Guided Tours - Napier City Bike Hire & Tours

guided tours

Go for a ride with a guide!

Our guided day tours let you enjoy the fantastic cycle trails here in the Hawke's Bay, with the peace of mind that everything is organised for you - no maps required!

 

Learn from our knowledgeable guides about the beautiful area we live in, and how history has shaped Napier and the Hawke's Bay to become what it is today.  Enjoy a guided ride along the stunning waterfront, or let us guide you to the wineries - the choice is yours!

 

All guided tour prices include bike hire, lock, helmet, small bag on bike, guide & transport (if applicable).

Wanting a more personalised guided ride? Please contact us here with your requirements:

 
waterways to wineries guided tour 
This is such a beautiful scenic guided ride! And with transport included, this is the perfect tour to learn about the Hawke's Bay and visit 2 of our most famous wineries. The riding is all flat and easy on this 16km ride.
Your tour starts from our store, with your guide taking you to the beautiful Art Deco Soundshell to give you a brief history of Napier and surrounds. You will continue your ride with your guide stopping at landmarks and points of interest along the way. You will make your way through Ahuriri - a thriving seaside village, and onward to the Ahuriri Estuary and scenic wetlands. After spotting some fantastic birdlife, you will make your way toward Mission Estate and Church Road wineries. Enjoy a wine tasting at one or both. Our shuttle bus will then arrive to return you to Napier.
Departure:
Tour departs our store at 10.30am, except on cruise ship days, where tour departure is tailored to the cruise schedule. Please view our Cruise Ship schedule to see departure time, or find this time on the booking page.
This tour runs for 4 hours (not including transport time back to Napier).
Pricing:
For a guided tour, the price is $150 per person, or $180 for an electric bike (based on 2 people minimum).
Pricing includes bike hire, helmet, lock, front bag, guide, and transport from the end of this ride. 
Bookings are essential. Booking cut-off is 48 hours before tour departure.
 
great cape escape guided tour 
Would you like a longer cycle, but still visit amazing wineries? This stunningly scenic coastal guided ride is for you. And with transport included, this is the perfect tour to learn about the Hawke's Bay and enjoy lunch knowing the shuttle is going to return you to Napier. The riding is all flat and easy on this 25km ride.
Your tour starts from our store, with your guide taking you to the beautiful Art Deco Soundshell to give you a brief history of Napier and surrounds. You will continue your ride with your guide stopping at landmarks and points of interest along the way. Your guide will lead you down the coast, enjoying the spectacular views of Cape Kidnappers. After passing by Clive and the surrounding wetlands, you will enjoy the rural farmland and orchards you pass by, before arriving to the coastal vineyards. You can then enjoy wine tasting at up to 4 wineries, or enjoy lunch at one of the winery restaurants. Our shuttle bus will arrive to return you to Napier.   
Departure:
Tour departs our store at 10.30am, except on cruise ship days, where tour departure is tailored to the cruise schedule. Please view our Cruise Ship schedule to see departure time, or find this time on the booking page.
This tour runs for 6 hours (including transport time back to Napier).
Lunch: This tour will allow you enough time to enjoy a delicious lunch at the fantastic winery restaurants. You have the choice of dining at either Clearview Estate or Elephant Hill. Please contact us to find out the best time to make your lunch booking.
Pricing:
For a privately guided tour, the cost is $240 per person, or $270 for an electric bike. (Based on 2 people minimum)
Pricing includes bike hire, helmet, lock, front bag, guide and transport from the end of this ride. Please note: this tour price does not include lunch or wine tasting.
 
Bookings are essential. Booking cut-off is 48 hours before tour departure.
 
waterfront guided ride
Come and explore the beautiful Napier waterfront! This fantastic guided ride will give you an understanding of Napier's rich history as well as seeing some of the best landmarks. The riding is all flat and easy on this 10km ride.
Starting from our shop, your guide will take you along the picturesque waterfront, pointing out landmarks and points of interest as you make your way towards the National Aquarium. Turning around and returning back along the Marine Parade, you will then cycle past the port and into Ahuriri. You will explore this unique seaside village before returning back to our shop on this 2 hour tour. The cycling on this tour is all on our fantastic cycle pathway - that means no riding on the road at all!
Departure:
This tour departs from our store at 10.30am.
Pricing:
$85 per person, or $115 per person for an electric bike (minimum 2 people).
Pricing includes bike hire, helmet, lock, front bag and guide.
 
Bookings are essential. Booking cut-off is 60 hours before tour departure.

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