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Bike & Transport - Hawea to Wanaka

Experience Wanaka’s breathtaking scenic beauty at your own pace with Wanaka Bike Tours.

Highlights

  • A beautiful riverside ride surrounded by mountainous backdrops
  • Pass through the beautiful Albert Town
  • Ride along the mighty Clutha River towards its source at Lake Wanaka
  • Meet at the scenic lakeside trail and head back to Wanaka township

Take the bikes out for a self guided adventure on the most popular trails of the region.

Jump in the shuttle that will take you down the scenic roads from downtown Wanaka to the lakeside town of Hawea.

You will be dropped off in Hawea where you can grab a coffee before setting off to the explore the Hawea River Track on our state of the art mountain bikes.

This fantastic 30km scenic ride is our most popular and is the perfect way to escape the crowds and experience nature at its finest.

Starting at Lake Hawea, you’ll guide yourself along a grade 2 trail that follows the Hawea and Clutha rivers, exposing luscious native bushland and gorgeous scenic vistas as you travel to the Wanaka lakefront and back to Wanaka township. From here you may choose to extend your ride with a visit to Rippon Vineyard, the perfect way to end the trip!

Adult $85.00
Child $55.00 (12 years and under)

What's included

  • Shuttle from downtown Wanaka to Lake Hawea
  • Latest model mountain bike and helmet
  • Thorough trail briefing with photos and maps
  • Local knowledge on everything there is to discover along the way

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Notes

  • Please note: Minimum 2 people per trip. Singles bookings may be waitlisted.

    Under Special Requirements on the booking form please include the height, age and any medical conditions that may effect riding for each person.

    E-Bike upgrade availabile through check-out for an extra $65.00 per person

    This is an approx 30km ride on an easy grade 2 trial. Moderate fitness is required.

  • Want to cover more ground in less time? Upgrade to an E-Bike for an extra $65.00 per person as your proceed through the check-out when booking.

    Departures: 9am, 11am & 1pm in Summer. 11am in Winter.

    Location: Please meet in front of Wanaka Isite, 103 Ardmore St.

Available Bookings from June 03 to June 09

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4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$55.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Mun Fong from Singapore wrote on 07 December 2018

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Awesome experience!

It was dangerous and tiring but was a good experience. The road was very bumpy and rocky and we got bounced around a quite a bit. We didn't bring enough water for the trip, and I think they should have water stops on the way. The view was breathtaking and the wind was good. Awesome experience!

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Wendy from Australia wrote on 01 June 2018

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Fantastic morning ride

Friendly, well prepared and efficient staff. Excellent quality equipment. Incredible scenery- we rode on a track along the Clutha River with snow capped mountains in the background, green paddocks and autumn leaves.Then around beautiful Lake Wanaka. I would highly recommend Wanaka Bike Tours.

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Thank you so much Wendy 😊 Really glad you enjoyed your experience that much with us. Hope to see you again sometime!

Monique from Australia wrote on 30 March 2018

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Amazingly beautiful ride

We loved this so much! Was such a highlight of our trip, we had to stop every 10 minutes to take pictures of the most beautiful views! Bring your lunch and your swimmers, you'll want to swim in the beautiful lake :)

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Farqad from New Zealand wrote on 02 March 2020

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Highly recommended if stating in Wanaka

The staff were super informative and friendly, very beautiful scenery as well. Will do again for sure :)

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Xuan Huy from Australia wrote on 29 February 2020

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Amazing Track!

The track was amazing!! Our guide was informative and funny, left us in the rain but weather wasn't his control. It was all worth it in the end and the view was amazing the whole way.

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