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Arrowtown To Queenstown - Self-Guided Ride - Around The Basin Bike Queenstown

See the quaint village of Arrowtown before you ride at your own pace along the stunning Queenstown Trail to the shores of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Bay!

Highlights

  • Prepare for a great time out exploring the Queenstown trails!
  • Take your time exploring the quaint village of Arrowtown
  • Ride the trails that the locals love while enjoying stunning scenery
  • Bike at your own pace and explore where you please!

Prepare for a great time out exploring the Queenstown trails!

Check in to that meeting point in central Queenstown where you'll be met by local knowledgeable guides and provided with valuable information about the trail before you head out on a scenic 25-minute drive to Arrowtown.

Once in Arrowtown, you will be fitted to your bike, given trail tips, a map and safety briefing before you are set free on your adventure!

You may choose to enjoy a pre-ride coffee or brunch and a look around the quaint village of Arrowtown before setting off to ride at your leisure along the Arrow River Bridges Trail toward Morven Ferry Intersection. From here either take a diversion to the Kawarau Bungy or follow the Twin Rivers Trail along the Kawarau and Shotover Rivers to the shores of Lake Wakatipu and onward to Queenstown Bay where you can return your bike.

This is a great day out exploring Queenstown and the Queenstown Trail. This trail is a purpose built off-road biking trail. Average biking time is 4 hours, allow longer if you go to Bungy and if you want to enjoy stops along the way.

Recommended for fit, confident and regular riders. Children must be minimum of 12 years old.

You’re in good hands with Around the Basin, Queenstown's most experienced bike tour operator!

Adult $85.00
Child $65.00 (5-12 years old)
Infant $50.00 (0-4 years old)

What's included

  • Shuttle transport
  • Premium Mountain Bike & repair kit
  • Helmet
  • Detailed Map of Queenstown Trails
  • Expert advice from a dedicated local bike tour company
  • Valuable trail knowledge and personalised service from your driver

Duration

  • 4 hours minimum

Location

  • 9 Duke Street, Queenstown 9371

Restrictions

  • Children must be minimum of 12 years old.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Upgrade to an Electric Bike for an additional $50, option available as you proceed through the checkout.

    Customers heights are required at checkout to allocate you the correct bike. Children must be over 145cm tall for electric bikes.

    The operator reserves the right to cancel a booking due to weather conditions or insufficient numbers.

    Pick up: 9 Duke Street, Queenstown

    Duration: SUMMER (1 OCT - 30 APR): 9.00am Departs Queenstown - 9 Duke St

    Duration: WINTER (1 MAY - 31 AUG): 10.00am Departs Queenstown - 9 Duke St

Available Bookings from October 18 to October 24

Change Dates

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  • Adult$51.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
  • Infant$50.00

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  • Adult$51.00 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Child$65.00
  • Infant$50.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.9

52 reviews

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melissab2 from United States wrote on 08 December 2020

WOW!

This was the most spectacular and amazing experience!!! Staff were fabulous and very friendly, clear and concise. If you can, GET THE E-BIKE!!! I really wanted a good workout and almost chose to get the regular mountain bike, but I am so happy I got the e-bike. You still have to pedal and the hills definitely get your legs working hard. I would recommend bringing layers and a small first aid kit. My boyfriend had an unfortunate fall, but luckily I was equipped with some gauze, wipes and bandaids.

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From Arrowtown To Queenstown - Self-Guided Ride - Around The Basin Bike Queenstown

Hi Melissa, Thanks so much for your review :) I agree, the E-Bikes are a good choice for this ride! Glad you enjoyed the ride despite your partners fall! Thanks, the Around The Basin Team

Nicole from New Zealand wrote on 26 August 2021

Awesome

Awesome service, awesome ride 🙂

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Helen Stephens from New Zealand wrote on 25 June 2021

Great

Wonderful ride

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Thanks for the review :)

gabriellep2 from New Zealand wrote on 14 June 2021

Enjoyable day.

The staff, the scenery, the experience was truly fantastic! The only negative for me was that my bike was a mountain ebike and I found it quite uncomfortable to ride. I’m would rather have a cruiser so I’m sitting more upright, rather than leaned over. My husband didn’t have a problem with it tho. Still didn’t stop me from enjoying the ride and would do it again.

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Hi Gabrielle, thanks for your review. Sorry to hear you were uncomfortable on the electric bikes. We do have cruiser bikes available so if you come out with us again let us know and we can provide you with these so your ride is more comfortable. We are stoked you enjoyed the rest of the ride though! Cheers, Izzy from Around The Basin.

Lee Oates from New Zealand wrote on 10 June 2021

Great ride - even in rainy June

Lovely outing despite the rain. Would recommend VERY warm foot and hand gear for a rainy June day.

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HI Lee, Thanks for the review and glad you had a good time despite the rain! I agree, gloves are a MUST in winter!! Thanks, the Around The Basin Team

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