Intro to Wellington - Guided Bike Tour in Wellington (2-2.5 hours)

From NZD NZ$95.00
  • Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Wellington
  • Product code: PJ1VKN

Riding Level: Easy

Duration: 2-2.5 hrs

Distance: Short < 10km

Start Time: 10:30am, afternoon departure available upon request.


The essential introduction to Wellington! Jump on a bike and our guide will show you around the Wellington Waterfront and introduce you to some fascinating past and present figures who have made Wellington the creative capital it is today. This tour is perfect for those with just a couple of hours to spare or who prefer to ride only on cycle paths. Our Introduction to Wellington tour is set at an easy pace with plenty of time for questions and taking photos at each of the tour stops. Our tour focuses on six city shaping people and we’ll introduce you to some key Wellington landmarks including the New Zealand Parliament, Wellington Stadium, Te Papa Museum, Cuba St, Oriental Bay, Wellington Railway Station and the historic Wellington Waterfront. We use regular bikes for this tour as it's mostly flat, but you can upgrade to an electric bike if you like.

Meet your guide at our store on Queens Wharf in central Wellington in time for a 10:30am departure. After listening to the safety briefing, enjoy time to practice in a car-free space before heading out. The tour is light hearted and fun. Our business is Wellington based and we've been running bike tours for more than seven years so you can have confidence riding with us.  Your tour ends back at Switched on Bikes in Central Wellington.


You’ll learn about

  • First country to give women the right to vote
  • Wellington’s Maori culture and history
  • Film making in the capital
  • The windiest city in the world!
  • Cuba St, Wellington’s progressive heart


Important Booking Info

*We run this tour on regular bikes as it's flat and easy riding, if you prefer electric riding just let us know when you book - there's no extra charge.

*The minimum height for an electric bike is 145cm, there is no minimum height for a regular bike.

*No minimum age but the tour's content is aimed at adults, children must be accompanied by an adult.

*The riding is easy but you should be stable riding a bike, comfortable getting on and off to walk across roads and be able to safely ride between pedestrians while on shared paths.


*This route uses only paths and cycle lanes.
*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 info@switchedonbikes.co.nz.
*Afternoon departures are available upon request, please contact us directly on info@switchedonbikes.co.nz.

Book with confidence
If the weather isn't good enough for riding, we'll provide a full refund.
If you change your travel plans and let us know up to 24 hours prior to the booked tour, we'll provide a full refund.
If your ship / plane / bus is delayed and you let us know anytime before departure - we'll provide a full refund.

Questions about booking
Flick us an email on info@switchedonbikes.co.nz or call 04 473 1080.