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The Basin Explorer: Full Day Cycle + Wine Tasting

This full day adventure lets you really experience the stunning surround of the Wakatipu Basin and it’s magnificent scenery.

Starting at 9am from your Queenstown accommodation they will deliver you to Frankton Track where you follow the shores of Lake Wakatipu, after a morning tea stop you are driven to the Old Shotover Bridge to begin the second leg of your trip.

Biking toward Gibbston Valley, stop at one of the many stunning points along the way and enjoy your packed lunch.

This trip can be catered to any level and is well supported along the way, distances can be tailored to your needs with vehicle support points along the way allowing you to hitch a ride.

Your cycling finishes at the Historic Kawarau Bridge where you will be taken to the Gibbston Valley Winery for a relaxing cave tour and wine tasting being delivered back to your accommodation.


SUPPORTED RIDE: AVAILABLE WITH MTB or E-BIKE

This is a supported cycle tour with your host providing transport and support from the vehicle only. If you would like a guided tour where a knowledgeable guide accompanies you throughout the entire cycle trail this is an additional cost with a guide ratio of 1:10 and should be booked in advance.

DURATION:

  • 9AM pick up
  • 5PM return

INCLUDES/THEY SUPPLY:

To make your adventure a comfortable one they equip you with the latest model mountain bikes with mens and womens options.

  • Pick up/drop off service available from Queenstown CBD
  • Your choice of mountain bike or E-Bike & equipment hire
  • Shuttle bus transfers and support along the trail
  • Wine tour & tasting
  • Refreshments and Lunch

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Suitable clothing
  • Sunscreen sunglasses
  • Waterbottle
  • Camera
  • Money for winery

SUPPORTED RIDE:

This is a supported cycle tour with your host providing transport and support from the vehicle. If you would like a guided tour where a knowledgeable guide accompanies you throughout the entire trail this is an additional cost with a guide ratio of 1:10 and should be booked in advance.

DATES OF OPERATION: 1 OCTOBER - 30 APRIL

The Basin Explorer: Full Day Cycle + Mountain Bike + Wine Tasting:
Experience the stunning surround of the Wakatipu Basin and it's magnificent scenery. Includes: Transport, standard push bike rental, helmet and wine tasting at Gibbston Valley. Available October - April.

  • Adult $189.00
  • Child $139.00

The Ultimat'E Ride: Full Day Cycle + Electric Bike + Wine Tasting:
Get some help to cover the distance with the assistance of your Electric Bike rental. Save the legs and enjoy the scenery! Includes: Transport, E-Bike rental, helmet and wine tasting at Gibbston Valley. Available October - April.

  • Adult $239.00
  • Child [Must be over 155cm] $189.00

ADD ON: Full Day Cycle Guide:
A knowledgeable guide accompanies you throughout the entire trail for a one off additional cost. Guide Ratio of 1:10

  • Tour Guide [For 1 to 10 People] $300.00

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