Arrowtown To Gibbston Valley Self Guided Mountain Biking

• 15 km of gorgeous mountain biking from Arrowtown to Gibbston.
• River gorges, suspension bridges, Bungy and a winery.
• Be independent. Ride at your pace.
• Ride the trail one way only! 
• A perfect ending, hang out at a winery.

Bike The Wineries

Ride Information

Shuttle with us from Queenstown to Arrowtown and ride the most popular section of the Queenstown Trail. Follow the Arrow River Trail to the historic Kawarau Bungy Bridge. From there proceed into the Gibbston Wine Valley, making your way to a designated winery from which you will be shuttled back to Queenstown.

This half-day ride leaves from Queenstown at either 9am or 1pm over summer (September to April), or 10am or 12pm over winter (May to August) – please book well in advance to secure your spot.

A electric bike is never a bad choice! You are on holiday after all…

Elevation and Distance 

Total Distance: 14.27km | Total Elevation Gain: 153m | Total Elevation Loss: 198m.

Want to download the GPX file for this track? Click here.

Other Options

Vehicle support is available on this ride: click here for the details.

Not the ride for you? Check out our other ride options.

 

Summer Itinerary (1st September – 31st April)

1

9 AM: Transportation

Shuttle from our shop (9 Duke Street in Queenstown) out to Arrowtown.
2

9.30 AM – 9.45 PM: Briefing

Upon arrival at the trail, your driver will brief you on bike safety, trail navigation, the wineries and pick up information
3

9.45 AM – 12.15 PM: Riding to Gibbston Valley

Set off on your bike and explore 15km of the beautiful Arrow River Trail before reaching the Kawarau Bungy Bridge, the world home of Bungy. From here you have about 2km left before reaching the Gibbston Valley Winery where you can relax with a glass of wine before getting shuttles back to Queenstown.
4

12.15 PM: Transportation

Our Shuttle will be departing at 12.15pm to be back in town for 12.45pm.

 

There’s also an afternoon option which departs Queenstown for Arrowtown at 1 pm, then returns from the Gibbston Valley by 5pm.

 

Winter Itinerary (1st May – 31st August)

1

10 AM: Transportation

Shuttle from our shop (9 Duke Street in Queenstown) out to Arrowtown.
2

10.30 AM – 10.45 PM: Briefing

Upon arrival at the trail, your driver will brief you on bike safety, trail navigation, the wineries and pick up information
3

10.45 AM – 1 PM: Riding to Gibbston Valley

Set off on your bike and explore 15km of the beautiful Arrow River Trail before reaching the Kawarau Bungy Bridge, the world home of Bungy. From here you have about 2km left before reaching the Gibbston Valley Winery where you can relax with a glass of wine before getting shuttles back to Queenstown.
4

1.30 PM: Transportation

Our Shuttle will be departing at 1.30pm to be back in town for  approximately 2.00pm.

 

There’s also an afternoon option which departs Queenstown for Arrowtown at 12 pm, then returns from the Gibbston Valley by 4.30 pm.

 

Southern Discoveries Bridge