Cycle tour the wonderful landscapes of Hawke's Bay
Cycle through the route with well-timed diversions incorporated into the itinerary for viticultural explorations

4 Day Hawke's Bay Popular Rides

Duration
4 days
Site savings
$12
From
$540 USD

If you’re looking for a rejuvenating break, this tour will certainly hit the spot. Hawke’s Bay has gorgeous coastal views, a relaxed atmosphere, easy riding trails, delicious local produce, and fascinating history. Aside from this, visiting renowned wineries and seeing the local sights makes the journey all the more memorable. This leisurely ride through naturally spectacular landscapes will let you explore all the best that Hawke’s Bay has to offer.

  • Category
    For Food Lovers
  • Type
    Self-Guided
  • Duration
    4 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    1 - Beginner
  • Activity Level
    1 - Easy
  • Elevation
    1 - Easy
  • Terrain
    Flat
  • Distance
    63.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    18.6 miles
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Hawke's Bay has three popular rides - Water, Wineries and Landscapes -  all of which you'll get to experience on this 4-day tour. Start and finish in the city of Napier where you’ll be surrounded by well-preserved Art Deco architecture. You’ll have a relaxed first day as you settle in at the hotel, have a tour briefing and bike fit. If time permits, you can go for a ride today.

Your second day starts off on the right foot with a transfer to Puketapu Pub, a classic Kiwi country pub, where your exploration of the Water Ride begins. Prepare for sublime coastal views and fresh ocean breeze as you cycle towards Bayview. Another highlight for today is the ride through Ahuriri Estuary, enjoy the scenery as you cycle through this protected wildlife sanctuary for migratory birds and endangered species.

On the third day, delve into the Landscape Ride which will bring you to picturesque Cape Kidnappers. There'll be more coastal rides to experience and if yesterday's winery visits were not enough, this southern portion of Hawke's Bay has its own gems too.

Wine lovers would find the final day the most enjoyable as you take on the Winery Ride. The trail will bring you to Gimblett Gravels, the wine-making district. With hectares of vineyards surrounding you, today will be dedicated to visiting cellar doors and tasting the finest wines on offer. Some wineries that can be visited here are Trinity Hill Winery, Sileni Estates Winery and Oak Estate Wines.

You'll enjoy a fulfilling 4-day tour as you explore the gorgeous region of Hawke’s Bay and all of it's popular rides. At the end of the trip, you will have some incredible memories, seen unforgettable sights, devoured delicious food and brought home a couple of bottles of wine!

*Recommended departure days are from Tuesday - Friday to ensure that wineries are open. This tour requires a minimum of 2 people booking.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

This tour is a near-complete package, including support, accommodations, and thoughtful extra touches.

  • Accommodations
  • Helmets, panniers, maps with full back up support while on the trails
  • Lunch bookings at Clearview Winery and Mission Estate Winery
  • Detailed pre-departure briefing
  • Route maps (Google docs + paper maps) and online support with trail info
  • Van shuttle rides on specified days
  • Airport pick-up and transfers
  • Free bike rental is included in the price of this tour.
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

There are a few things left to you, from flights to visas, although the tour operator will be happy to offer advice for the latter.

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Wine tastings and lunch

Tour options and upgrades:

2 equipment options available