Cycle in Hawke's Bay, Winery Tour - Self-Guided
Enjoy a full-day, scenic self-guided biking tour to some of the regions finest wineries. We take you (and your bike) out to Havelock North to the starting point of your journey (approximately 25 minutes drive away) where you can visit up to 6 award-winning wineries along a 16km stretch of easy and scenic cycle pathways. You'll cycle through orchards and along the coastline towards our iconic Hawke's Bay Cape Kidnappers. We pick you up for a transfer back to the start. A truly memorable experience enjoying the best wineries of Hawke's Bay on a bike!
Talk to us about picking you up from your Napier accommodation.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Takaro Trails Cycle Tours - Day Tours, 9 Nelson Quay Ahuriri, Napier 4110 New Zealand
Meet here or request a pick-up from central Napier accommodation. Your tour includes bike, pannier & helmet hire, water bottle, route instructions & trail map, wine pick up service and return transport from Napier or Hastings i-sites or central Napier accommodation. (Min 2 people per booking).
Duration: 5 minutesStop At:
Black Barn Vineyards, Black Barn Road Rd12, Havelock North 4294 New Zealand
This is your starting point. You will be set up on your bike and be given a briefing on the route before you set off, cycling at your own pace to enjoy the scenery and visits to the various wineries along the way.
Your adventure starts at the wineries of Black Barn and Te Mata Estate. It is recommend you visit the Origin Earth Cheese Factory and Tasting Room where you can sample a range of delicious cheeses.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Te Mata Estate Winery & Vineyards, Te Mata Estate Winery, 349 Te Mata Road,, Havelock North 4157 New Zealand
Established in 1896, Te Mata Estate remains family owned, producing internationally recognized wines exclusively from its Hawke’s Bay vineyards. Well worth a stop to taste their wines.
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Origin Earth Artisan Cheese Factory, 393 Te Mata Road Cheese counter and shop is now at the back of the factory. We are no longer a cafe., Havelock North 4294 New Zealand
Origin Earth is a Hawke's Bay based and owner operated boutique dairy company. Origin Earth products are unique in that they are all crafted from single farm origin milk and the cow’s milk is sourced from Hawke’s Bay farmers who farm within an hour of the factory.
The Origin Earth Cheese Shop is located at 393 Te Mata Rd, Havelock North and is open six days - Monday to Saturday.
You will find the Cheese Shop at the rear of the factory - go straight down the drive to the back of the factory - just follow the signs.
The Cheese Shop showcases all our products under one roof plus we sell a range of local and New Zealand artisan goods that complement our cheeses, milk and yoghurt.
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
Clearview Estate Winery, 194 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4180 New Zealand
Clearview Estate rustic cellar door greets you with a friendly warm welcome. Come in to hear hands-on wine knowledge & stories. Leave with a fabulous bottle or two of their acclaimed wines, or a few cases for your cellar! Lunch available here - bookings highly recommended during the summer months.
Open every day till 5pm during the summer.
This is usually your pick-up point - check with your driver what time you need to be here!
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Elephant Hill, 86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102 New Zealand
From Black Barn you will enjoy a 16km scenic cycle on the limestone trail of the landscapes ride with views of apple orchards, vineyards and farmland following the Tuki Tuki River to the coast.
By now you'll be ready to taste some more fine wine at Elephant Hill, Clearview Estate and Te Awamga Estate.
A restaurant lunch is available at either Elephant Hill or Clearview Estate, or casual options at Te Awanga, before your return transfer to your accommodation.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Te Awanga Estate Vineyard, 376 Parkhill Road, Te Awanga 4172 New Zealand
Another relaxed casual vineyard where you can enjoy their wine tastings plus a platter or pizza on their green lawn. Sundays see live music and a great chilled out atmosphere. Open till 5pm.
Duration: 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infant seats available"
"At the time of booking please advise your height and if you require a lunch reservation at the signature restaurants at Elephant Hill or Clearview Estate (lunch not included)"
"Please note that most wineries charge for tastings. The charge is around NZ$5 per person and is usually rebated against any purchases"
"Opening hours at wineries vary, we will advise you where possible"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
Duration: 6 Hours
9 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Please email us to check your pick-up details and times.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.