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Around The Basin Bike Tours

Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 27 952 5801
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Half Day Bike Tour of Arrow River Trail
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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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“gibbston winery” (17 reviews)
“wine tasting” (28 reviews)
“river trail” (5 reviews)
Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 27 952 5801
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I booked the Queenstown Trails full day bike tour with lunch. Lief was our guide and he was fantastic. It’s been several years since we’ve biked so he patiently gave us instructions on changing gears, etc. and he met us along the...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We did the full day cycling from Arrowtown to the wineries. The bikes (electric) were almost new and very comfortable. Well organised team taking us to the drop off point with interesting commentary on the way. Great advise about wineries and lunch options and then...More

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Around The Basi... A, Owner at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks for your review Sandra. Our E-Bikes are certainly an awesome way to explore the Queenstown Trail. Pleased to hear you had an excellent day with Around The Basin on our full day self0guided Bike The Wineries Tour. Cheers Lisa,

Reviewed 24 October 2017


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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Picked up on time from Queenstown by Hamish. Knowledgeable and friendly with good chat on the drive to Arrowtown. On arrival watched their hilarious safety video then into our bikes after a quick chat. My wife and I cycled the trail back to Queenstown. Bikes...More

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Around The Basi... A, Guide / Driver at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hey guys! Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed your day out.

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had an amazing half day cycle through Gibbston with Around the Basin. They collected us, dropped us off and picked us up where we requested. Steve was an amazing host and the bikes we hired were great. Thoroughly recommend Around the Basin.

Thank Sarah O
Around The Basi... A, Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi Sarah - thanks for your recommendation, great to have you out on our bike hire and shuttle package from Arrowtown to Gibbston.

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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