Bike through this stunning area, acclaimed as one of ‘New Zealand’s Classic Road Rides’ by cycling authors the Kennett Brothers
Leisurely bike through stunning orchards and the fertile lands of this wonderful area
Immerse yourself in the rural surroundings
Cycle along the coastline to meet up with lovely Napier
Join this fantastic trail on day 3 and explore more superb vistas with leisurely riding and plenty of interesting stops
Visit and sample the fine wines on offer as you journey through this spectacular region
You'll have little chance of getting lost although if you spend too long at the wineries that could change
The kids will love riding through Ahuriri Station, a working sheep farm, as you set out on day 1
The tour operator offers many different options for children of all ages, such as this trailer
The tour operator offers WeeHoos for families to use during the tour

5 Day Easy Explorer Hawke’s Bay

Duration
5 days
Site savings
$13
From
$602 USD

Wind your way through the enchanting Hawke's Bay region over a memorable five days, exploring this bountiful and delightful setting. With a wide-ranging appeal, this tour would perhaps be most suitable for those seeking an activity-laden family bike tour, yet might also appeal to cycling enthusiasts looking for a romantic getaway through the proclaimed 'food bowl of NZ', or a group of friends keen to discover the vast array of wineries included on this route. There really is something for everyone in this wonderfully compact tour; the self-guided aspect gives you all the freedom you desire, with the confidence of knowing that everything behind the scenes has been taken care of for you.

  • Category
    Multi-Activity
  • Type
    Self-Guided
  • Duration
    5 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
    Mixed
  • Distance
    99.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    19.9 miles
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A perfect choice for anybody wanting to take a leisurely view of all the best scenery the region has to offer, with shorter daily cycling distances leaving plenty of time for enjoying other activities. If you're looking for a family bike tour of New Zealand's North Island or a getaway with your friends or loved one, then this trip is for you. With highlights spanning historic Maori sites, iconic buildings, enchanting local wildlife, spectacular natural sights, and a fantastic choice of the region's best vineyards, the jam-packed itinerary will keep you and your crew occupied and fascinated by everything on offer in this lovely part of NZ.

With relaxed off-road riding, occasionally straying onto peaceful roads, you'll feel completely immersed in this beautiful and serene spot. Traversing wetlands and valleys, beside rivers and the coastline, sharing trails with cattle and cycling through vineyards and orchards into wildlife sanctuaries and sheep farms, you will journey through a variety of magnificent settings with activities on offer and plenty of time to divert your attention if you wish to do so.

If you are looking to get a fantastic taste of New Zealand's captivating North Island on a moderately paced cycle tour, look no further! Join this thoroughly enjoyable self-guided jaunt and treat your family, or friends, to a magical getaway in Hawke's Bay.

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.

  • Breakfast daily
  • Transfers as specified in itinerary
  • Bike theft insurance (If using tour operator's bikes)
  • Bag Transfer between hotels
  • Detailed daily riding instructions and map
  • Drink bottle
  • Back up support service if required including breakdown
  • Purchases pick up service
  • Complimentary airport transfers or vehicle parking near the base
  • Locks, odometers, tool kits and panniers for bikes
  • Standard Accommodation (Upgrade to Boutique Available)
  • Shower facilities at the pick up/drop off point
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, and all lunches and dinners.

  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunches and dinners
  • International / Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

5 equipment options available
3 tour add-ons available