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Explore the Famous Gibbston Valley Wineries on Bike - Self Guided Tour - Going Blue

Premium Self-Guided Explorer Experience! Arrowtown to Gibbston Valley, or straight to Gibbston valley to explore in your own time!

Highlights

  • Ranked #1 outdoor experience in Queenstown 2019 on TripAdvisor
  • Most 5 star reviews in 2019 for Bike hires Queenstown
  • Take the day at your own pace with this fantastic self-guided trail tour!
  • Explore Gibbston Valley from Arrowtown, or the reverse – both options departing your Queenstown accommodation
  • There’s plenty of time to cruise and taste your way around the wineries
  • Choose between the Electric of Hardtail Cruiser bikes available
  • Flexible drop off and pick up times to suit you!

Your driver will pick you up from your Queenstown accommodation, taking you on a scenic 30-45 minute drive out to your starting point in Arrowtown or Gibbston (depending on where you choose to start).

Once you arrive 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 along the way.

Our custom-designed maps will help you to make the most of your time exploring.

Visit and taste your way around the award-winning wineries of the region, including Gibbston Valley, Chard Farm, Peregrine, Mt Rosa, Waitiri Creek/Cargo Brewery, Peregrine, Gibbston Tavern, Gibbston Valley Cheese experience and more!

Suitable for all riding experience levels, we can either drop you off at Arrowtown or Morven Ferry intersection where you'll bike to Gibbston (which is a longer, more of an Intermediate to advanced ride), or we can take you straight to the Gibbston area to start exploring straight away (which is perfect for all levels).

You can let our team know on the day where and when you’d like to be picked up and taken back to your accommodation.

Highlights:

  • Convenient pick up and drop off from your accommodation in Queenstown, Frankton or Arthur's point.
  • Choose from our standard Hardtail bike or try our new E-Bikes - all bikes are brand new 2020/2021 models.
  • You can bike up to 2km or 20km, just let us know your energy levels on the day, and we can plan your drop-offs and pickups to suit.
  • We also can be flexible with departure times - let us know in the checkout if you prefer a different time and we will try and cater to your group's needs.
  • Pickups are at 2pm or 5pm from a range of Vineyards or Breweries in the Gibbston area - the driver will discuss this with you when you get dropped off.
  • You will have your driver's cell phone number to contact in case your plans change during the day.
Electric Bike $130.00
Cruiser Bike $85.00

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

Location

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

Restrictions

  • Minimum age is 14 years old

Notes

  • Please Note: Any wine tasting or food is at own expense.

    This experience is suitable for Beginner/Intermediate/Experience riders.

    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!

    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.

    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 September 22 to September 28

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Electric Bike$90.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Cruiser Bike$75.00

  • Electric Bike$99.00
  • Cruiser Bike$75.00

  • Electric Bike$80.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Cruiser Bike$75.00

  • Electric Bike$115.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Cruiser Bike$75.00

  • Electric Bike$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Cruiser Bike$75.00

  • Electric Bike$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Cruiser Bike$75.00

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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Dick Downing from New Zealand wrote on 09 October 2020

Brilliant day out!

This was a perfect day out in stunning scenery and with great wine and beer to top it off. Jay and his team are welcoming, flexible and communicated well throughout. We had particular needs re drop off pick up and they were very accommodating. The cost also represented fantastic value!! Finally a word about the bikes! We took the electric option and they were a revelation - so much so that we all want one now!!

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From Explore the Famous Gibbston Valley Wineries on Bike - Self Guided Tour - Going Blue

Thank you so much for such a raving review, Dick! YOu were a pleasure to have on board! Please come again! Jay Going Blue

Joanne from New Zealand wrote on 07 October 2020

10 out of 10

Fantastic from start to finish - communication was excellent from before the event, right through to the end. Would definitely do this again another time - the staff and organisation were second to none. Really great trails and great to be able to go at own pace and the crew were great with flexible start and pickup locations and times. Would definitely recommend!

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From Explore the Famous Gibbston Valley Wineries on Bike - Self Guided Tour - Going Blue

Joanne, Thank you for find the time to writing such a lovely review! See you in the future. Jay Going BLue

Vinnie Smith from New Zealand wrote on 01 October 2020

Absolutley brilliant

We have been coming to Queenstown for years, and seen people doing the biking tours, so decided to give it a go. Whilst doing the Go Blue Gibston Valley Bike Tour, we saw sights that we have never seen, meet people that we would never have meet, and found wine that we never have drunken before. This is now a must do every time we come back. Thanks so much Jay and Brad at Go Blue

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From Explore the Famous Gibbston Valley Wineries on Bike - Self Guided Tour - Going Blue

Hey Vinnie, thanks for writing us a wicked review! See you next time!

julieh from New Zealand wrote on 02 August 2021

If you do nothing else, just do this!

The best day ever in every way for all 7 of us. The whole experience is amazing, very professionally organized and communication available throughout the journey. Ideal for all levels of fitness, just do it in your own time.

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From Explore the Famous Gibbston Valley Wineries on Bike - Self Guided Tour - Going Blue

Hey Julie. Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm glad you and your team had a blast! 😁

angied1 from New Zealand wrote on 02 August 2021

Fun day out on ebikes

We really enjoyed our trip, from being picked up at our accomodation to being given the choice of where and when to be collected at the end of our ride. The ebikes were great and made the ride from Arrowtown to Gibbston very easy. We loved the short detour to Chard Farm winery, and we had a great lunch at the Gibbston Tavern. Highly recommend!

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Thank you, Angie, for finding the time to write this review. We very much appreciate it!

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