It gets really busy over the summer season and we would hate you to miss out on a bike so we recommend that you Book Now or ring us on 0800 397627 to reserve your bike. We also keep some bikes at D’Vine gelato at The Vines Village so if you can’t get hold of us
The biking is as easy as it gets. The terrain is flat.
Yes – It depends on the route you choose as to how much road riding there is. There are a mix of quiet country roads and river stopbanks as well as a few main roads. The main roads have wide lanes or grass verges though so you can keep off the road if you want.
You sure do ! Its law in NZ that anyone riding a bike needs to wear a helmet.
It doesn’t rain much in Marlborough but if it does it is not a problem. If you have booked online then we can refund your money or if you are here for a couple of days we can just transfer the booking to another day.
Yes we do – we have child seats, a tag along bike and 20inch and 24inch bikes for children. Please let us know the ages and most importantly the heights of your children when you book.
Yes most of the wineries are charging $5 per person which will normally give you tastings of 3-6 wines depending on the winery.
You have a number of options and they are all good. Wairau River Winery Restaurant is an institution in the valley – consistently great food. We eat there a lot! Herzog Winery has great food and a gorgeous outside garden area to eat in. Geisens does fabulous platters that are filling, delicious and great value. The starting point of your day has the Vines Village café which has good counter food if you just want a quick sandwich, pie or muffin. Nautilus will put together a cheeseboard for you if a light lunch and a glass of wine is all you are after and you can sit at a picnic table under a tree outside their cellar door. Allan Scott winery also have a great restaurant with a lovely outdoor courtyard garden. These are just your options within 4km from our base. If you are prepared to bike a bit further we also recommend Saint Clair, Brancott Estate and Rockferry winery restaurants.
We do a door to door pick up and drop off to your Picton accommodation for $50pp.
This is a fun way to wine tour through the wineries. We provide you with a map of the Golden Mile circuit. You collect stamps at each participating cellar door or food outlet you visit and once you have collected 5 stamps you receive a gold medal at your final stop.