Cycle Trail 505:  Puketapu Loop  - cycling the river bank pathways       An extremely popular ride - suitable for children and adults.  Connect mind body and soul and enjoy nature's peaceful surroundings.                                                              Three  Wineries, 2  Pubs, Silky Oak Chocolates & Activities   

Bike hire from:$50 
Duration: 3 to 6 hours    Flat terrain
Our base:  47 Gloucester Street, Greenmeadows Napier 4112 
Kms to ride: 25 or 29 km                                                

Day Light Saving excursion                                                          From 2.30 to 7pm:  Stop of and have dinner at the Puketapu Hotel  your cost                Kms to ride:          14kms one way - evening collection 
Refer  bottom of  page for Download Trail 505 PDF                    which gives you full details of the following

 Price options for Standard and Electric bikes 

Start from our base – or mini bus collection and drop off

Winery opening days/ hours do vary depending on the seasons

Information regarding each wineries history

Places of interest
Mission Estate:  Restaurant    -   Church Road Winery: Restaurant
Shed 530 Estate Winery:   
Silky Oak Chocolates - Café & Museum.                       Pubs:  Puketapu Hotel & Restaurant -  Duke of Gloucester Bar & Restaurant, 
Your taste buds will enjoy the wine, beverages and amazing food  that is crafted by expert chefs,  indoor or outdoor areas to soak up the atmosphere depending on the weather.      


Close by our base at Greenmeadows you have a short ride (1.7kms) to Mission Estate and Church Road Wineries,(2.1 kms) both offer wine tasting, lunch and a range of tours. Cycle the suburb of Taradale stopping of at the Duke of Gloucester Bar & Restaurant then to Otatara Pa Site, great views from the top of the hill, onto Nevaria Lavender and the Arts Village. on way to Silky Oak Chocolates & Café.  Back track over the bridge, then meander through the country side cycling the Springfield River Bank pathway which overlooks the Tutaekuri River, keep an eye out for the swimming areas...

Visit the cellar door at Shed 530 Estate Winery (food available) then to the quaint Puketapu Village which has lots to offer- Puketapu Hotel is worthy of your presences they serve am or pm teas, lunch and dinners. Ice cream at the dairy, wander around the historic Puketapu Church and for those who love adventure visit the Puketapu Park for a ride on the flying fox. (toilets) Cell phone coverage not good at the Park! To complete the loop cross the one way bridge turn left and cycle the Omarunui River Bank Pathway - several gates to open, continue on the EIT Pathway to Johns Road, turn left and head inland back to Bike About Tours base

 Please ensure you book the wineries and lunch venue prior to the days cycling – if you don’t do this there is a possibility of being turned away on the day

Not included:                          Wine tasting - food - activities

 Included in your package:  Refer download Trail 505 PDF

Enjoy your ride in sunny Hawke's Bay

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