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Mountain Biking - Wanaka Bike Tours Heli Biking Wanaka
Mountain Biking - Wanaka Bike Tours Heli Biking
Wanaka Bike Tours is passionate about sharing their love for the outdoors, whether it be by a scenic bike tour around the imminent shores of Lake Wanaka or a more adventurous heli bike trip. They offer a unique adventure no matter what tour you choose and you will be blown away by the sheer beauty that surrounds you on your adventure. Heli biking is the way to take your outing to that next level of adventure and awe inspiring scenery. There are a number of trails to choose from depending on your riding ability and desire for adventure.
Wanaka Intro (2.5 hours riding, 9min heli transfer)
Wanaka Intro is a lower elevation heli biking trip that provides the perfect opportunity for beginners and families to get a taste of what this awesome experience is all about. Be guided by your leader through one of the regions largest working stations and listen as your guide gives you an insight to the local tales that have been roaming these hills for many generations. Finish your ride at a historic pub and reflect on the incredible outing you've just encountered.
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 2.5 hours on an undulating farm track.
Mt Burke (4 hours riding, 15mins heli transfer)
Take on Mt Burke for a quintessential New Zealand mountain biking experience. A helicopter flight above Lake Wanaka is a must do for anyone visiting the region to really comprehend the magnificence of the surrounding countryside. So, combine this with a ride through a rugged high country station where every corner leaves you with breathtaking views and you'll be riding away with precious memories for a lifetime.
Mt Burke is situated within the picturesque mountain range that divides Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea. Your scenic heli flight from Wanaka to Mt Burke Station will boast uninterrupted views of these lakes and the Southern Alps before dropping you off 1400m up on the high country station leaving you to navigate your way down 1100 vertical metres of epic farm land!
Fitness Guideline: This ride caters to intermediate and advanced riders so a good level of fitness is required. Ride time is 4 hours on a 4x4 farm track.
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
- Scenic helicopter flight
- Mountain biking at Mt Bourke Station
- Latest model GIANT mountain bike, helmet & gloves
- Experienced & informative guides
- Wanaka Intro - 2.5 hours
- Mt Burke - 5 hours
- Wanaka Intro departs 7.30am (returns 11am)
- Mt Burke departs 7.30am (returns 12pm)
- Departs from Wanaka I-SITE, 99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka
- Operates mid November to April only
- Rides not suitable for children
- Bring with you day bag, water, sturdy footwear, shorts or fitting pants, windbreaker jacket, warm top, sun glasses, camera
- Summer activity only (mid Nov - April)
- Weather dependent
- Non heli options available. See Wanaka Bike Tours
Prices & Options
- per person NZD$550.00
- per person NZD$699.00
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The trip got cancelled by Captain Cook Cruises. Requested refund from Everything Travel Group and they got right on doing it. Went with a competitor of Captain Cook right on the pier where the Captain Cook trip was supposed to depart and got in the whale watching.
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