Electric Bays Tour - Guided Electric Bike Tour in Wellington (3-4 hours)
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Wellington
Meet your guide at our store on Queens Wharf in central Wellington in time for a 10am departure. After listening to the safety briefing, learn how to operate your electric bike and enjoy time to practice in a car-free space before heading out.
Once you’re comfortable, saddle up for a fun bike tour of Wellington's bays and follow your guide along the Wellington Waterfront. Glide along the seafront, passing the lively harbour and the beaches of Oriental Bay- filled with swimmers and sun-bathers in the summer. Continue along the Miramar Peninsula and leave the bustle of the city behind as you cycle along the scenic coast. Pause along the way at a local café before looping back towards the city.
Finally, set the bikes to 'turbo' to climb up to the lookout point for an unforgettable view over Wellington, the Miramar Peninsula, and the ocean harbour entrance.
The tour is light hearted and fun. We've been running these tours for nearly five years and have risen to be the #1 Tour in Wellington on Trip Advisor.
We use modern 'pedal assist' electric bikes- you pedal and the bikes smoothly 'amplify' your own effort up to 275% (our bikes are not throttle activated). You can choose the level of assistance that suits you- strong riders only use the assistance sometimes and occasional riders keep the power level up high! This means that the group are able to ride at the mostly the same speed. The bikes have more than enough battery to ride the whole way on full power.
Your tour ends by 2pm (if 10am departure time) back at Switched on Bikes in Central Wellington
Arriving by Cruise Ship
Our tours are very popular with cruise ship passengers who are a little active and like the outdoors! If you're arriving by cruise ship into Wellington it's easy to get to our shop:
Please take the free port operated shuttle bus into the city and get off at the first stop called 'North Lambton Quay'. From there walk down Whitmore St to the Wellington Waterfront. Turn right and follow the waters edge until you see our signs- we're right beside Dockside Restaurant and Fergs Kayaks. You can find a map under 'Contact' on our website or just put Switched on Bikes into Google Maps- we're about a 10 min walk from the bus stop.
*Riders must be 145cm tall (4'8). Riders of this height will just be able to touch their toes to the ground
*Minimum age 13 years, must be accompanied by an adult if under 18
*Don't need to be an expert, but must be comfortable riding a bike
*This route uses shared paths, on-road cycle ways and regular roads
*A moderate level of fitness is recommended
*This tour requires a minimum of two people to operate- we'll get in contact prior if we don't reach 2 riders
*For group bookings of 20 or more people, please contact us directly on firstname.lastname@example.org
*Afternoon departures are available upon request, please contact us directly on email@example.com
Book with confidence
If the weather isn't good enough for riding, we'll provide a full refund
If your change your travel plans and let us know up to 48 hours prior to the tour, we'll provide a full refund
If your ship / plane / bus is delayed and you let us know anytime before departure- we provide a full refund
Questions about booking
Flick us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 386 877