Beach to Bay Self Guided Tour, Queenstown, New Zealand.

• Sleep in and enjoy the later start times.
• Old Shotover Bridge to Queenstown Bay, cafes on the way.
• 15 km of scenic easy mountain biking.
• Rivers, lakes and amazing mountain views.
• Return your bike to our shop and walk away, too easy!

This half day ride begins with a relaxed mid morning or mid afternoon pick up from our shop at 9 Duke Street in central Queenstown, followed by a scenic transfer to The Old Shotover Bridge.

After bike fitting, and helpful trail information from your knowledgeable driver, you’re free to set off riding at your leisure using our informative trail map. This 15km section of trail is exceptionally scenic, and has the added bonus of passing the famous Boat Shed Cafe, The Frankton Arm Tavern, Altitude Brewery and the Bathhouse Cafe on the edge of Queenstown.

Make your way back to Queenstown Bay and then onward to our shop in central Queenstown, return your bike and the tour is complete.

Ride Distance: 15km

Ride Time: Approximately 1.5hrs ride time (with options to extend if desired).

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1

10:30 AM or 3:00 PM: Transportation

Shuttle Delivery to The Old Shotover Bridge
  • Sit back and enjoy the 15 min drive.
  • Chat to your local driver.
2

10.45 AM – 10.55 AM or 3.15 PM - 3.25 PM: Briefing

  • Upon arrival at The Old Shotover Bridge your tour guide will brief you on bike safety and trail navigation before you depart.
3

10.55 AM – approximately 1.00 PM or 3.25 PM - approximately 6.00pm: Ride The Trail

Set off on your bike and explore the beautiful Queenstown Trail
  • Take in the beautiful vistas of the Remarkables and Coronet Peak.
  • Follow the Shotover River downstream to where it connects with the Kawarau River.
  • Follow the Kawarau River until it connects with Lake Wakatipu.
  • Enjoy riding the lake edge as you make your way into Queenstown.
  • Stop at a cafe and grab a feed or a coffee.
4

By 5.00 PM or 7.00 PM: Arrive In Queenstown

By 7.00 PM at the very latest reach Queenstown, where you will return your bike to Around The Basin. While most people will only take 1.5-2 hours to ride this section of trail we allow you to maximise the day
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION 9 Duke Street, Central Queenstown
DEPARTURE TIME Departure at 10:30 AM or 3 PM
RETURN TIME  By 5:00 PM or 7 PM
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, shoes, jacket and gloves.
INCLUDED
Helmet Quality Mountain Bike
Trail Map Shuttle Service
NOT INCLUDED
A Guide Riding The Trail With You

 

Riding the Queenstown Trail, near the Queenstown Gardens

Beach to Bay Self Guided Tour, Queenstown, New Zealand.

• Sleep in and enjoy the later start times.
• Old Shotover Bridge to Queenstown Bay, cafes on the way.
• 15 km of scenic easy mountain biking.
• Rivers, lakes and amazing mountain views.
• Return your bike to our shop and walk away, too easy!

This half day ride begins with a relaxed mid morning or mid afternoon pick up from our shop at 9 Duke Street in central Queenstown, followed by a scenic transfer to The Old Shotover Bridge.

After bike fitting, and helpful trail information from your knowledgeable driver, you’re free to set off riding at your leisure using our informative trail map. This 15km section of trail is exceptionally scenic, and has the added bonus of passing the famous Boat Shed Cafe, The Frankton Arm Tavern, Altitude Brewery and the Bathhouse Cafe on the edge of Queenstown.

Make your way back to Queenstown Bay and then onward to our shop in central Queenstown, return your bike and the tour is complete.

Ride Distance: 15km

Ride Time: Approximately 1.5hrs ride time (with options to extend if desired).

Guarantee the good times. Upgrade to an electric bike it’s only $50 more…

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

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