Discover the beauty of Marlborough your way. Rent a bike from us and enjoy your own self-guided wine tour. We’ll set you up with quality equipment and send you on your way with all the recommendations, tips and hints you need to craft your own unforgettable Marlborough wine adventure.
Morning Guided Biking tour with Afternoon Bike Hire
- Adult Ages 18yrs+
Get the best of both worlds: morning guided tour and afternoon freedom to explore!
This is an ideal winery tour for those who want a snap shot of the views, tastes and flavours of the Marlborough wine region. your friendly and knowledgeable guide will be with you for the morning and you will visit three of our favourite wineries on superb wine trails through the vineyards, on river stop-banks and down quiet country roads. Along the way you’ll be inundated with spectacular views of the Richmond Range, Wither Hills, Wairau River and beautiful Marlborough vineyards.
You will learn a little of the history of the area around Blenheim, and the background to growing and producing wine in Marlborough. After visiting three wineries in the morning, your guide will talk you through the map and give you some ideas of where to have lunch, other wineries to visit and the best places to bike. Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of eight people per bike tour. Your guide will be with you the whole time to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience.
You do not need to be an experienced cyclist to enjoy this bike tour. The pace is leisurely and the terrain is gentle, ensuring easy riding no matter what your skill level.
Don’t worry about the weather – if it rains we just switch you to a driving wine tour so you still get to have a great day out. Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of eight people per tour. Your guide will be with you to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience.
We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx. 9.15am) and drop you off (approx. 5.00pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full.
Monday to Sunday – September through June
9:15 am – 9.30am from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation.
4:30pm bike drop off at the Vines Village. We’ll then drop you back at your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx. 5.00pm).
3+ boutique Marlborough wineries minimum on your guided morning tour. How many wineries you visit in the afternoon is up to you.
8 people maximum. If you’re booking for more than 8, check out our group bookings page for more info.
Lunch is not included. But your morning guide will give you a full brief on the local lunch and winery options for your self-guided afternoon.
Normally around 4 to 6 km in the morning. The afternoon is up to you!
We have a range of high-quality, comfortable bikes for adults.
Low – the terrain is gentle, the pace is leisurely and we stick to bike paths and quiet country roads where possible. If you think the biking might still be too difficult then consider hiring an electric bike for an additional cost.
– A friendly & knowledgeable guide for the morning
– Quality bikes & helmets
– All morning wine tasting costs included
– Pick up from your Blenheim and Renwick accommodation
– Easy-to-follow map with suggested wineries for the afternoon