CYCLE & EXPLORE RIDES

Hawkes Bay Cycle & Explore Rides

“Hawke’s Bay is blessed with more than 200km of Rotary Pathways and new cycle lanes drawn on the roads. Enjoy with your family – have loads of fun and adventure. Soak up the fantastic scenery and take time out to read the history on the many boards and plaques. View magnificent architectural examples of Spanish Mission and Art Deco buildings, the style of the early 20th century. Visit the cemetery for a fabulous vista.”
– JENNE LEEDES


TRAIL 512: WETLANDS, WESTSHORE, AHURIRI, COASTAL & IWAY PATHWAYS LOOP OF NAPIER

Flat terrain following farmlands and wetlands, the ocean, and exploring Westshore, Ahuriri and Napier City. Approx. 4-5 hours.

The full ride is around 30km, or call for an afternoon pickup.

From $50/adult.

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Red ride on map.

Prices (per person)
$45 from our base.
$50 with accommodation collection and drop off Napier area.
$70 with accommodation collection and drop off in Hastings – Havelock North.
Electric bike additional $30.
Additional $5 collection if you run out of pedal power.
Tandems $90.
Children 8-12 $35.
Children up to 8 $30.
One wheelers $30.
Baby Seats from $15.

Route
Flat terrain all day. Heaps to explore on your 30km ride – wetlands, beautiful homes and gardens in the Westshore Suburb, the village of Ahuriri has heaps to see and do, panoramic view over the Pacific Ocean as you wind you way on the pathways to Napier Inner City – take a stroll into the Shopping Centre.

Continue on the pathway beside the sea, turn inland an join the new 6kms of iWay to Prebensen Drive, then into the suburb of Tamatea – take in the views of the area you have cycled – then to Mission & Church Road Wineries Cellar doors before returning to base.

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TRAIL 513: WETLANDS, BAY VIEW, COASTAL PATHWAYS, INLAND I-WAYS LOOP

A fantastic new trail with lots to discover. A full-day tour.

The full ride is around 50km, or call for an afternoon pickup.

From $50/adult.

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Orange ride on map.

Prices (per person)
$45 from our base.
$50 with accommodation collection and drop off Napier area.
$70 with accommodation collection and drop off in Hastings – Havelock North.
Electric bike additional $30.
Additional $5 collection if you run out of pedal power.
Tandems $90.
Children 8-12 $35.
Children up to 8 $30.
One wheelers $30.
Baby Seats from $15.

Route
A fantastic Trail, lots to discover as you wind your way via the inland foothills through farmlands to the Wetlands where you will find wildlife a plenty. Pass the Napier airport, farming and orchard areas on your way to Bay View.

Options to visit Snapper Café at Napier Beach Holiday Park or *Crab Farm Winery, then cycle Coastal Pathways – Beacons Reserve to Westshore, Ahuriri, Downtown Napier, enjoy the new iWays through Marewa and Tamatea Suburbs, Park Island to enjoy the view then to Mission & Church Road Wineries cellar doors before returning to base.

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TRAIL 517: AWATOTO LOOP

Two Riverbank Pathways – 30km along the Tutaekuri & Ngaruroro Riverbanks.

Flat terrain: an enjoyable country ride. A pleasant 2.7km ramble along Guppy Road to join the Tutaekuri Riverbank Pathway to Awatoto beside the sea (7km).

From $50/adult.

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Prices (per person)

$50 from our base.
$60 from our base, with transport to OR from the trail.
$70 from our base, with transport to AND from the trail.
$75 with accommodation collection and drop off plus transport to and from the trail.
Electric bike additional $30.
Additional $5 collection if you run out of pedal power.
Tandems $90.
Children 8-12 $35.
Children up to 8 $30.
One Wheelers $30.
Baby Seats from $15.

Route
A pleasant 2.7km ramble along the roadway to join the Tutaekuri Riverbank Pathway to Awatoto (7km) beside the sea. Turn right cross two bridges then follow the Ngaruroro Riverbank pathway to Chesterhope Bridge (7.2kms) then onto the new cycle bridge attached to the road bridge over the Ngaruroro River – cycle via Gilbertson Road, Brookfields Road, cross another bridge (4km) and join the Tutaekuri Riverbank Pathway to Guppy Road and return to Bike About Base (8.2km).

Option: still have pedal power!? Continue on and ride the Puketapu Loop.

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TRAIL 614: HASTINGS ICONS – HASTINGS & HAVELOCK NORTH WINERIES

An enjoyable ride through the Hawkes Bay countryside and city of Hastings, exploring Hastings icons and Wineries.

