We will resume bike hire from Saturday 30th May 2020 and only operating on Saturday where there are sufficient cellar doors for you to visit.
If we return to Level 3 all operations will stop immediately. Bookings may be transferred to a day when we are operating or exchanged for gift vouchers up to the value paid.
Winery Bike Tour in Hawke’s Bay
Have fun exploring the Hawke’s Bay Wine Trail THIS WINTER.
We have a range of Cruiser Bikes, Electric Bikes and Tandems to chose from. Easy riding, short distances between wineries, its 100% Fun.
About the winery Bike Tour
If you are looking for a fun day’s cycling and wine tasting, or just need a few extra bikes to join some friends we can help out.
Full day hire:
Whether you are a couple, a family gathering or a group of mates, we have 50 bikes to hire out. Come and discover some of the region’s finest wineries, grab a bite to eat and cycle through the superb scenery of the Bridge Pa Triangle and Gimblett Gravels wine growing regions.
Half Day Hire*:
We have options for half day (2-4 hours) and a couple of hours ride – you may be able to squeeze in a winery or two in a short time frame. Drop by and let us we what we can do.
*Not bookable in advance and subject to availability
Plan the route
We’ll take you through the route and which wineries you can visit on the day.
During summer we will collect any wine purchases you make.
Hire does NOT include tasting fees at wineries. These are normally between $8-$10 each.
We do not provide pick up or drop off services. You can get a taxi or drive – we have plenty of parking.
which wineries are open and when.
From 30th May, 2020
Above schedule is from 30 May 2020. Wineries will be opening once we have reached Level 2 approval. We are confident there will be sufficient wineries to resume bike hire on the 30th May 2020
Book your tour today
WHAT WE DO
We offer a fun one-day cycling experience exploring wineries in the region by bicycle. Come and discover some of Hawke’s Bay’s finest wineries, taste the region’s wines while cycling through the superb scenery of the Bridge Pa Triangle and Gimblett Gravels wine growing regions.
Currently we only operate on Saturdays due to the limited number of wineries open.
Saturday 11am – 4pm
Closed on Good Friday, Easter Monday and ANZAC Day.
Our prices start at just $55 per person for regular bikes and tandems for a full day. Or take out an e-bike for just $95 per day.
- A wide range of bikes: cruisers, mountain bikes and tandems to choose.
- Hemets provided
- A route map and briefing.
- Roadside assistance in case of flat tyres.
- Collection of purchases from wineries (summer only)
Hire does NOT include:
- Tasting fees at wineries ($8-$10 per person per winery visited).
- Collection from or return to accommodation
Wineries to visit OVER WINTER
Autumn, Winter and Spring time (April to October) brings a smaller selection of wineries, but some great wines to discover. Most are open over the weekends for you to visit and enjoy their fare.
Ash Ridge Wines
Small world class winery, home of Lauren Swift, 2015 NZ Young Winemaker of the Year. Enjoy amazing wine and food in stunning surroundings.
Situated on red metal soils, Abbey Estate is a boutique ‘single estate’ producer operated by the Haworth family.
Unison Vineyard specialises in fine red wines and is recognised as an icon producer in the Gimblett Gravel Winegrowing District of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand.
A boutique family owned vineyard with cellar door and kitchen. Enjoy a casual atmosphere for wine tasting and all-day Artisan Food surrounded by vines.
Sileni stands for great food, great wine and great company. Exporting world-class wines to over 80 countries. Enjoy a tasting in the Cellar Door or wine and cheese beside the vines.
Trinity Hill is a mid range winery based in the Gimblett gravels and produce outstanding wines that explode with fruit character .
Places to Eat on your winery tour
What our customers are saying…
“This is heaps of fun for anyone who likes wine + fun! I highly recommend this to anyone who wants to spend some time trying different wines and having a blast with friends"
“I recently enjoyed a fabulous day biking around the gimlet gravel vineyards with a group of friends. This is the second time I have done this biking tour and couldn’t recommend it enough. It is a great way to experience this lovely area.”
“Bikes and maps were all fabulous. Phil suggested a route which was perfect timing for us so that we visited 6 wineries in an easy 14km ride. ”
“This is the best way to tour Hawks Bay wineries! For us the sun shone and we managed to visit 6 different vineyards. Everywhere we went people were friendly and helpful.”