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Address: 414 Rapaura Rd, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 5729730
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Description: For a day of fun, cycle the wine trail or explore the region by scooter...
For a day of fun, cycle the wine trail or explore the region by scooter for a 'taste of Marlborough'. Book-A-Bike, Marlborough for Cycle and Scooter hire operates from Stonehaven Vineyard Homestay and is located in the heart of the wine country within 6kms of many iconic wineries. Included in hireage: helmet, hi-viz jerkin, map, water bottle, instruction,& recommendations plus fuel & insurance for scooters (conditions apply, Drivers license required). In the interests of safety the use of scooters is not recommended for wine-tasting.
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Wine tour in a fun way

We did a wine tour on bikes in Mendoza and thought it would be great fun to do the same in Blenheim, since it's flat and easy riding. Actually, the perosnalized service we got was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We did a wine tour on bikes in Mendoza and thought it would be great fun to do the same in Blenheim, since it's flat and easy riding. Actually, the perosnalized service we got was way better than Mendoza. We were picked up from our hotel on time, driven to Stonehaven Vineyard to pick up our bikes. The only must-do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

We rented out a bike, which was quite old. For 40 NZL Dollars you would expect something better. During handover the process was quite complicated including the instruction, on which side to hang the helmet during breaks. Also not flexible, when we asked to bring back the bike by car... ;-/

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

This was one of the successes of our holiday. John was great when emailing to arrange, picked us up exactly on time and gave good advice. He was also there when we returned, giving us a prompt lift home. The bikes were in great condition and easy to get around on. I would definitely recommend.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This was a great way to visit the wineries. John picked us up at our hotel in Blenheim and took us on a short tour of a neighbouring vineyard. We picked three different types of grapes off the vine and tasted them...absolutely delicious. We then went to pick up the bicycles, and he gave us a map and spent time... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

booked this day out to tour the vineyards by bike the hosts were just lovely they were are great help in helping us plan our day they had maps for us and even had some hot tips on which winery’s to go to, they even gave us bottled water which was fantastic as it is tiring work in 30+ degrees.... More 

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Perth Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Was a bit wary as my wife had never ridden a scooter before but she was given the chance to ride in the grounds before heading out. The roads close by have cycle lanes adjacent to the road so are pretty safe. John the owner gave us some great pointers for places to see and we had a super 4-5... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Guys from BookaBike picked us up at our B&B, and bought us back at the end of the day. For us, it was the best way to explore the wineries around! We received a map with all the wineries, and some personal recommendations. You'll see the exact same places as the organised tours offer, but on your own pace and... More 

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Duncan, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We were picked up and taken to the bike pick up location. We were given a map and good, friendly recommendations on where to go. The bikes were comfortable (unlike others we had in different cities on this trip). The starting location is much closer to wineries than other bike tours we looked at, which is why we selected this... More 

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Great service - John picked us up in town and brought us out to their house where we picked up the bikes, and dropped us home after. Good bikes and a great way to explore the wine region! Nice location in the wine region with plenty of vineyards close by or some further for the avid cyclist!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

We used book-a-bike to tour around Marlborough for a day in February. They were incredibly accommodating and picked us up and returned us to our hotel. Their location is perfect, the bikes in great shape, and they gave good recommendations on wineries to check out. We had a really fun day!

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