Arrowtown To Queenstown Self Guided Mountain Biking Adventure

Do you ride regularly and are looking for some exercise, this one’s for you.
Arrowtown, lakes, river gorges, bridges and cafe stops.
Get back to Queenstown in your own time.
35 km one way ride – way better than an “out and back”.
We’ll get you sorted with everything for your ride.
E bikes are highly recommended and ensure an epic day on the trail.

Ride Information

Head out on a scenic 25 minute drive to Arrowtown. Be fitted to your bike, given trail tips, a map and safety briefing then depart on your independent adventure ride.

Explore Arrowtown and grab a coffee before setting off to ride at your leisure along the Arrow River Bridges Trail toward Morven Ferry Intersection. From here either take a diversion to the Kawarau Bungy or follow the Twin Rivers Trail along the Kawarau and Shotover Rivers to the shores of Lake Wakatipu and onward to Queenstown Bay where you can return your mountain bike.

Electric bikes are highly recommended!

Please note: For some parties biking Arrowtown to Queenstown can take 4+hrs to complete. It is your responsibility make it back to Queenstown before our shop closes (5pm).

Interactive Trail Map

Explore your Arrowtown to Queenstown ride in more detail. Zoom in and out, and even change your aspect as you interact.

Elevation and Distance 

Total Distance: 34.48km | Total Elevation Gain: 289m | Total Elevation Loss: 377m.

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

Other Options

Not the ride for you? Check out our other day ride options or if you want more days riding investigate our multi day rides here.

Please don’t hesitate to call or email us if you have any questions:

Call us on +64 27 952 5801 Email :

DEPARTURE TIME Summer: (1 Sept-30Apr) Check in at 8:50 AM / Winter: (1 May-30 Sep) Wait outside by 9.55 AM
RETURN TIME  Before 5.00 PM
RIDE DISTANCE AND APPROX TIME 35 Km : Average biking time 4 hours, allow longer if you go to Bungy and if you want to enjoy stops enroute.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, shoes, jacket and sunscreen
Quality Mountain Bike Shuttle Service One Way
Wine Tastings
A Guide Riding The Trail With You
Vehicle Support
Heading in for a coffee, Provisions Cafe, Arrowtown