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Which trail is right for me?
Experience the beauty of Frankton on two wheels with our easy and enjoyable cycling trail. Suitable for all skill levels with well-marked paths, delicious food options, and perfect for a leisurely, family-friendly ride. Take in the sights and sounds of the trail in as little as 2 hours or enjoy all day and explore the beach & breweries.
Frankton Trail: Perfect for beginners and families. Easy navigation, plenty of food options, and suitable for all fitness levels. Minimal elevation and great for kids with frequent stops and pick-up options available. Enjoy a leisurely ride and a bite to eat on this family-friendly trail.
The Frankton Trail offers a mostly flat gradient, with some small ups and downs near Kelvin Heights. Perfect for beginners and those looking for an easy ride. Suitable for kids with options for pick-up and food stops along the way.
The Frankton Trail offers a scenic, car-free route along the edge of the lake. With wide gravel paths and minimal elevation, it’s perfect for all skill levels, including families with kids. Enjoy stunning lake views and easy navigation on this beginner-friendly trail.
Experience the picturesque Frankton trail with ease! A beginner-friendly 16.5 km one-way ride to the golf course and back (33 km total) awaits. Perfect for families and those looking for a leisurely ride with minimal elevation. Enjoy the scenery and stop off at food options along the way. Book your adventure now!
Experience the thrill of Kawarau Falls and jet boat sightings, take in the beauty of Queenstown Gardens, relax at Kelvin Heights beach, explore the pine tree peninsula, and catch a glimpse of the historic TSS Earnslaw and playful goat sculptures. Book your tour now and discover the best of Queenstown.
Discover the beauty of Frankton trail with a variety of things to see and do. Take in the views of the lake while sipping on craft beer at Altitude brewery. Enjoy a meal at Frankton Arm Tavern, The Boatshed or The Hilton’s Wakatipu Grill. Take a break and play a round of golf at the stunning Queenstown golf course.
1. Ride Queenstown’s lake: Wakatipu
Discover the Beauty of Wakatipu on Our Scenic Wakatipu Ride!
Set out on a leisurely journey along the Frankton Trail with our scenic Wakatipu Ride! This shorter and almost completely flat route is perfect for cyclists of all skill levels, offering beautiful views and an easy-to-navigate trail. The Kelvin Heights side is a highlight, promising stunning scenery and a relaxing ride.
- Kelvin Heights Beauty: Experience the best views on the scenic side of Kelvin Heights.
- Varied Stops: Don’t miss out on Altitude Brewery, The Frankton Arm Tavern, and Queenstown Golf Course.
- Family-Friendly: With its low-intensity and flat terrain, it’s the perfect outing for families and leisurely riders.
- Food Options Galore: Enjoy a variety of food options along the route, making it a gastronomic delight.
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cyclist, looking for a workout or a tranquil ride, the Wakatipu Ride on the Frankton Trail is your go-to choice for an enjoyable cycling experience in the beauty of New Zealand!
2. Valley of the Vines: Arrowtown – Gibbston
Discover the beauty of the Gibbston wine region on a beginner-friendly bike tour. Enjoy stunning views, mostly flat terrain, and minimal car interaction on the 1-hour ride from Arrowtown to the Gibbston Valley. Extend the adventure for a maximum of 2 hour ride to the last winery for a full day experience.
The shuttle service from Queenstown (QTN) to Arrowtown takes only 20 minutes, while the return trip from Gibbston to QTN takes 40 minutes. This makes it easy and convenient to plan your tour and make the most of your time exploring the beautiful Gibbston wine region. 10am and 12pm trips daily. Return: 4.30pm. 5.30pm approx. arrive Queenstown
The grade of the bike trail from Arrowtown to Queenstown over the twin river trail is considered easy to moderate. The trail is well-maintained and mostly flat with some gentle inclines. It follows the Arrow and Kawarau Rivers and offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The trail is suitable for all skill levels, making it a great option for a leisurely bike ride.
The trail is mostly flat with a small climb as you enter Gibbston. This makes it suitable for riders of all fitness levels. Regular bikes are suitable for the trail, but for an added boost, we recommend our e-bikes, which are popular among 95% of our riders.
Experience the Twin River trail on a scenic route with a wide gravel path, 7 bridge crossings and minimal car interaction. Enjoy peacefulness of the river and stunning views while taking a leisurely ride on some shared country roads. Perfect for riders of all levels.
