Wanaka Bike Tours
Make the most of the stunning scenery with a guided trip
Directions to Wanaka Bike Tours
All tours are self-paced and include bike hire and transport to start point by shuttle.
Hawea to Wanaka: Cycle at your own pace along a 30km grade 2 trail from Lake Hawea along the Hawea and Clutha rivers back to Lake Wanaka. Gentle undulating river track with views of mountains and plains, rivers and lakes. Stop for lunch or coffee on the way. Suitable for riders of all abilities.
Albert Town to Wanaka: A shorter, 15km ride along a gentle river trail for those with less time. Ride along the Clutha River and then follow the edge of Lake Wanaka to the township. Suitable for riders of all abilities.
Deans Bank: A purpose-built 12km single track loop for those with mountain bike experience. Enjoy the stunning mountain backdrop and Otago landscape along well-formed tracks featuring berms, tight corners and jumps.
Transport available to and from various trails in the Wanaka basin. Departing Wanaka 9am and 1pm daily.
Make the most of your trip with help from a knowledgeable guide.
Explore the Hawea: A ride along flat ground showcasing the best of the Otago scenery. Suitable for novice riders although a reasonable level of fitness is required.
Explore the Clutha: One of the most popular tours. Ride through stunning mountain backdrops and enjoy home baking overlooking the Clutha River before lunch at the historic Luggate Pub.
Backcountry: Take a trail into the wilderness through an iconic farm station and into the pristine alpine landscape on the outskirts of Wanaka before relaxing on a remote beach. Most suited to intermediate and advanced riders.
All trips include helicopter flights, bike hire and safety equipment.
Discover: A ride on the lower elevation slopes allowing you to experience the thrill of downhill riding without being out of your comfort zone. End with lunch at the Luggate Pub. Suitable for novice riders and families with children over-12.
Explore: A trip to a higher slope through the Mt Burke farm station with amazing views of mountain vistas on the way down. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders
Adventure: Land at 6500 feet and then ride downhill through stunning alpine landscapes. Finish at the pub for a well-earned drink. Suitable for advanced riders.
Wanaka Bike Tours can also arrange bike rental locally and can arrange children's bike, trailers and towing options on request.