Cycle one way 46kms afternoon collection. Drop and collection 35kms.

From $55/adult.

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Lime green ride to Clive, inland blue ride to Hastings and Havelock North, Lime green ride to road end on map.

Prices (per person)
$50 from our base.
$60 from our base, with transport to OR from the trail.
$70 from our base, with transport to AND from the trail.
$75 with accommodation collection and drop off plus transport to and from the trail.

Electric bike additional $30.
Tandems $90.
Children 8-12 $35.
Children up to 8 $30.
One Wheelers $30.
Baby Seats from $15.

Details
Road and Riverbank pathways, i-Way Pathway from Clive to Hastings, (Sundays only visit Hawke’s Bay Farmers Market) Hastings Hanging baskets are a sight to behold during the summer months, Vidal’s Estate Winery & Restaurant Strawberry Patch, explore the village of Havelock North, Arataki Honey, Black Barn and Te Mata Estate Winery, Tandem Café.

Take a detour – hilly terrain 5.2kms return cycle down the hill to Craggy Range Winery.

Continue your cycle trail via  the River Road Pathway then explore the two coastal villages  – Haumoana and Te Awanga  – wineries in this area – Beach House Wines,  Elephant Hill, Clearview and Te Awanga Estate (formally Kim Crawford Wines), enjoy spectacular  coastal views.  Cycle through the village of Te Awanga to Wool World and Clifton Bay Cafe at the road end beside the sea. Other points of interest  Haumoana Farmyard Zoo and/or the British Car Museum. There are  numerous Art & Craft studios in this area.

Food Options
Vidal’s Estate Winery, Rose & Shamrock or explore the many food outlets in the village of Havelock North, Black Barn Winery, Tandem Cafe and Craggy Range.

Food Options (Coastal Villages)
Gannet Bar & Grill, Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Clearview Winery, Clifton Bay Cafe.

Afternoon or evening collection at a time and place that suits you best.

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TRAIL 615: HASTINGS ICONS & WINERIES

This ride gives you the opportunity to connect mind, body and soul and enjoy nature’s peaceful surroundings.

One way ride from our base is 35km, or drop off at Pakowhai Park 28.48km. Afternoon collection.

From $55/adult.

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Dark orange & blue ride on map.

Prices (per person)
$55 bike hire (E-bike $90). From our base, cycle both ways – you bike all the way.
$65 bike hire (E Bike $105). From our base, cycle one way – AM drop-off or PM collection.
$75 bike hire (E Bike $115). From our base – drop off and collection.
$80 bike hire (E Bike $120). Accommodation collection and drop off – Napier, Hastings & Havelock North only.

Tandems – double the cost as above.
One Wheelers $45.
Baby Seats from $15.

Route
One way ride from our base is 35km, or drop of at Pakowhai Park 28.48km.

Highlights
Tutaekuri Riverbank pathway, Brookfields Bridge, Chesterhope cycle bridge, continue on the pathway to Ormond Road (Oak Avenue). Enjoy the picturesque ride through Oak Avenue to Pask Winery. Explore Hastings Frimley Rose Garden and Cornwall Park.

Then time to treat yourself to a famous Rush Munro Ice Cream, onto Hastings City Art Gallery. During summer the Hanging Baskets in the inner city Shopping Centre are a sight to behold, well worth a look.

Continue onto Vidal Estate for wine tasting. Strawberry Patch – pick your own strawberries summer months. Venture into the countryside passing vineyard, orchard and farm land to Birdwood Gallery for a well earned cuppa. 3kms down the road is the boutique village and shopping centre of Havelock North that you can explore.

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PLEASE NOTE

Your cycle tour departs from Bike About Tours base at Greenmeadows, Napier.

If requesting a pick-up, suggested collection times are 9.30am & 12.45pm. Other times by arrangement. Accommodation collection and drop off outside stated areas POA.

Afternoon collection time and place that suits you best (not pathways).

If you run out of pedal power on busy days there may be a delay in collection.

Equipment hirage bond $50 per bike by way of credit card imprint.

Some wineries charge tasting fees. Opening days and hours may vary.

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“We were so pleased to have found your bike company, thoroughly enjoyed our days biking. The basket on the bikes sure is helpful to carry our goodies – the pathways are amazing – we especially enjoyed having our picnic lunch beside the sea. Thank you Jenne will come and stay with you next time as well as hiring the bikes.”Barbara & Phil from Wellington