Cycle Trail 718 Havelock North Wineries   
 A Custer of 5 plus wineries in a picturesque setting,  85% of this ride is off-road       From: $65 Standard bike  $105 Electric bike  
Duration: 4 plus hours                    Minimum of 2 person 

Kms to ride
12.25kms drop of and collection                                                                                       Longer ride..  drop of and collection
20.45km  Havelock North Wineries and River Bank Pathway to Black Bridge       40kms one way from Bike About Tours                                                                        

Please note:
Black Barn had a fire on the 8th February 2022 - cellar door is closed until further notice. I suggest keeping an eye on their website!
Te Mata Estate Winery is open for wine sales only 7 days - no wine tasting whilst the country is in Red Traffic Light

 Winery opening days/ hours do vary depending on the seasons- refer PDF  at the  bottom of this page 

Wineries & Activities                                                                                         Askerene Winery  Gourmet Picnic's            Black Barn Winery & Bistro                  Te Mata Estate Winery                                    Akarangi  Wines                                      Craggy Range Winery  - fine dinning          Arataki Honey Centre                          Village Vineyard                                        Te Mata Mushrooms

In amongst the rolling country side on the Havelock North boundary you will find  New Zealand’s oldest winery - Te Mata Estate dating from 1896 to the newest Craggy Range from 1998...

This wine growing area has a long heritage of quality wines produced from the finest vineyards in the Hawkes Bay,  wineries have been rewarded with there dedication with a string of accolades over the years.

The friendly cellar door teams invite you to sample outstanding fine wines and cuisine, whether it's a picnic lunch under the trees or a fine dining experience of the very best quality.

Note: You will be well rewarded with the views of the Tuki Tuki river and outlying areas cycling the new pathway to Craggy Range which is elevated on the side of the hill adjacent to the roadway

If you still have heaps of pedal power   Back track and join the River Road Riverbank pathway  which follows the majestic Tuki Tuki  River as it makes its way out to sea, passing by vineyards, orchards, horticulture and farming areas.   On arrival at Black Bridge  you will be collected or continue cycling 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

 Refer bottom of page for Download of Trail 718                                    Printable PDF  with full details of this trail & maps

Not included: Wine tasting - Food - Activities

Bike Hire  starting from Bike About Tours base                                               $65 Bike hire - E Bike $105   You bike all the way.
 $75  Bike hire - E Bike $115   Cycle one way - am or pm drop off /or collection.
 $95 Bike hire - E Bike $135   Drop off and collection return to Bike About base.

Accommodation collection and drop off plus transport to/from the trail of your choice.
Transport - Bikers - Bikes -  Napier, Hastings, Havelock North  
$105  Standard bike:   $145 Electric bike:       E Bikes to be book in advance please

Note: Outside these areas price on application

Single supplement if transport is required.    $15 Napier $25 Hastings /Havelock North        

Morning collection by mini bus
9.30am Napier   10.15 to 10.30am Hastings /Havelock North

or advise a time that suits you best      

 Afternoon collection by mini bus
 Summer:  Phone call  around          Winter Phone call  3.30pm

to advise collection point that suits you best (not Riverbank Pathways).

Bikes back at base
Summer 5.15 to 5.45pm                 Winter 4.45 to 5.00pm
If you are going to be later than the above times a courtesy phone call please 

COVID 19 – a note from the wineries  At the Cellar Door Government mandate requires us to scan vaccine passports for all our guests. Please have them ready to scan when you enter.

Included in your package
Bike About Tours provides top of the range bikes, most bikes are fitted with gel seat covers, handle bar bags, panniers for your wine and other goodies, bike stands, key padlocks for bikes. We supply first aid and puncture repair kits; a detailed map of the Cycle Trail of your choice, helmet or you can bring your own. High visibility vests are not compulsory – we have them in stock if you wish to use one. Note: The majority of our Electric bikes don’t have handle bar bags!

Enjoy your ride in sunny Hawke's Bay