SELF GUIDED & GUIDED WINERY RIDES




Bike Tours Around Hawkes Bay Wineries

“Numerous award-winning wineries that afford plenty of places to stop and rest along the way. Experience the hospitality at the cellar doors and discover in your glass, wines that showcase the regions’ potential and growth. Merlot is the dominant grape variety, followed by Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, complimented by Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Riesling and Semillon. Savour the gourmet cuisine that will reawaken your taste buds. Explore other points of interest along the way including…boutique beers, ciders, olive oils, delicious chocolates, fabulous handcrafted pottery, honey, arts & crafts, strawberries in summer and lots more.”
– JENNE LEEDES
PS I have chosen 4 cycle trials with the option of a Guide – happy to advise cost if you choose another trail option.

TRAIL 501: NAPIER HISTORIC WINERIES

A popular Cycle Trail from our base in Napier visiting  historic wineries, two local pubs and the Filter Room for  Boutique Cider & Beer.  Enjoy a leisurely tasty lunch along the way.

Allow 5 to 6 hours plus, a pleasant 25 to 39 km ramble along pathways and flat terrain.

From Standard Bike $50 or Electric Bike $95

TRAIL 503: FAMILY TRAIL – WINE & CHOCOLATES

A family trail – the majority of this ride is road pathways  with places of interest for every family member.  Fabulous lunch options in  tranquil settings,   chocolates a plenty to suit everyone’s taste buds at  Silky Oak Chocolates  & Cafe.

A pleasant ramble along flat terrain, cycling 14 km. Allow 3 to 4 hours.

From Standard Bike  $45  Electric Bike $95

TRAIL 505: PUKETAPU LOOP

A very popular Family Trail cycling the Tutaekuri Riverbanks on way to explore the quaint village of Puketapu.

Visit Mission Estate,  Church Road  and Moana Park Wineries, Puketapu Hotel and Duke of Gloucester.   A great choice of places to eat that offer  indoor or outdoor areas to soak up the atmosphere depending on the weather.

Optional: Day Light Saving excursion from 3pm to 7pm.  stop of and have dinner at the pub! ( your cost) 

The terrain is  flat. Puketapu Loop is   25km   and  29km if you visit Silky Oak Chocolates.  14kms one way from Puketapu Pub

Self guided from: Standard Bike $50 – Electric Bike $95

Guided:(min of 2 persons) from: Standard bike $265 -Electric Bike $310

TRAIL 506 MISSION & CHURCH ROAD WINERIES

This tour has been designed for those who are short on time or just want to experience the ambience at two of New Zealand’s older wineries  enjoying wine and delicious food,  if desired take a guided tour and learn the wine making process – lots of options to choose from

The terrain is flat:  4.83kms or 6.83km or 9.08kms

From Standard Bike $45    Electric Bike $95

TRAIL 507: AHURIRI WILDLIFE ESTUARY
MISSION WINERY

Your ride takes you on an adventure  – the majority of land  was water prior to the Napier  Earthquake of 1931. Cycle through  suburbs, peaceful country side,  view the  wildlife estuary, maybe watch a plane or two landing on the runaway at Napier Airport  – If  you wish  stop off at Mission Estate Winery on your way back to base

Flat terrain. 15.5kms   Approx  2 to 4 hours.

From $45 Standard Bike   $95 Electric Bike

TRAIL 508: WINE, ALE & CIDER

1.7kms to 2kms from our base at Greenmeadows are two historic wineries,  a very popular family pub in Taradale  for Cider, Beer and other beverages – then  a ride in the country to the Filter Room & Café  where  beer and cider are made on site  – further down the country lane is Hawke’s Bay’s oldest boutique winery whose owners are very passionate about the wine they produce.

 You decide the distance you want to ride   6.6kms  or 13.8km or 22kms 

Allow 3-4 hours.

From $45 Standard bike  or $95  Electric Bike

TRAIL 613: GIMBLETT GRAVELS / NGATARAWA WINERIES

Enjoy New Zealand’s best red wine as you meander along  98% off road pathways in the rural setting of Gimblett Gravels/Ngatarawa Wineries  experiencing the awesome cellar  door hospitality of up to 9 wineries.  An excellent selection of Cafes and Restaurant at Te Awa Wines  
Flat terrain. Approx 5 to 6 hours.

13kms  Drop off and pick up at the wineries of your choice
26kms  Drop off at Chesterhope Cycle Bridge if you want a longer ride – pm collection at a place that suits you best.
From $90  Standard Bike  or  $130 Electric Bike.

Guided (min of 2 persons) from $315 Standard bike or Electric Bike $345

TRAIL 716: KIDNAPPERS COAST

Ideal for families – 95% of this ride is off-road and river bank  pathways. Fantastic scenery, rivers, sea, estuaries, lots of cycle bridges to cross.  Passing through Haumoana Village stop of for an ice cream then a short cycle to the cycle pathway beside the sea that will take you to  Te Awanga Village  where you will find four wineries  to visit depending on the time of year,   three wineries offer  delicious  menus  – Hygge Cafe  is situated close by the sea at road end.  Art & Craft outlets to explore and  lots more.

8km, 14km and 28km  one way options.

From Standard Bike  $55   Electric Bike $95

Guided (min of 2 persons) from Standard Bike $270 – Electric  Bike $310

TRAIL 718: HAVELOCK NORTH WINERIES & ACTIVITIES

Drop off in the bustling village of Havelock North  then your ride takes you through the picturesque suburbs to the outskirts of the village where you will find several  wineries and activities to explore.

Collection and drop off: From Standard Bike  $95   Electric Bike $135

Guided (min of 2 persons) from Standard Bike $310 – Electric  Bike $350

TRAIL 716: KIDNAPPERS COAST

Ideal for families – 95% of this ride is off-road and river bank  pathways. Fantastic scenery, rivers, sea, estuaries, lots of cycle bridges to cross.  Passing through Haumoana Village stop of for an ice cream then a short cycle to the cycle pathway beside the sea that will take you to  Te Awanga Village  where you will find four wineries  to visit depending on the time of year,   three wineries offer  delicious  menus  – Hygge Cafe  is situated close by the sea at road end.  Art & Craft outlets to explore and  lots more.

8km, 14km and 28km  one way options.

From Standard Bike  $55   Electric Bike $95

Guided (min of 2 persons) from Standard Bike $270 – Electric  Bike $310

PLEASE NOTE

Your cycle tour departs from Bike About Tours base at Greenmeadows, Napier or if being collected and we have your bikes on board we go directly to the Cycle Trail of your choice.

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.

Trails from Napier  – phone call around 4.00pm to arrange a place that suits you best (not pathways) for collection around 4.45pm   Thankyou!

On busy days there may be a delay in collection, thank you for your patience in advance  – Jenne

Equipment hirage bond $50 per Standard bike or $100 per Electric Bikes by way of credit card imprint.

We have held the bike hire costs again this year with a small increase for transport, we haven’t included credit card fees in our prices as we don’t want those paying by online banking in advance or cash on the day to incur this additional cost. We ask if paying by Credit Card: an additional 3% surcharge to cover bank charges – Thank you!- We accept Visa & MasterCard. .

Most wineries charge tasting fees I put the cost on the last pages of the pdf’s . Opening days and hours may vary.

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“Thanks Jenne – we had a fabulous day biking and exploring the Gimblett Gravels wineries, friendly staff at all the cellar doors, your map and details so clear it made biking a breeze. We appreciated being collected from and returned to our accommodation.”Bill & Helen from Melbourne (Winery Ride)