Since the Queenstown Trail officially opened in 2012, Around The Basin have been a key operator on this 130km + purpose built trail network. Owned and operated by long term locals Steve Norton , Lisa Cooper and Hamish Fleming, together with a small, friendly team they pride themselves on offering a personalised kiwi flavour to their customers biking experience.
The beauty of this trail is diverse – showcasing stunning mountain vistas, lakes, rivers, swing bridges, quaint Arrowtown and Gibbston wine region there is plenty to see and explore. Around The Basin’s team know there trails well which means they can provide a wealth of knowledge and great advice to anyone considering the many riding choices available.
Whether it is mountain bike hire, electric bike hire, or the ultimate bike tour package they can cater to individuals, families and groups providing information, trail tips and a personalised service, taking a riding experience from good to great.
Around The Basin’s aim is to give any level of rider the opportunity to experience Queenstown’s stunning trails by helping them choose the ride most suited to their ability with as much or as little support as desired along the way.
In addition to bike rental they offer half and full day winery bike tours and bike and shuttle packages between Queenstown, Arrowtown, Gibbston and Jacks Point – these self-guided rides are perfect for the independent rider. For those that prefer a complete package with full care and attention throughout the entire ride their supported Bike The Bridges, Basin Explorer or E-Bike Ultimate Ride tours are the ideal choice. These supported tours can also be fully guided for that extra personal experience.
Take the hassle out of your ride and experience the best of the Queenstown Trail with Around The Basin!