Family Bike Tour around the wineries

$55.00 – $85.00 per adult**

A Family Bike Tour is a great way to bring the family together for a fun day out, we have bikes for all sizes. 

Starting with a wide range of adult bikes and eBikes, we have smaller bikes for young teens, bikes for 7-9 year olds, and trailers for the younger members of the family. Plus an infant seat if necessary.

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a day bike hire

11:00am to 5:00pm

Your Family Bike Tour starts as soon as we complete Bike Fitting & Route Briefing
routes on bike rental

1-5 Km  between wineries

Total distance 12-18 Km
wine tasting

Choose wineries en route*

Tasting fees not included: $8-$10 at most wineries
Lunch options on a bike hire

A few places for lunch

Café style or Bistro. Three locations to choose from.*
bike rental prices are reasonable

From $49.00 per adult

+ 4% non-refundable Card Processing Fee

* Dependant on day – some wineries may be closed. **Price is subject to a 4% Card Processing Fee (non-refundable). Inclusive of GST

Family Bike Tour Prices

Bike Tour overview

Easy Start

To start your Family Bike Tour, come to our shop located on a vineyard in the heart of Hawke’s Bay’s premium wine growing regions. One of our team brief you on the region and wineries to visit.

Plan a bike Route

We will take you through a map of the region and the wineries you can visit. Choose from either:

  • The Bridge Pa Triangle Route
  • The Gimblett Gravels Route

Allow 4-5 stops for wine tasting. The route covers up to around 20 Km on the Hawke’s Bay Cycle Trails

Picnic in the vines with On Yer Bike
Riding in the vines with On Yer Bike

Hours of Fun

You can comfortably do it in around 4-6 hours depending on how long you stay for tasting wine at each winery. Visit each winery and try some delicious wines. Have lunch overlooking the vines and remember to get a bottle or two to enjoy later.

Price range

E-Bikes 11:00am start (up to 6 Hours) $85.00 + $3.40 Card Fee 12:00pm start (up to 5 Hours) $79.00 + $3.16 Card Fee Regular Bikes 11:00am start (up to 6 Hours) $55.00 + $2.20 Card Fee 12:00pm start (up to 5 Hours) $49.00 + $1.96 Card Fee Teenagers 11:00am start (upto 6 Hours) $45.00 + $1.80 Card Fee 12:00pm start (upto 5 Hours) $40.00 + $1.60 Card Fee KIds (7-9) 11:00am start (upto 6 Hours) $30.00 + $1.20 Card Fee 12:00pm start (upto 5 Hours) $25.00 + $1.00 Card Fee

choose a route to go on…

Start your Family Bike Tour at our base – which is right next to Ash Ridge Winery – from where it is only 10 to 15 minutes by bike to the next winery. The wineries are well spaced from there on, for the perfect balance between exercise and wine tasting.

The Bridge Pa Triangle Route is approx. 20Km in length and follows State Highway 50, Ngatarawa Road and Maraekakaho Road.  When you start at 10am or 11am, you  will have time to take in the longer of the two routes.  Start with a tasting at Ash Ridge, then ride around to visit Selini Wines, Alpha Domus, Abbey Estate and Oak Estate.
You can find lunch at Abbey Estates or Oak Estate. Abbey is also a brewpub and generally has live music on Saturday afternoons.

Ash Ridge Winery

Small world class winery, home of Lauren Swift, 2015 NZ Young Winemaker of the Year. Enjoy amazing wine and food in stunning surroundings.

Alpha Domus

Enjoy a relaxed tasting in our authentic Cellar Door. Beautiful sparkling wines, distinctive white varietals, full bodied reds and delicious dessert wines from our family-owned winery.

Abbey Estate

Abbey has morphed into a Wine Bar and Brew Bar. Housing not just a winery  but a brewery too, they often put on live music on a Saturday afternoon.

Sileni Wines

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.

Oak Estate

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.

Please note: 10am and 11am start only. Bikes will be returned at 5pm or before.

The Gimblett Gravels Ride is approx. 12Km in length and follows State Highway 50 to Mere Road. Start with a wine tasting at Ash Ridge followed by Villa Maria, Trinity Hill, Unison, Stonecroft and Oak Estate. You can choose to  have lunch at either Unison, Oak Estate, or Ash Ridge wines.

Ash Ridge Winery

Small world class winery, home of Lauren Swift, 2015 NZ Young Winemaker of the Year. Enjoy amazing wine and food in stunning surroundings.

Te Awa

Te Awa winery produces single-estate-grown wines and is situated in the heart of the thriving Gimblett Gravels Wine Growing area of the Hawke's Bay.

Trinity Hill

Trinity Hill is a mid range winery based in the Gimblett gravels and produce outstanding wines that explode with fruit character .

Oak Estate

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.

Stonecroft

One of the original wineries in the Gimblett Gravels Wine Growing region. Stonecroft has grown to make delicious organic wines of note.

Unison Vineyard

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.

Please note: if you opt for a 12pm start time your  only option is the Gimblett Gravels ride. Bikes will be returned at 5pm or before.

Places to Eat on your winery tour

Oak Estate

Oak Estate

The Kitchen at Oak Estate is using mainly local ingredients to prepare wonderful flavorsome dishes. The Pantry is full with home made Artisan products.

Open Thursday to Saturday

To Book Call: 06 879 7019

Villa Maria Gimblett Gravels

Te Awa Restaurant

Focused on delivering memorable and unique experiences, expect intimate tastings, exceptional service paired with culinary small plates designed by renowned Chef Stephen Tindall.

Open Tuesday to Saturday

To Book Call: 06 879 7602

Unison Vineyard

Unison Vineyard

A hearty feast from a boutique wine maker’s table. Enjoy simple, but elegant food whilst watching the kids entertain themselves in the playpen.

Open Saturday and Sunday

To Book Call: 06 879 7913

Abbey Estate

Abbey Estate

This popular brewpub and cellar door has a range of pizzas and platters available on the weekend. Drop by for a pint and a bite to eat on your ride

Open Saturday

To Book Call: 06 879 6171

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Hire includes: Bike hire and helmet from 11am to 4pm in winter, route map, and roadside assistance.
  • Hire does NOT include: Tasting charges that apply at wineries. Transfers from or to accommodation. Collection of purchases from wineries.
  • There is a wine tasting cover charge at each winery you visit of between $8-$10 per person, which is redeemable against wine purchases.

Please Note: Cycling is an outdoor activity and we operate in both rain and sunshine. Please bring appropriate clothing for the intended weather forecast.

Online bookings close one hour prior to departure on the day of booking. If you are looking for bikes after 11am on the day of departure please come to our offices and see what is available.

Cancellation

Reservations may be canceled by email up to 24 hours prior to the reservation date. Please see our Cancellation and Refunds page for more information about refunds. If cancellation is within 24 hours or on the day, no refunds will be given.

Hours of Rental

Rental time is from the hour selected during booking until 5pm – All bicycles must be returned by 5pm. Failure to do so will result in a late fee of $5 per half hour, or part thereof, until bikes returned.

 

Location of Rental

  • All rentals start and finish at our offices. We do not take bikes to other locations and will not collect bikes from other locations.
  • Customers must be present at pick up to sign a liability release form.
  • Helmets are required to be worn at all times.
  • Please read our rental and cancellation policies prior to reserving bikes.

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