike The Wineries Tour - it is pretty awesome to see Arrowtown, ride and then relax at different wineries for the afternoon. Nice you...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Full day self guided bike tour from Arrowtown to Gibson valley

Wow! Thank you Around the Basin, we had the best day. It was one of the highlights of our journey. Our driver Hamish was professional and knowledgeable and the bikes were great. We set off from Arrowtown following the river towards the Gibson valley. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Henderson201809
Around The Basi... A, Front Office Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Awesome to hear we where a highlight of your holiday - that bean bag and deck chair with local wine in hand are the best place to be at the end of a great ride - Cheers and see you next time your back in...More

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 1 August 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ColoDiner
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