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Bike Tours - Wanaka Bike Tours Wanaka
Bike Tours - Wanaka Bike Tours
Wanaka Bike Tours is a unique adventure guiding company providing locals and visitors a memorable outdoor bike adventure like no other. The outdoors for Wanaka Bike Tours is a passion and lifestyle that they get great pleasure in sharing with each and every person that joins them on their spectacular rides. Many of the bike trails and locations are exclusive to Wanaka Bike Tours providing off the beaten track experiences that give you a real sense of adventure. Tracks range from NZ's highest heli bike trip for experienced riders to a breathtaking leisure ride around Lake Wanaka suitable for the whole family. Take the plunge and explore the beauty that surrounds this special place and immerse yourself in nature on a ride with Wanaka Bike Tours.
Around the Lake (10km riding)
Around the Lake is a suitable ride for beginners and families. It consists of a casual cruise on a wide trail around the shores of Lake Wanaka. With an easy grade this ride is designed for you to enjoy a leisurely cycle whilst soaking up the tranquil setting that is bordered by spectacular mountainous vistas. You will be accompanied by a friendly guide who is there to ensure an enjoyable and safe ride whilst providing you with some local knowledge and stories about the surrounding Wanaka area. Upon reaching your final destination sit back, relax and enjoy a beer or wine as you gaze in awe at the magnificent's of the surrounding beauty.
Fitness Guideline: Suitable for first time bikers with little to no experience. The terrain is flat however a reasonable level of fitness is required as you will be riding for 1-2 hours on a wide gravel path.
Explore the Clutha (18km riding)
A local favourite! The moderate terrain with undulating phases creates for an interesting and scenic bike following the majestic Clutha River. Once again, suitable for all abilities, you will be impressed by the level of beauty right on Wanaka's doorstep. Enjoy this river ride with your local and knowledgable guide along with a scenic break overlooking the Clutha with a cup of tea and some delicious home baking. Complete the experience with a sumptuous lunch at the historic Luggate Pub to really make yourself content (lunch at your own expense).
Fitness Guideline: To enjoy this ride we suggest that you are comfortable with riding a bike and have a reasonable level of fitness. Ride time is 2 hours on an undulating trail with some up hill sections. It is also recommended that you maintain a reasonable level of fitness.
Backcountry Riding (18km riding)
For the adventurous riders out there that want to get out and explore, this ride is for you! Traverse an iconic farm station on the outskirts of Wanaka which offers isolated and pristine landscapes along with breathtaking views of Mt Aspiring and Lake Wanaka. This trip is as much about biking as it is about the scenery, so there will be plenty of time to relax on one of the many remote beaches along the way and take in the views. With an abundance of trails on offer there is also something to be enjoyed by everyone including single tracks for the experienced rider venturing even further into the wilderness. This really is scenery at it's best as you ride among the stunning mountains that overlook picturesque Lake Wanaka.
Fitness Guideline: To enjoy this ride we suggest that you are comfortable with riding a bike and have a reasonable level of fitness. Ride time is 2-3 hours on various undulating trail with some up hill sections.
On all cycle adventures you will be riding the latest model full suspension GIANT mountain bike and will be provided with a helmet and gloves.
- Return transfers from central Wanaka
- Latest model GIANT mountain bike, helmet & gloves
- Cup of tea & biscuits
- Experienced & informative guides
- Around the Lake - 2.5 hours
- Explore the Clutha - 3.5 hours
- Backcountry - 4 hours
- Around the Lake departs 2pm (returns 4.30pm)
- Explore the Clutha departs 10am (returns 1.30pm)
- Backcountry departs 8am (returns 12pm)
- Departs from Wanaka I-SITE, 99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka
- Operates daily all year
- Child rates apply (4-15yrs)
- Child rate only applies to Explore the Clutha ride. Backcountry ride not recommended for children
- Bring with you day bag, water, sturdy footwear, shorts or fitting pants, windbreaker jacket, warm top, sun glasses, camera, money for lunch if doing the Clutha ride
Prices & Options
Around the Lake:
- per person NZD$199.00
- family (2ad+2ch) NZD$499.00
Explore the Clutha:
- per adult NZD$249.00
- per child (4-15yrs) NZD$85.00
- family (2ad+2ch) NZD$668.00
- per adult NZD$249.00
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