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Arrowtown Self Guided Premium Giant E-Bike Experience - Going Blue


Self Guided Premium Explorer Bike Experience - Arrowtown back to Queenstown, including scenic shuttle ride to Arrowtown!


  • Ranked #1 outdoor experience in Queenstown 2019 on TripAdvisor
  • Most 5 star reviews in 2019 for Bike hires Queenstown
  • Self guided Explorer journey - ride at your own pace with with no time deadlines as you make your way along the stunning scenic tracks back to Queenstown
  • Half-way option available for those looking for a shorter experience
  • Choose between our Electric or Hardtail Cruiser bike options
  • Accommodation pickup / drop off

To begin your trip, you'll be picked up from your accommodation and taken on a stunning scenic 20-minute shuttle ride to Arrowtown.

Once in Arrowtown you will be set up on your bike, receive a safety briefing and then be talked through the best routes and great spots plus some hidden local highlights to visit on your way back to Queenstown.

You're welcome to enjoy Arrowtown before you set off on your ride - why not fuel up with a delicious breakfast or coffee before heading out on your adventure! When you are ready you can set off along the stunning Arrow, Kawarau and Shotover river and lake trails. You'll pass stunning scenery, unique historic bridges and fantastic photo opportunities as you make your way back to Queenstown at your own pace.

The custom-designed maps we give you will ensure you get the most out of your explorer experience! We also offer a halfway option for those who are after a shorter experience. We will simply drop you half-way to Arrowtown and you can set off back to Queenstown.


  • Ride half way option available (Just let us know in the checkout if you would prefer this option).
  • Take the day at your own pace! No time deadlines or rush with plenty of time to explore and take in the stunning scenic tracks and views as you make your way back to Queenstown.
  • Convenient door to door pick up/drop off from your accommodation in Queenstown, Frankton or Arthur's point. Once back in Queenstown, we can also pick your gear up at the end of it from your accommodation or the Iconic Speight's Ale House located in Central Queenstown.
  • Choose between riding our classic standard bikes or one of our premium eBikes - All bikes are 2020 brand new models!
  • Arrowtown, Lower Shotover and Frankton and the surrounding trails are home to world-class award-winning golf courses, stunning lord of the rings scenery, historic gold mining history and famous bridges and much more!
  • We can also be flexible with departure times- just let us know in the checkout if you would a time different to what is in the booking grid, and we will try and cater to your group's needs.
  • You will also have your driver's cell phone number to contact in case your plans change during the day.
Electric Bike $120.00

What's included

  • Door to door drop off service
  • Brand new 2020 Model Bike hire
  • Helmets, locks, repair kits, maps, bottle waters and backpacks to use if needed
  • All the local advice/knowledge to suit your needs and ability


  • Departing from your Queenstown accommodation or pre-arranged meeting point


  • Minimum age is 14 years old.

    Any pick up at Kelvin Heights/ Hilton is an additional $40.00 per person - to be paid directly to the driver.

    Our bikes are not suitable for downhill biking and cannot be taken to Queenstown Bike Park or 7-mile bike park.


  • Please Note: This experience is suitable for Intermediate/Experience riders.

    Approx. 20-35 km ride one way depending on which option you would like to take (full, or half way).

    E-Bike Size: The E-Bikes are sized S, M, L and XL suitable for heights of 163cm-198cm / 5'4"-6'6". Additionally XS regular bikes are available.

    Insurance: For total peace of mind, full bike & gear insurance can be added as you proceed through the checkout for $5.00 per person.

    Departure & Return Time Flexibility: Going Blue are super flexible on departure and return times. If you require a different time for departure or return for your booking, please include this in the Notes section of your Booking and Going Blue will contact you to make this happen!

    Pick-up Times: Pick-up/Shuttle times are an estimate, a text will be sent to your contact number the evening before to confirm the pick-up time for your hire.

Available Bookings from 04 Mar to 10 Mar 2023

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Emma S from New Zealand wrote on 08 November 2020

Highly highly recommend!

We would highly recommend this bike experience using an electric bike. The bike ride itself gave us a great opportunity to explore some amazing scenery that we wouldn't have experienced otherwise, and it was a lot of fun! Andy was very friendly, was highly knowledgeable of different trails to do, and had great recommendations of things to do and places to eat both in Queenstown and Arrowtown which was very useful. Thanks Going Blue, we will definitely be doing this bike ride again next time we visit Queenstown!

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Thanks Emma for the Awesome review. Look forward to seeing you next year :)

kylas1 from New Zealand wrote on 17 February 2022


Quick disclaimer: THE ONLY EXPERIENCE I HAVE EVER HAD WITH RIDING A BIKE WAS GOING UP AND DOWN MY STREET EIGHT YEARS AGO LMAO and I didn't know what I was signing up for. I really was learning as I went and yet I still had the best time. The e-bikes were amazing, top quality, & really helped a lot while still pushing me out of my comfort zone (quick tip: just het the e-bikes lmao...hills are few and far in between but they're there and they're a pain when they come). Still have no idea how to turn on tight corners tho lol. We really appreciated the shuttle, the ease of drop off & all the tips given to us <3 I fell a bunch of times, took wrong turns, and had to take a million breaks--but I would still do it all again tomorrow. Thanks Going Blue you guys are theee boommmbbb!

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brookec14 from New Zealand wrote on 01 November 2021

Nice and chilled ride with ebikes

Awesome ride from Arrowtown to Queenstown. Great communication on pick up. Friendly service. A must try. Would do it again tomorrow.

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Love it Brooke. Thank you for choosing us 😄

glenv2 from New Zealand wrote on 21 October 2021

Great experience

awesome day!! awesome.bikes made it alot more enjoyable - dont think we would.hqve nailed those hills without the e-bikes! would definitely do this again.

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Thank you Glen for writing the review. 😊

Nikki from New Zealand wrote on 18 September 2021


Beautiful day out again incredible scenery (and wine in Gibbston Valley). Brand new bikes power lasted great whole way back

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Hey Nikki. Thank you for finding the time to write us a review! We love it and hope to see you again!


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