Full-Day Wellington Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour

Ride at your own pace by hiring an eBike on this full-day self-guided adventure of Wellington. (Optionally, extend your rental for two days and have it for your entire stay.) From the centrally located Waterfront to the quiet bays and panoramic lookouts, you’ll be enthralled from start to finish. These quality electric bikes are easy to use and suitable for any level of fitness. If you can ride a bike, you can ride an eBike. You will be provided with riding instructions, a helmet, a lock and a cycle map of the city, including top picks of places to stop on your ride.

You can ride the bays to take in the best view points or use your eBike as your transport between the Wellington must see attractions such as Weta Workshop, Zealandia Sanctuary, Te Papa Museum or the Wellington Cable Car located only 5-minutes away. Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, or in a group, these top-quality electric bikes make your mode of transport an experience in itself.

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Duration 3 to 8 hours
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  • What's included :
    • Self-Guided bike tour
    • Use of bicycle, helmet and lock
    • Hi Vis available
    • Wellington City Cycle Map
    • Local taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Weta Workshop
    • Entry/Admission - New Zealand Parliament
    • Entry/Admission - ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary
    • Entry/Admission - Wellington Cable Car
    • Entry/Admission - Wellington Zoo
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Switched on Bikes, Queens Wharf, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

    Pick up your bikes from our centrally located shop on the Wellington Waterfront.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Oriental Bay, Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

    Cruise the waterfront past the scenic and popular Oriental Bay

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Victoria, Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

    Set the eBikes to TURBO and head up to the main look out of Wellington City!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Shelly Bay Road, Wellington New Zealand

    The Chocolate Fish Cafe located at Shelly Bay is the best local cafe on our popular bike route! Serving excellent coffee from a beautiful spot.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Weta Workshop, Corner of Camperdown Rd & Weka St Miramar, Wellington 6022 New Zealand

    Ride your bike to Weta Workshop and pop into the Weta Cave or take a guided one hour tour. Learn about Wellington's film history, Peter Jackson and Lord of the Rings.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Scorching Bay, Karaka Bay Road Seatoun, Wellington 6003 New Zealand

    The best swimming beach in Wellington! Gorgeous white sands in a sheltered spot. Plenty of space to picnic of the grass and beach. There's a cafe serving ice-cream and lunch.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Red Rocks Reserve, Owhiro Bay, Wellington New Zealand

    For the more adventurous you can choose to ride down a gravel beach road to an 'out of the way' iconic Wellington spot. At the right time of year you can spot seals and pups!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wellington Wind Turbine, via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002 New Zealand

    You've got electric bikes so why not turn up the power and head to a lookout high over the city! The roads are windy and steep but a lot of fun for those who like a bit of challenge and the reward is worth it.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable St, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

    We're located not far from Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum! They've got bike parking right at the door and entry is free so it's easy to pop in for a look when you're on your way back from your bike ride.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: New Zealand Parliament, Molesworth Street, Wellington 6160 New Zealand

    It's easy to bike from our store to the New Zealand's parliament. You can take a tour every hour or just walk with your bike through Parliament grounds.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Old St Paul's, 34 Mulgrave St Thorndon, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

    Old St Paul's is one of Wellington most beautiful and photographed buildings. The church is unique because it is crafted from native timbers. It'll re-open again in May 2020 following seismic strengthening.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary, 53 Waiapu Road, Wellington 6012 New Zealand

    Zealandia is a refuge for native birds, animals and forest. It's set in a valley on a hill above Wellington, so an electric bike is the best transport choice to get there! They've got bike racks to lock to at the entrance. Take a relaxing walk through the valley and visit their gift shop.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wellington Cable Car, 280 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

    Probably Wellington's most visited tourist attraction, it's located only a 5 min walk or bike from our shop. When it's not busy you can take your bike up the cable car and ride on to Zealandia. Or leave your bike at the bottom and walked back down through the botanical gardens.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Wellington Zoo, 200 Daniell Street Newtown, Wellington 6021 New Zealand

    Take you bikes around the bay then pop over the hill to Wellington's modern Zoo. They provide bike racks outside to make it easy for you.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cuba Street, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

    The progressive heart of the city. Cuba St is a colourful part of Wellington with excellent cafes, restaurants, street performers, local crafts and everything in between.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Switched on Bikes, Queens Wharf, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • 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
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


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Organised by Switched on Bikes

Activity ID: V-32786P2

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