SELF 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


hawkes bay bike wine tours - visiting mission estate

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

From $50/adult.

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TRAIL 503: FAMILY TRAIL – WINE & CHOCOLATES

A family trail – the majority of this ride is road and riverbank pathways with places of interest for every family member. A pleasant ramble along flat terrain, cycling 3 to 13.8km. Allow 3 to 4 hours.

From $45/adult.

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the puketapu loop bike trail

TRAIL 505: PUKETAPU LOOP

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

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

The terrain is quite flat. Puketapu Loop is 25km (29km if you visit Silky Oak Chocolates).

From $50/adult.

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TRAIL 508: WINE, ALE & CIDER

Two historic wineries and two outlets for Cider and Beer  for your taste buds to enjoy… 

A leisurely meander through Greenmeadows and Taradale suburbs  beautiful homes and gardens to pass by as you enjoy your 6.6kms or  7.6 kms or 15.8km  ride to the Filter Room for boutique beer and cider

Allow 3-4 hours.

From $45/adult.

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getting ready for a gimblett gravels wine tour by bike

TRAIL 613: GIMBLETT GRAVELS / NGATARAWA WINERIES

Our most popular Rural Cycle Trail – enjoy New Zealand’s best red wine.
Flat terrain. Approx 5 to 6 hours.

13kms  Drop off and pick up   

26kms  Drop off at Chesterhope Cycle Bridge if you want a longer ride 

From $75/adult.

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TRAIL 616:
West of Hastings and Napier
Wine, Beer & Cider

A new tour  West of Hastings & Napier  – exploring a Boutique Brewery,  riding the avenue of  214 Oak Trees  planted in the 1860’s- riverbank  and bridge pathways, wineries The Filter Room for a large range of boutique beer and cider  – your last port of call on the day is the  popular Duke of Gloucester Bar and  Restaurant 

From $70/adult.

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visiting the kidnappers coast wineries by bike

TRAIL 716: KIDNAPPERS COAST

Ideal for families – 95% of this ride is off-road pathways. Fantastic scenery, wineries and lots more.

8km, 14km and 28km  one way options.

From $55/adult.

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TRAIL 719: KIDNAPPERS COAST & HAVELOCK NORTH

Very popular scenic ride the majority is riding the pathways – great water views taking in the river and sea, wineries and cafes and seaside villages.

20km or 43km options – allow 5-6 hours.

From $55/adult.

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from kidnapper coast to havelock north wineries by bike

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.

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 bike by way of credit card imprint.

Some wineries charge tasting fees. 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)