5 Day Group Cycle Tour
Join one of our NEW 5 day - 4 night Group Tours.
Cycle with a group on the latest e-bikes with a friendly guide, make some new friends and have everything organised for you! Cycling the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the closest you can get to a European cycling holiday without travelling overseas. You will see valleys of vines, winding rivers, estuary wetlands and the majestic coastline beside the turquoise-blue Pacific Ocean on this fully supported group cycle holiday – we’ve organised everything for you to make a stress free, fun cycle holiday break. Set dates, small group (max 12 people) guided tour.
We’ve chosen some of Hawke’s Bays top attractions to visit while riding along the trails including world renowned wineries, the world largest Gannet Colony, the famous Hawke’s Bay Farmers Market, New Zealand’s largest honey producer and an art deco tour of Napier City. Stay at quality accommodation for 5 nights, enjoy great food and wine at the best places and explore our wonderful region over 6 fun filled, active days knowing all you have to do is get on an e-bike and pedal!
Join our unique cycle holidays in Hawke’s Bay – with our local knowledge and group tour experience we’ve designed a 6 day holiday doing the best cycle trails and local activities so you get an unforgettable experience!
Spaces are strictly limited so ENQUIRE now – call us on (+64) 06 8359030.
Upon arriving in Napier, you will be picked up from Napier Airport and transferred to Ahuriri or if you are driving make your way to your accommodation.
In the late morning, we head off on our first ride through the Ahuriri Estuary, view the variety of protected birdlife in this Department of Conservation Wildlife Sanctuary. Arriving in Taradale we will visit New Zealand’s oldest winery, Mission Estate, for late platter style lunch and a wine tasting before heading to Church Road winery for a further wine sampling.
Day 1 includes:
• Airport transfer
• Supported Cycle Tour – Ahuriri Estuary Trail
• Platter lunch and 2 wine tastings
Overnight Ahuriri- The Crown Hotel
A day of diversity! From the Art Deco glamour of Napier city to the moody coastline of Marine Parade and the mouths of the regions four rivers the scene is ever-changing. We will make our way to spectacular Cape Kidnappers and our lunch destination, Hygge Café. After lunch you will have a unique wildlife encounter when visiting the world’s largest gannet colony with Gannet Safari Tours. Our shuttles will take you to your accommodation via the majestic Te Mata Peak lookout.
Day 2 includes:
• Breakfast at Village Kitchen Cafe
• Supported Cycle Tour- Ahuriri to Cape Coast (26km)
• Lunch at Hygge Café
• Overland Gannet Safari Tour
• Te Mata Peak visit
Overnight Havelock North- Porters Boutique Hotel
The ride starts along quiet country roads of the Tukituki valley before dropping into the river trail and heading out to Cape Kidnappers following the trail through orchards and vineyards. We visit Clearview Estate for lunch and a “behind the scenes” winery tour with the wine maker. You will then cycle the scenic Tukituki river trail to the iconic Arataki Honey (NZ’s biggest manuka honey producer) before riding to your accommodation in Havelock North
Day 3 includes:
• Breakfast at Maina Cafe
• Supported cycle tour – Tukituki Valley
• Lunch at Clearview Winery
• Clearview Winery Tour- Walk and Talk with the winemaker.
• Arataki Honey visit
Overnight Havelock North – Porters Boutique Hotel
In the morning we will visit the renowned Hawke’s Bay Farmers Market where you will get the opportunity to explore and experience some of Hawke’s Bay’s best local produce. We will then cycle out to Bridge Pa Triangle. The ride takes you around the acclaimed Ngatarawa/ Gimblett Gravels appellation. The afternoon is all about the wine! Enjoy the ambience and wine of the cellar doors offering tastings and winery style food. There is much to enjoy as you visit the cellar doors of some of the regions finest wineries including Trinity Hills, Oak Estate and Sileni Estates.
As this is the final evening, we will have a group dinner at the award winning Bistronomy Restaurant.
Day 4 Includes:
• Breakfast at Maina Cafe
• Visit and tour of the Sunday Farmers Market
• Supported cycle tour- Gimblett Gravels Wine Trail
• Wine tasting Trinity Hill and Silene Estate
• Lunch at Oak Estate
• Final Dinner at Bistronomy- (Chefs Feast Menu)
Overnight Napier City – Masonic Hotel
Following breakfast we will have a guided Art Deco walking tour of the Napier CBD area- hear the stories of the 1931 Earthquake and how this has influenced the Art deco capital of the world. You will have time to have a look around the shops and stop in at one of the many cafes for lunch before you are shuttled back to the airport or make your way home.
Day 6 Includes:
• Breakfast at Masonic Hotel
• Art Deco Tour
• Explore Napier City
• Airport drop off – leave for home.
Cost: $2650pp (NZ)
Price based on 2 people with double/ twin accommodation. Surcharge for single room $550pp.
Included in the Holiday Package:
4 nights’ accommodation (1 x Ahuriri, 2 x Havelock North, 1 x Napier City)
4 days of fully guided cycle tours (with back up vehicle support) + 2 days of alternative activities
4 days e-bike hire
Airport shuttles (to and from Napier Airport)
Bag transfers between accommodation providers
4 breakfasts, 4 winery/cafe lunch meals, 1 dinner meal
6 cellar door visits and wine tastings
Clearview Winery Tour – “Walk and Talk” with the winemaker
Overland Gannet Safari Tour (half day)
Sunday Farmers Market Tour/ visit
Arataki Honey Visit
Art Deco Walking Tour
Te Mata Peak visit