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Wellington Electric Bike Tour

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Highlights

From the centrally located Waterfront to the quiet bays and panoramic lookouts, you’ll be enthralled from start to finish. These quality electric bikes are easy to use and make riding up hills a breeze. If you can ride a bike, you can ride an eBike! Your guide will keep you and your group safe with helmets provided and full riding instruction. This 4-hour tour is lighthearted, fun and engaging with the focus on riding and finding the best view points. You’ll get a local’s perspective on the culture and history of our vibrant city and surrounding bays.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
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Stop At: Switched on Bikes, Queens Wharf Beside Fergs Kayaks & Dockside Restaurant, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

Our shop is the starting point for your tour. We're centrally based at Queens Wharf on the Wellington Waterfront and have a cafe on site if you arrive early.

We'll set you up on your bike with a helmet and provide you with full instruction on how to use your eBike (it's easy!). We've got a large car-free space to get used to riding before we set off.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wellington Waterfront, Wellington New Zealand

Our store is based on the Wellington Waterfront. From close to our store you can see the inter-island and local ferries coming and going and you might be lucky enough to spot stingrays, seals and even the occasional dolphin!

The Wellington Waterfront hosts many events and markets through out the year and is a happening place when the sun is out!

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable St, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

We'll stop outside Te Papa as it's a central landmark of Wellington on the waterfront. It's New Zealand's national museum and we'll tell you about the current exhibitions. It's just a short walk from our shop if you want to look through at the end of your bike tour.

Stop At: Oriental Bay, Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

We'll ride past on the cycle path beside the beach. We'll stop for photos and see how popular this beach spot is on a sunny day!

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Mount Victoria, Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

We'll be riding along the coast at the base of Mt Victoria for much of the tour. There are plenty of photo opportunities with Mt Victoria forming the backdrop of your shot.

Stop At: Shelly Bay Road, Wellington New Zealand

This is our destination for this this tour where we'll stop for a tea or coffee. It's a scenic bay with quiet winding roads on the waters edge. It provides great photo opportunities looking back toward our starting point and if you arrived on a cruise-ship you can look back toward your ship from afar. We'll introduce you to the Maori connection to this land as well as it's military history evident by the buildings on the site.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Maupuia Walkway, Unnamed Road, Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

For the best photos over-looking Wellington and the surrounding bays we put the bikes on 'turbo' and head up to the top of Miramar Peninsula. From the top you'll have enough time for photos and we'll tell you a Maori tale of how Wellington Harbour was formed.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cog Park, 391 Evans Bay Parade, Hataitai, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

We'll stop here part way along our journey to tell some fun stories and use the beautiful harbour and yachts docked as a backdrop for photos to take back home.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chocolate Fish Cafe, 100 Shelly Bay Rd, Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

We'll stop at this wonderful Kiwiana themed cafe where they serve great locally roasted coffee and have cheese scones to write home about! You'll find out a little bit about NZ culture when you ask what a chocolate fish is.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Switched on Bikes, Shed One, Queens Wharf, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

This is the end of the tour. You're centrally located and are only 5min walk away from Wellington's iconic Cable Car, 10min from the NZ Parliament or Te Papa.

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Please dress appropriately. Bring an extra layer in case or wind
  • Riders must advise height if under 59 inches (150cm)
  • Remember to bring sunscreen in summer
  • Riders must be able to ride a bicycle on the road
  • Moderate fitness advised
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travelers
Inclusions
  • Port pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Use of bicycle and helmet
  • Local taxes
  • Group tour
  • Professional guide
  • Tea or Coffee at Cafe


Exclusions
  • Port pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • Food at cafe


Duration
3 to 5 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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