Take yourself on a self guided pedal tour of historic Arrowtown or head into the hills. There are plenty of trails nearby suitable for all fitness levels - we can give advice when you pick up your bike. Single track, 4wd road and even ride and wine tours available. You can choose guided or self guided rides.
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Bookings highly recommended
Gibbston Ride and Wine Tour $89 per person.
Collect your bike from Arrowtown Bike Hire and ride the scenic Arrow Bridges Track to Gibbston Valley Wines. Enjoy the Guided wine cave tour and fee tasings. Transport provided back to Arrowtown.
Arrow River 5 Bridges Trail
Our most poular part of the Queenstown Trail . Fantastic and easy cycling along this scenic 12 kilometre ride to the Bungy Bridge. Return transport avaliable. Please enquire or book through the Arrowtown Bike Hire website for discounts.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
The Maori name for the river is Haihainui which means ‘Big Scratches’.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
Australia’s first saint, Sister Mary MacKillop visited Arrowtown in 1897 and set up a Catholic School. Part of this school can still be visited today.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
The Chinese Settlement was established in 1867-8 and was in existence until the mid 1930’s. The site underwent an archaeological excavation in 1984.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
The first jail in Arrowtown was simply a log. You were chained up to it. The later stone jail still exists and is in Cardigan Street. It is New Zealand’s 4th oldest jail.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
Arrowtown was originally known as Fox’s. named after William Fox an early gold discoverer. Then it was known as The Arrow and later Arrowtown.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
They used to sell Morphine in the local drug store. That was back in the goldmining days of course!