Gimblett Gravels Wineries Ride

Explore the wineries of the Gimblett Gravels Wine District

Pricing

Electric Bikes (per person)
$90.00
Regular Bikes (per person)
$55.00
Tandem (per couple)
$110.00
What’s Included:
  • A comfortable e-bike, hybrid bike, or tandem.
  • Hemets provided
  • A route map and briefing.
  • Roadside assistance in case of flat tyres.
  • Collection of purchases from wineries
Hire does NOT include:
  • Tasting fees at wineries ($10-$20 per person per winery visited).
  • Transport from or return to accommodation
Nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay region lies the Gimblett Gravels Wine Region, a true haven for wine lovers and cycling enthusiasts alike. The region boasts sweeping landscapes, stunning views over vineyards, and a plethora of opportunities for the exploration if wine. As you set off on a bicycle ride to discover the Gimblett Gravels wineries, you will be struck by the sheer beauty of the surrounding countryside. The cycle path winds along past the rolling hill of Roy’s Hill, past fields of vibrant wildflowers, and, of course, acres upon acres of vineyards.

Each winery in the Gimblett Gravels Wine Region offers a unique insight into what the region produces. You’ll be warmly welcomed by the local winemakers and offered samples of some of the region’s finest wines. Each winery has its own unique charm, ranging from sleek, modern facilities to rustic, barn-like structures. The wines themselves are exceptional, ranging from bold and full-bodied reds to crisp and refreshing whites.

You’ll find this bicycle ride a truly unforgettable way to experience the natural beauty and exceptional wines of the Gimblett Gravels Wine Region. And, hopefully, you will carry the memories of this cycling trip with you for a lifetime. The Gimblett Gravels Wine Region is a true gem of New Zealand, offering you a chance to experience the best of both worlds: stunning scenery and world-class wines.

Duration: 5 hrs (allow 1 hour per winery)
Distance: 12km
Stops at:

  • Ash Ridge Winery (Thu – Sun, 11-5)
  • Unison Vineyards (Fri – Sun, 11-4)
  • Stonecroft (Fri – Sun, 11-4)
  • Oak Estate (Thu – Sun, 11:30-4)
  • Trinity Hill (Wed – Sun, 11-5)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

On Yer Bike at Ash Ridge
Rental Start and Return: Roy’s Hill

This ride starts and finishes at our shop next to Ash Ridge Winery at Roy’s Hill.

  • We do not transport riders or bikes to start in other locations and will not collect bikes or riders at the end.
  • All renters must be present at pick up to sign a liability release form.
  • Please read our rental and cancellation policies prior to reserving bikes.
    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.

    Lunch and Wine Tasting Bookings

    Wineries are limiting group sizes for their wine tasting and do require advance bookings for groups larger than four people. We will send you more advance route details, including contact information, once you book in with us. Please note: we do not do these bookings on your behalf.

    Cancellation

    Bookings cancelled more than 7 days from hire date can receive a refund less transaction fees. Bookings cancelled within 7 days will receive a voucher to book again at another time. Bookings cancelled within 24 hours prior to the hire date are non-refundable.

    Winery Opening Days

    Opening Hours for the wineries for autumn 2024 from Easter to Kings Birthday Holiday weekend. This may be subject to change without prior notification.

    Ash Ridge
    Oak Estate
    Stonecroft
    Trinity Hill
    Unison

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    11am - 5pm
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    Thur

    10am - 5pm
    11:30am - 4pm
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    Fri

    10am - 5pm
    11:30am - 4pm
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    Sat

    10am - 5pm
    11:30am - 4pm
    Open in Oct
    11am - 5pm
    Open in Oct

    Sun

    10am - 5pm
    11:30am - 4pm
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