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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 25/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The best value of any bike trip in Wanaka, this is our most popular ride! We shuttle you from downtown Wanaka to the neighbouring lakeside town of Hawea where you make your way back to Wanaka in your own time. You'll see Lake Hawea, Hawea River, Clutha River and Lake Wanaka. There a number of eateries along the way as well as famous sights, such as #thatwanakatree!
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    103 Ardmore Street
    103 Ardmore Street, Otago 9305, New Zealand
    Meet outside the Wanaka iSite
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  • 1
    Lake Hawea
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 2
    Albert Town
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 3
    Lake Wanaka
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    103 Ardmore Street
    103 Ardmore Street, Otago 9305, New Zealand
    Meet outside the Wanaka iSite
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
103 Ardmore Street, Otago 9305, New Zealand
Duration
2–6 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Use of bicycle
  • Helmet
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Stu D wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand61 contributions28 helpful votes
We had an absolute blast. We are not regular bike riders so opted for the "cheat" version and hired e-bikes. Had plenty of time to stop and enjoy the scenery. My wife is not a confident mountain bike rider and could ride all the way with no stress. Bronni from Wanaka Bike
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from WBT-Office, Owner at Bike Hawea to Wanaka
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks Sty and Hayley Please you had a good ride.
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Tom H wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand10 contributions4 helpful votes
I organized 19 men to have a week of cycling and walking in and around Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea. I found Matt, Kirke, Gary and Broni excellent to deal with. What I liked was the flexibility to decide up to an hour before pick up what activity we would do. Nothing was too
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from WBT-Office, Owner at Bike Hawea to Wanaka
Responded 28 Feb 2021
Thanks Wayne it was a pleasure having your group ride with us.
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murrbren wrote a review Feb 2021
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand186 contributions68 helpful votes
We loved the bike ride from Hawea to Wanaka. The scenery was great. We took our time. Broni looked after us really well. We were given great bikes fitted with helmets, given instructions and off we went. It was not difficult and the route very easy to follow. We are a couple in
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from WBT-Office, Owner at Bike Hawea to Wanaka
Responded 28 Feb 2021
Thank you. Pleased you had a great ride.
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Karay04 wrote a review Oct 2020
Invercargill, New Zealand2 contributions
Our whanau of 5 (the youngest is 6) had a lovely ride from Lake Hawea to Wanaka. Matt the owner was fantastic with tips to add in some extra bike trails for our 11 year old. Tom was great, giving us all the info we needed for our ride. The stop for lunch in Alberton was delish.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from WBT-Office, Owner at Bike Hawea to Wanaka
Responded 23 Jan 2021
Thank you for the review. Pleased you had a great ride
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Melanie V wrote a review Oct 2020
New Plymouth, New Zealand38 contributions9 helpful votes
This was a great activity to do with our teenagers. Everybody in the family rides bikes regularly except one. We hired four regular mountain bikes and one E-bike. The non-rider loved it. Big smiles as the e-bike meant she could keep up, go fast and enjoy the ride without too
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Wanaka B, Owner at Bike Hawea to Wanaka
Responded 5 Oct 2020
Thanks pleased you had a great day.
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Wanaka Bike Tours
cathycharles2021
cathycharles2021
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Wanaka Bike Tour
Great bikes and a beautiful track to follow back to Wanaka. Our guide gave us some helpful tips and showed us where
Polly S
Polly S
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A fantastic ride despite the weather!
Gary was great! He was very knowledgeable and instilled us with confidence. The bikes were very comfortable and rob
kimb067
kimb067
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Lake Hawira to Wanaka Trail
This is a great easy going trail following the river and around the edge of Lake Wanaka. Amazing scenery with a ca
Sightsee583777
Sightsee583777
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Hawea River trail bike ride
Great service from Wanaka bike tours. Lots of helpful hints before dropping us off at the start off the trail.
kiriwayno
kiriwayno
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Highly recommend
Friendly ,helpful & knowledgeable guides. Done many cycle tours around the world , the Hawea to Wanaka is right up
DayTrip18731488436
DayTrip18731488436
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Fabulous ride
Great experience, both the ride and Wanaka Bike Tours. Excellent advice on where to ride and local tourist spots to
UBIQUE105
UBIQUE105
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Stunning place, Great ride
Fantastic winter day for a ride. We rode Glendu Bay -Wanaka -Albert Town -Wanaka. Matt was fantastic. A no proble
Hudgell777
Hudgell777
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An amazing, beautiful, bike ride
Matt and his team gave us a really good intro to the bikes, which were all in great condition. They offered us a go
bronwync323
bronwync323
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Fantastic cycle!
Our family of 5 thoroughly enjoyed the 30km cycle from Lake Hawea to Wanaka! Amazing scenery, excellent instruction
GillW761
GillW761
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Fabulous ride from Lake Hawea to wanaka
Our party of 4 enjoyed a fab self guided 30km ride. Tom was a great host fitting us out and briefing us thoroughly
LynBarber
LynBarber
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A truly great day out - fantastic scenery
We wouldn't have found this trail without Wanaka Bike Tours and had a really great day out. Riding alongside the ri
karenmjoy
karenmjoy
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Best bike ride ever
We hired bikes and we were dropped off at Lake Hawea and cycled back to Wanaka via Albert Town. The weather was per
E1057YWbarbaras
E1057YWbarbaras
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Amazingly beautiful route on EBike in Wanaka!
We rode 30 km along pristine bike paths. The route ran near water and through pastures and was sooo beautiful we h
Rgcahalan
Rgcahalan
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WE LOVE WANAKA BIKE TOURS!
THESE GUYS ARE AMAZING! The whole team went above and beyond to make sure we had the best experience possible and i
chrispg2017
chrispg2017
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Wanaka to Hawea - Wanaka Bike Tours
Having come to the region for a total of 12 days we were out to pack every day full. Being fully trained up for an
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