Riverside to Puketapu

Riverside to Puketapu
NZD $65.00
  • Duration: 6 Hours

This is a beautiful ride alongside the river, passing by farmland and orchards along the way. You will be picked up from Puketapu, where you can enjoy a lovely lunch at the Puketapu Pub, or pack a picnic and enjoy eating it beside the river.
For this ride you can choose to go one of two ways: either cycle down the coast and follow the trail right from the river mouth and along, or cycle the opposite direction and pass by Mission Estate and Church Road wineries en route. You can also visit Moana Park winery near Puketapu as well. Both ways are an approximate distance of 29km.

If you wish to have a longer ride, you can return from Puketapu, cycling on the other side of the river and to Church Road for the Waterways to Wineries pick up at 3pm (2pm in winter). It is a further 11km to Church Road. Talk to us about what you want to do and we will make it happen!


Departure from our shop is at your leisure, but we do recommend leaving as early as possible to make the most of your day. Allow 3-4 hours, distance approx 29km.  

Pick up is at 1.45pm from Puketapu (in Winter, May-Oct) and 2.45pm in Summer.

Pick up time may be varied by arrangement.


$65 per person, or $95 per person for an electric bike.

Pricing includes bike hire, helmet, lock, front bag, maps and written instructions, wine pick up service and transport from the end of this ride.