Self Guided Bike & Wine

Explore Hawke’s Bay by bike – a fun, easy cycle ride, ending in a visit to one of the top wine & food establishments in Hawke’s Bay. An easy 18km/11 miles (approx. 2 hours cycling) self guided cycling tour along a dedicated cycle pathway beside the Pacific Coast and through a working farm and birdlife sanctuary finishing with a wine tasting and seasonal platter experience at one of Hawke’s Bay’s renowned wineries. Hawke’s Bay is one of the New Zealand’s most acclaimed wine regions and the Hawke’s Bay Trails - Heretaunga Ararau, are one of New Zealand's best, year-round cycling destinations. The limesand trails are wide, smooth and mostly flat, perfect for enjoying the mini Mediterranean climate with some of the finest food and wine to be found anywhere in the world - the perfect indulgent experience! You will be starting your ride in Napier City, the heart of the fascinating Art Deco world capital. Heading along the Pacific Coast you will pass through the Napier port village of Ahuriri – a seaside village full of cafes and shops. The ride then passes the Ahuriri Estuary where you will view the variety of protected birdlife in this Department of Conservation Wildlife Sanctuary. You get to ride through a working farm and experience real-life New Zealand. Along the way you will stop in at one of Hawke’s Bay leading wineries to experience a wine tasting and seasonal platter. At the completion of the day you will be shuttled back to the information centre where you will catch the free transfers back to your cruise ship. The cycling portion of this tour is a total distance of 11 miles (18kms) and is completely flat and gentle, so suitable for all riders with a moderate level of fitness. The tour is available with either E-bikes or standard bikes. All tour participants are provided with maps and instructions plus a Takaro Trails support vehicle is on-call throughout the day should it be required.
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  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $179.99
    Children (12 & under) from $139.99



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