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 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.4
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.5
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.6
Arrowtown had four churches representing the early immigrant populations. Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Methodist. All still operate today except for the Methodist Church.