Around The Basin Bike Tours
Arrow River Trail - Half Day Bike Tour
Your four hour supported adventure biking the Queenstown Trails begins at either 9am or 1pm with a scenic transfer from your Queenstown accommodation through to the historic gold mining village of Arrowtown. From here you will follow the beautiful Arrow River Trail down stream to where it meets the Karawau River. You'll ride across 2 spectacular suspension bridges and then join the original miners trail that crosses the famous Kawarau suspension bridge, home of the the worlds first Bungy jump. You'll finish your ride with a relaxed and complimentary wine tasting in the Gibbston Valley, before being delivered back to Queenstown.
Thorough directions, a map and trail tips are given at the start of your adventure, along with driver and vehicle support at designated points throughout your ride along this 15km off-road trail.
If you feel like your legs may struggle on this half day ride, then upgrade to one of our premium Electric Bikes. Just choose this option when finalising your booking.
Ultimate Ride - the best of the Queenstown Trail
Starting with a 9am pick up from your Queenstown accommodation we will deliver you to Queenstown Bay, here you are given thorough directions, a map and trail tips before setting off on your ride following the shore of Lake Wakatipu to the Frankton Marina. After a morning tea stop at the historic Boatshed Cafe we drive you to the heart of the Wakatipu Basin for more scenic riding. Pause for a picnic lunch in historic Arrowtown, then set off biking along the beautiful Arrow and Kawarau Rivers to the Historic Kawarau Suspension Bridge - home of the famous Kawarau Bungy. Finish with a short ride through the Gibbston Valley and enjoy a relaxing wine tasting before we transport you back to your Queenstown accommodation. Shuttle arrives back in Queenstown at 5pm (approx).
This trip can be catered to any level of rider and is well supported along the way. Distances can be tailored to your needs with vehicle support at designated points along the trail allowing you to hitch a ride if required. This insures that you will see the best of the trails!
Approximate biking distance is 30kms - all off-road.
Electric Bike Upgrade Available - Great option to balance riders of different abilities!
If you feel like the legs may struggle to complete our full day tour - or you just want to see more- you can upgrade to one of our premium Electric Bikes.
A e-bike can make all the difference, allowing all riders to maximise their riding experience, see more, go further, and conquer the Queenstown Trail.
Bike The Wineries - Full Day Self-Guided Tour
This Full Day Self-Guided Tour begins with a scenic shuttle transfer from central Queenstown to the historic gold mining village of Arrowtown. Once fitted to your mountain bike you will be give an extensive briefing, covering trail navigation, bike safety and most importantly; winery information. After this you may choose to enjoy one of the many great cafes and explore Arrowtown or just get straight into your scenic ride along the beautiful Arrow River Trail.
The Arrow River Trail will lead you downstream to the Kawarau River and onward to the Kawarau Suspension Bridge - home of the world famous Bungy jump.
From Bungy bike at your leisure along the Gibbston River Trail using our informative winery map with exclusive offers to visit as many of the 8+ wineries linked throughout this 8kms of easy riding trail. Enjoy a relaxed lunch en-route or picnic at one of the many Wineries.
We will pick you up from Gibbston Tavern (or another pre-arranged point in the valley) for your relaxing vehicle transfer back to Queenstown. Total biking distance is approximately 21kms.
If you feel like your legs may struggle to complete our Full Day Winery Tour, no problem, you can upgrade to one of our premium Electric Bikes.