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Around The Basin Bike Tours

274 reviews
About Around The Basin Bike Tours
Around The Basin is a well established, locally owned company who pride themselves on offering a personalised service for all your biking needs on the Queenstown Trails, choose from Supported and Guided Cycle Adventures or simply Bike Hire or our Bike Shuttle Service that operates within the Wakatipu Basin. Around The Basin is owned by long term Queenstown locals Steve Norton and Lisa Cooper who are passionate about biking with over 20 years of involvement in the adventure tourism industry in Queenstown. Around The Basin has tailored a number of different cycle packages. Our target market is Grade 1 to 2 riders wanting a quality biking experience in one of the most beautiful areas of New Zealand renowned for its spectacular scenery. We operate on purpose built Cycle Trails which wander through the basin, past two lakes, three river gorges, historic Arrowtown, the wine area of Gibbston Valley and countless mountain ranges. The purpose built trails that ATB utilise are all off road.
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Full Day Self Guided Ride Arrowtown to Queenstown
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A Must Do In Queenstown Grab the E- Bikes as you get to visit a lot more of the wineries and extra time to enjoy them. This self guided tour is so much fun really enjoyed the scenery and wine tastings. You can purchase any...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank suemac91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super flexible at all points, Louise was first able to organise a separate pickup for us, and then when we found the riding so enjoyable that we wanted to extend our half day to a full day, Loiuse again accommodated our requests by extending us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jberth1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a flexible 3 day package. Around the basin were very accomodating and dropped us off where we wanted with the bikes. The bikes were very good with pump and repair kit. Our favourite ride was Arrowtown to Queenstown via Lake Hayes (did the...More

Thank ChrisG-123-123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide was excellent and the bikes were of decent quality. The trial itself is really nice, but wasn’t impressed with Gibbston Valley wines. Bit too commercial for my liking

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ticklenow1
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Such a great experience. We hired two bikes with a kid wagon/trailor hooked up to one of the bikes that took our two kids. Staff were friendly, helpful, great customer service. Perfect day for cycling, kids loved it, so did we. Highly recommend on a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christinew45ng
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Great company - very organized and helpful !! Would definitely use them again and recommend. We did a morning bike ride from Aarowtown to Gibbsford winefarm- a family of 4( 2 adult children) - cycling was not far and quite easy ( we didn’t use...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Candy9090
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Well organised and efficient. The journey starts in the town centre then drops at the bungy bridge. That was worth watching for a while. The cycle track is essentially downhill so pretty easy. One of our Party used an e-bike which was brilliant. We got...More

Thank bunionsEssex
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Just got back from this amazing bike tour today from Arrowtown to Gibbston Valley with Around the Basin bike tours. This was so great! From lovely Arrowtown (Provisions for sticky buns to start our journey) to the bike path along the river and through suspension...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cadelman
Reviewed January 7, 2019

This was such a fun day out at the wineries. The bikes are amazing- I recommend the electric bike upgrade. We got a little flack in the morning for going the 'easy' route, but when we were passing people on the trails and made it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elomers
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

The views are spectacular and the weather was perfect! We were very tired by the end of it but it was well worth it. If you have biking shorts I suggest wearing them! The wineries were all great and if you are a cheese lover...More

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Louise H
March 4, 2018|
Response from Around The Basi... A | Property representative |
Hi Louise Sorry for the delayed reply. I didn't see a notification regarding your enquiry. We do offer tours year round and move onto our winter schedule from 1 May. You should be able to book our Full Day Bike The Wineries... More
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Around The Basi... A | Property representative |
Hi ilovesunflowers894, Neil is right, the bridges are completely safe and only have a very small amount of upward/downward movement - not side to side! We always advise people who come out with us who have a fear of heights... More