Embark on a 16km journey from Arrowtown to the Gibbston Valley, home to some of the world’s finest Pinot Noir. Continue for an additional 8km to reach the last winery at Mount Rosa for a total distance of 24km. Enjoy breathtaking views and the serenity of the countryside while savoring the delicious wines at every stop. This is a perfect trail for wine lovers and cycling enthusiasts alike.
Explore history and natural beauty on this trail featuring the world’s first bungy jump and 7 epic bridges. See Kawarau Gorge, Arrow River and picturesque Arrowtown. Discover gold mining history and derelict Chinese settlement. Savor wine from renowned Gibbston Valley vineyards. Perfect for history and adventure enthusiasts.
Discover gold mining history, taste wines from renowned wineries, enjoy a beer at Cargo Breweries and end your journey at Mount Rosa. Indulge in delicious baked goods and take the leap of a lifetime at AJ Hackett Bungy. Don’t miss out on this perfect blend of history and indulgence.
A leisurely and scenic experience that will take you around 4 hours to complete one way. The ride itself is around 48km, and the shuttle to Arrowtown is 20 minutes. This allows you to take your time and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Twin River trail, including 7 bridges, 3 outstanding rivers, and the beautiful scenery
The shuttle service from Queenstown (QTN) to Arrowtown takes only 20 minutes. 10am and 12pm trips daily.
The Twin River Trail is suitable for all skill levels, including children and people of all fitness levels. The trail is mostly flat with some gentle inclines and minimal elevation gain. It’s easy to navigate for riders but would be a long way for kids under 8 years of age. Children should always be supervised while riding and accompanied by an adult if inexperienced.
The Twin River Trail from Arrowtown to Queenstown is mostly flat with some gentle inclines, minimal elevation gain of about 160 meters. The trail offers some small elevation climbs and descents, making it suitable for all skill levels. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes and beautiful views of the surrounding mountains as you ride.
The Twin River Trail is a wide gravel bike path, providing a safe and scenic experience for riders. It’s well-maintained and off-road, allowing you to avoid traffic and enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The trail has designated crossing points for roads, ensuring a safe and smooth ride. This trail is suitable for all skill levels, making it a great option for a leisurely bike ride.
The distance of the bike trail from Arrowtown along the twin river trail (Kawarau river and Arrow river) to Queenstown is approximately 35km. It’s a leisurely trail with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, suitable for all skill levels. It’s well-maintained and mostly flat, but with some gentle inclines and small elevation climbs and descents, making it an enjoyable ride for all.
The Twin River Trail from Arrowtown to Queenstown offers a variety of scenic landscapes, including dense forests, rolling hills, and picturesque mountain views. The trail follows the Arrow and Kawarau Rivers and offers opportunities to spot local wildlife and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. Along the way, there are also historic gold mining sites which are a great way to learn about the area’s past and culture.
- AB Bakeries, known for arguably the best bakery in Otago.
- Fork and Tap, a great little pub with fantastic garden dining.
- Provisions, a spot for delicious and healthy breakfast, brunch, and lunch.
- Slow Cuts, a hidden gem for casual dining with a must-try chicken burger.
- Millhouse, a charming lakeside dining spot at Millbrook Golf Course.
- 11th Avenue by Frank’s, a hidden local cafe with great food.
- The Hayes pub, a beautiful beer garden pub.
- Frankton Arm Tavern, a local pub with chargers and great food. Please note that some of these places might have closed or changed during the time between the knowledge cutoff and current date.
3. Ride to Riches: Arrowtown to Queenstown
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Giant™ 2020/22 Talon 29"
Giant™ 2022 Talon E+3 bike 29"
The Giant 2022 Talon E-bike is a top-of-the-line electric bike that offers an unparalleled riding experience. The bike features similar components to its predecessor, the 2020 model, with a few small updates that enhance its performance and durability. With its sleek design and advanced technology, the Giant Talon E-bike is perfect for riders who demand the best. Whether you’re exploring the trails, commuting to work, or just cruising around town, this e-bike will exceed your expectations. It is an ideal choice for those who love to ride with style and comfort, without compromising on power and efficiency. The Talon E-bike is a reliable and safe companion for your adventures and daily needs.