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Around The Basin Bike Queenstown

Arrowtown To Queenstown: A Full Day Mountain Biking Adventure

Queenstown, New Zealand

4 to 8 hours

Large group

Cancellation policy

This activity is non-refundable, see below for more info.

What to Expect

Head out on a scenic 25 minute shuttle from Queenstown to Arrowtown. There's the opportunity to explore Arrowtown and grab a coffee before starting you ride. <br><br>The route first follows the stunning Arrow River Trail, crossing the river via a few spectacular bridges. From there you'll join the Twin Rivers Trail, which follows the the Kawarau and Shotover rivers to the shores of Lake Whakatipu, with a few bigger climbs on this section. This ride finishes back at our shop in central Queenstown (9 Duke Street).<br><br>This is an awesome adventure day, and a great way to explore the purpose-built biking trails. A detailed map and full navigation is given at the start of your ride.<br><br>The minimum riding distance is 35 km with a few decent hills. This ride is only for those who are confident and capable riders. E-bike upgrades are also recommended.<br><br>Shuttle depart Queenstown as follows:<br> • SUMMER (1 Sept - 30 Apr): 9:00 AM<br> • WINTER (1 May - 31 Aug): 10:00 AM


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Arrowtown, Arrowtown, Otago Region, South Island

Visit the quaint, historic village of Arrowtown, explore many cafes and boutique shops

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Kawarau Bridge, Gibbston New Zealand

Extend your ride to Queenstown by branching out on the trail to see the Kawarau Suspension Bridge to watch the spectacle of bungy jumping.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Arrow River, Queenstown New Zealand

Meander along the beautiful Kawarau River

Pass By: Lower Shotover, Lower Shotover, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island

Ride along the Shotover River and cross the historic Lower Shotover Bridge.

Pass By: Frankton Trail, Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown 9300 New Zealand

Ride along the Frankton Track into Queenstown, following the shore of Lake Wakatipu

Stop At: The Boatshed Cafe, 9300/847 Frankton Road, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Stop at the Frankton Marina and enjoy a coffee or afternoon tea at this historic cafe

Duration: 15 minutes


  • Latest model hardtail mountain bikes
  • Helmet
  • Detailed trail map with full instruction on route given
  • Transport out to Arrowtown
  • Knowledgeable, friendly local driver who knows the trails.


  • No vehicle support during self-guided ride

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Advisable to wear appropriate sports shoes
  • Advisable to wear appropriate active gear
  • Approximate biking time is 4 hours.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


$84.55 NZD

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