Arrowtown Gibbston Valley and Queenstown Trail Cycle Tours
Have you already biked the Rail Trail. Are you a "cruiser" or a "weekend-warrior"? Actually, none of this matters because the Queenstown Trail is suitable for all abilities. Explore spectacular scenery all at your own pace
10 Caernarvon St, Arrowtown, Queenstown, New Zealand
Are you looking for your next cycling adventure? – Here is an idea with immense appeal.
Choose the historic precinct of Arrowtown as your base. Downtown-Queenstown is hazardous for cyclists. Here you can cycle without fear. Less confident cyclists will immediately enjoy this.
The base for your cycling tour is small luxury hotel Arrowtown House, just 100 metres from the 100km+ Queenstown Trails. Arrowtown is the hub of these trails
If you have already enjoyed a traditional cycle touring holiday, you’ll love the luxury tours we have created for you. Each day we’ll provide you with bikes, maps & directions. Spend a weekend or spend a week. Each day on your bike, explore a new trail discovering new landscapes, scenery & experiences
Imagine how relaxing it is not to have to pack your luggage every morning. Imagine returning to your luxury accommodation each evening.
Imagine, a gourmet breakfast each morning. Outstanding cuisine is a feature. Chef-Owner Jeanette is a winner of the NZ Vegetarian Dish Challenge
Steve & Jeanette are both cyclists. Steve is Club Captain of the Queenstown Cycling Club. We live & breathe cycling. You can benefit from our mountain bike & road cycling experience. We will create for you a personalised tour matched to your interests & ability
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
There are two theories as to why the town is named Arrowtown. One is that the river behind the town flows swiftly like an arrow.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
There has been a fire station on the current site since 1890. The hand drawn hose reel was used until the 1940’s.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
Arrowtown is one of the fastest growing towns in New Zealand:
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
The discoverer of gold in the Arrow river was a shepherd named Jack Tewa or Maori Jack. He also won the Royal Humane medal for saving a man from drowning in Lake Wakatipu.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
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.