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Full-Day Wellington Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour

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    What to Expect
    Pick up your electric bike at Shed One - Queens Wharf, Wellington Waterfront. It's a central location and only an 8 to 10-minute walk from Wellington's I-Site Information Center and just along the wharf from Te Papa Museum. You can pick up is your eBike from 8:30am and return it at any time before 5pm, or later by prior arrangement.

    You will be provided with helmets and locks, there is also hi-vis gear available. The staff will take the time to show you the best routes to take on your Wellington cycle map including the best photo spots and places to stop for coffee, lunch or an ice-cream.  Let them know if you wish stop for a swim and they will mark the beaches on the map for you.

    While you get set you up on your electric bike, you will be provided full instruction and a safety briefing. You will have time to get used to riding your bike in the large car free space before heading on your way. The eBikes are pedal-assist, which means you pedal them just like you do a regular bike except that the electric assist takes the strain out of the hills and headwinds. If you haven't tried them, you will be amazed at what they can do!

    The most popular route starts on the easy shared paths along the Wellington Waterfront close to the buzzing city center, before using the on-road cycle ways toward Miramar peninsula. For those with a heightened sense of adventure, take regular road routes to special spots around Wellington and set the bike to full-power to cruise up to the best panoramic lookouts such as Mt Victoria.

    Off-road riding can be experienced from Wellington by taking an early departure train or ferry after picking up the bike. Pencarrow Lighthouse is a popular destination accessed by the East by West Ferry that goes to Days Bay. Following the coast you take a dirt road toward a historic lighthouse that you can climb up to. You can look out across the harbour toward Wellington City. If you're lucky you will see seals and other wildlife. Please note that you need to lift bikes up and down steps on the ferry if you choose this option.

    The Rimutaka Rail Trail can be explored by taking the bikes on a train then riding from Maymorn to Featherston, this is a world class track well away from the city. Pack your lunch, take your camera and ride the old railway line taking in the New Zealand forest and history. While waiting for the return train, you can check out Featherston's local stores and museums. You could even stay the night and explore the local wineries the next day. Let us know when you book if you're interested in this option and we'll provide you with the best bike and schedule for your adventure.

    By exploring Wellington and the surrounding areas by electric bike, you can take in a lot in a short period of time. You'll feel good choosing an active way to get around while you're visiting and the hills in the city will be flattened by the electric assist.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Queens Wharf, Wellington Waterfront (Beside Wellington Helicopters)

    10min walk from iSite Information Center
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Bikes must be returned by 5pm.

    If 2-day option is selected, bike can be returned to shop at the end of the day and picked up again in the morning, or bike can be stored at your accommodation. (Charger for bike provided).
    Inclusions
    • Self-Guided bike tour
    • Use of bicycle, helmet and lock
    • Hi Vis available
    • Wellington City Cycle Map
    • Local taxes
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children (13 -17 Years) must be accompanied by an adult
    • Bike manufacturer has a weight limit of 330 lbs (150 kilograms)
    • Heights must be advised if less than 5 foot (152 centimeters)
    • Must be able to ride a regular bike
    • Passport / Local Drivers License and Credit Card must be presented as bond
    • Select a full-day or 2-day option
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Great service great bikes. Happy to give advice on best routes. Leave a credit card and pay for the time used. Give it a go!

    Thank jameswebb1990
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We know Wellington well, but the electric bikes gave us such a different way to explore places we love. Biking up Mount Victoria was effortless and we could enjoy the view at the same time. The Mirimar Peninsular is a cyclist's Mecca on an electric...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ktm-exploring
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Fab time, easy booking and set up, friendly helpful staff, great gear. You can't beat biking Welly on a good day!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Susie2shoesnz
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    A must for any visitor to Wellington, electric bike travel is definitely the way to go! I took the bike (free) on the ferry to Day's Bay and then spent a day enjoying peace and stunning views whilst riding on quiet road /cycle path/gravel road...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank l1verbird
    Reviewed 28 July 2019

    The views around the bays of Wellington were stunning by bike. Perfect even if you're not an experienced bicycle rider.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank psan237
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