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Wellington Electric Bike Tour

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    Stop At: Switched on Bikes, Queens Wharf Beside Fergs Kayaks & Dockside Restaurant, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

    Our shop is the starting point for your tour. We're centrally based at Queens Wharf on the Wellington Waterfront and have a cafe on site if you arrive early.

    We'll set you up on your bike with a helmet and provide you with full instruction on how to use your eBike (it's easy!). We've got a large car-free space to get used to riding before we set off.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wellington Waterfront, Wellington New Zealand

    Our store is based on the Wellington Waterfront. From close to our store you can see the inter-island and local ferries coming and going and you might be lucky enough to spot stingrays, seals and even the occasional dolphin!

    The Wellington Waterfront hosts many events and markets through out the year and is a happening place when the sun is out!

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable St, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

    We'll stop outside Te Papa as it's a central landmark of Wellington on the waterfront. It's New Zealand's national museum and we'll tell you about the current exhibitions. It's just a short walk from our shop if you want to look through at the end of your bike tour.

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

    We'll ride past on the cycle path beside the beach. We'll stop for photos and see how popular this beach spot is on a sunny day!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Mount Victoria, Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

    We'll be riding along the coast at the base of Mt Victoria for much of the tour. There are plenty of photo opportunities with Mt Victoria forming the backdrop of your shot.

    Stop At: Shelly Bay Road, Wellington New Zealand

    This is our destination for this this tour where we'll stop for a tea or coffee. It's a scenic bay with quiet winding roads on the waters edge. It provides great photo opportunities looking back toward our starting point and if you arrived on a cruise-ship you can look back toward your ship from afar. We'll introduce you to the Maori connection to this land as well as it's military history evident by the buildings on the site.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Maupuia Walkway, Unnamed Road, Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

    For the best photos over-looking Wellington and the surrounding bays we put the bikes on 'turbo' and head up to the top of Miramar Peninsula. From the top you'll have enough time for photos and we'll tell you a Maori tale of how Wellington Harbour was formed.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Cog Park, 391 Evans Bay Parade, Hataitai, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

    We'll stop here part way along our journey to tell some fun stories and use the beautiful harbour and yachts docked as a backdrop for photos to take back home.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Chocolate Fish Cafe, 100 Shelly Bay Rd, Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

    We'll stop at this wonderful Kiwiana themed cafe where they serve great locally roasted coffee and have cheese scones to write home about! You'll find out a little bit about NZ culture when you ask what a chocolate fish is.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    This is the end of the tour. You're centrally located and are only 5min walk away from Wellington's iconic Cable Car, 10min from the NZ Parliament or Te Papa.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Reviewed 9 April 2019

    This is one of the best city tours ever. The guides gave us insights to the city. The bike gave us the distance to see all around the bay and the e gave us fun and ability to ride up a very high hill. I...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Bruce034
    Reviewed 19 March 2019

    The Tour was fantastic with the guides were informative and entertaining. Well worthwhile and I would recommend it to anyone - it was a great way to see the beautiful sites of Wellington.

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank HLL259
    Reviewed 23 February 2019 via mobile

    Our bike tour was wonderful. Rich was great and super informative. The pace of the ride was great and we saw some wonderful views of the city. We would recommend this tour to anyone

    Thank davidcorey61
    Reviewed 22 February 2019

    I’ve never done an e-bike before, but now I’m sold. The help at Switched on Bikes was great, and he gave us helmets and gloves to use on our ride. We took off in somewhat drizzly weather, but it was great to get out and...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank winegrowerjohn
    Reviewed 21 February 2019

    Excellent half day tour around Wellington coastline, all the bikes in good condition. Going up the hills easy with little effort!! Guide very good and informative. We will definitely hire e-bikes on future holidays

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Wendy B
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    Mark M
    23 February 2019|
    Response from RobbsJetty | Reviewed this property |
    If you email the tour operators they are awasome with times to match your availablility. From memory I think we arrived in port early but were on the harbour by 10am. They also have afternoon trips according to what you want... More
    2 December 2018|
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    Response from RobbsJetty | Reviewed this property |
    From wellington port when you catch the shuttle bus in it is a 5 min walk onto the harbour.
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