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Around The Basin Bike Tours

Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 27 952 5801
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Around The Basin is a well established, locally owned company who pride themselves on offering a personalised service for all your biking needs on the Queenstown Trails, choose from Supported and Guided Cycle Adventures or simply Bike Hire or our Bike Shuttle Service that operates within the Wakatipu Basin. Around The Basin is owned by long term Queenstown locals Steve Norton and Lisa Cooper who are passionate about biking with over 20 years of involvement in the adventure tourism industry in Queenstown. Around The Basin has tailored a number of different cycle packages. Our target market is Grade 1 to 2 riders wanting a quality biking experience in one of the most beautiful areas of New Zealand renowned for its spectacular scenery. We operate on purpose built Cycle Trails which wander through the basin, past two lakes, three river gorges, historic Arrowtown, the wine area of Gibbston Valley and countless mountain ranges. The purpose built trails that ATB utilise are all off road.
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“gibbston winery” (17 reviews)
“wine tasting” (29 reviews)
“self guided” (10 reviews)
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Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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"gibbston winery"
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"wine tasting"
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"self guided"
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"river trail"
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"bungy bridge"
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"safety video"
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"own pace"
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"half day tour"
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"dropped off"
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"arrow town"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"easy ride"
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

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Around The Basi... A, Front Office Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We did this in a freezing day but it wasn’t raining which was a bonus. The scenery is amazing and we were so happy that we got to do this. It is s few KLM’s before you get to the first winery so as we...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I (in our mid 20's) did the ride from Arrowtown to Queenstown. Very chilly for the first part of the ride so definitely recommend tugging up and taking gloves! We made a slight detour to see the Kawarua bridge and closest winery...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The tour was extremely well organised with Steve our driver picking us up on time and taking us out into the beautiful Gibbston valley. We then had around 4 hours to explore the local wineries. We chose to spend some time at the Kawarau bridge...More

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Around The Basi... A, Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hi Nicola - thanks for your review and great to hear you enjoyed our half day self-guided Bike The Wineries Tour - we're always happy to pick up wine purchases, much easier than trying to bike with it! Cheers Steve and the ATB Team.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

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Around The Basi... A, Front Office Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on our half day wine tour. All of the staff couldn’t have been nicer or more helpful. Everything was very well organised and we were given the freedom to do our own thing and move at our own pace. The...More

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Around The Basi... A, Front Office Manager at Around The Basin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Becca - thanks for your feedback on our half day self guided Bike The Wineries Tour. It was great to have you out exploring the wineries and biking in the Gibbston Valley.

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Louise H
4 March 2018|
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Response from Around The Basi... A | Property representative |
Hi Louise Sorry for the delayed reply. I didn't see a notification regarding your enquiry. We do offer tours year round and move onto our winter schedule from 1 May. You should be able to book our Full Day Bike The Wineries... More
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ilovesunflowers894
29 April 2017|
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Response from Around The Basi... A | Property representative |
Hi ilovesunflowers894, Neil is right, the bridges are completely safe and only have a very small amount of upward/downward movement - not side to side! We always advise people who come out with us who have a fear of heights... More
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