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Guided Electric Mountain Bike Tour - Coastal Cruise and Lava Loop

Explore the stunning beauty of the Akaroa coastline and countryside on the Banks Peninsula on our 2 hour guided Ebike tour.


  • Stunning views overlooking the turquoise waters of the Akaroa Harbour
  • Cycle along pristine coastline with uninterrupted ocean views and picturesque farm land
  • Escape the crowds, check out unique volcanic landscapes, indigenous birds and native forests
  • Cruise along easily on our top of the range latest model Scott electric mountain bikes
  • Knowledgeable and friendly guides to share knowledge and take photos for you

Coastal Cruise Trail:

Want to get out in the fresh air and explore the pristine coastline without breaking too much of a sweat? Then join us on our guided electric mountain bike tour which will showcase the absolute best views Akaroa has to offer.

Our brand new Ebikes take the sweat out of cycling with their pedal assist function so you can truly soak in the sights and sounds of the picturesque countryside. They are easy to ride and our route is mostly on quiet sealed roads for your enjoyment.

With views overlooking the Akaroa Harbour and Marine Reserve, unique volcanic landscapes, and an (optional) climb up to a lookout point - your Instagram account will be bursting with the most magnificent photos!

We cycle at a relaxed pace, in a small group, and can stop for coffee at a beautiful local winery so there is plenty of time for taking photos of this memorable ride.

The total distance is 21.6km (including climb to lookout), our guides are here to share local knowledge and to ensure your safety. This is sure to be an experience you will remember.

Lava Loop Trail:

If you are up for a bit of an adventure join us on our Lava Loop tour where you will earn the bragging rights of cycling up and around an extinct volcano! Enjoy unspoiled views over the pristine coastline, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and all the way over to the Southern Alps.

This energetic experience is a bit of a challenge made easier by our powerful pedal assist Ebikes, you can go so much further than you would on a conventional bike. Our route includes mixed terrain, steep slopes, sealed and gravel roads which are no problem to conquer with our experienced guides helping you along the way.

You are treated to fantastic views the entire way from postcard-perfect countryside, native forest to the stunning coastline your social media will be brimming with the memories made. There will be plenty of time to stop and take photos or catch a breath along the way, the multiple riding modes on our bikes will ensure everyone can keep up.

The total distance is 20km and our guides will be with you to ensure your safety and enjoyment. This tour is a must for adventure seekers.

Coastal Cruise $130.00 (Per Person)
Lava Loop $130.00 (Per Person)

What's included

  • Latest 2020 model top-of-the-range Scott electric mountain bike hire and guide
  • Helmet, gloves, high visibility vest, riding backpack and phone holster
  • Complimentary transport for cruise ship passengers


  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience


  • We meet outside the Duvauchelle Store, Akaroa


  • Minimum age: 13


  • Lava Loop tours start at 11:45am, Coastal Cruise tours start at 3:30 pm.

    All participants must weigh under 120kgs

    All participants must be confident with riding a conventional bike

    All participants must have a moderate level of fitness

    This tour is not suitable if you have with back problems, are pregnant, or suffer from any medical issues brought on by exertion.

Available Bookings from September 22 to September 28

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Zeth Weissman from United States wrote on 19 January 2020

Great views and equipment

The tour operators were great and knowledgeable. They gave us a brief overview on how to use an e-bike and then equipped us with gloves, helmets, safety vests, and riding packs then off we went. The guides made sure every one was able to shift and power their bikes on a quiet back road before heading out onto a bit more of a busier street. There was a little riding along with cars but for the most part, we had the roads to ourselves. Really nice trek to the top of a big hill with lots of opportunities to stop for water or take pictures. Then a long down hill passed sheep and cows. I have ridden a bike before but this was my first time on one with power assist. It was a lot of fun.

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Jimmy Christensen from New Zealand wrote on 26 April 2021

Great day out

Great ride. Had a awesome afternoon. Guide was fantastic. Highly recommended.

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Peter harrison from New Zealand wrote on 29 January 2021

Far higher than expected.

Our first experience on electric bikes. We anticipated doing the coastal loop but decided to do the lava loop, to the summit road and down a gravel stock route. We are average fitness and managed it surprisingly well. The e-bikes flattened the hill climb, Spectacular views on the the way and at the top. Greville, our guide was friendly, informative and organised. We would fully recommend this to anyone who is looking for a good two hour eco friendly excursion.

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