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Bike Hire with Trail Journeys

Cycle Lake Dunstan with Highlands and Trail Journeys

The #1 must-do activity this summer!

 

PLEASE NOTE: You are unable to make a Bike Hire reservation online within 24 hours of the beginning of your hire.  If you would like to make a booking for Bike Hire beginning within the next 24 hours, please call our team on 0508 444 452 and they will make the booking for you. For on the day enquires, please give the team a call before arriving at Highlands.

Highlands and Trail Journeys have teamed up to bring you Central Otago’s best E-Bike experience.  Trail Journeys’ new Cromwell base is located at Highlands, just off the new Lake Dunstan trail which means that you’ll be able to pick up your e-bike and explore, while enjoying the other offers in store at Highlands.  As an exclusive bonus, EVERY bike hire includes access to the World Class 4.2km circuit at Highlands*.

Whether it’s riding around the Highlands race track, enjoying world class food and wine at the vineyards of Bannockburn or venturing as far as Smiths Way, via Old Cromwell, our three bike hire options have you covered.

Just call us when you’ve had enough and we’ll pick you up.

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*Terms and conditions apply

Lake Dunstan Trail - One Way

$60 - $120
Per Person

Cycle the newest and most scenic trail in New Zealand from Highlands to Clyde.

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$60 Standard Bike; $120 e-Bike

PLEASE NOTE:
This pricing does not include return transport from Clyde to Highlands.  Transport is available at an additional cost. 
If you are planning on completing a return journey via e-Bike (Highlands – Clyde – Highlands), please note that depending on how often you are using the e-Bike power on your bike, the battery may not last for the entire journey.  The battery may run out on the return leg and you will need to use your human power to bring yourself home.

 

Central Otago is home to New Zealand’s newest and most scenic cycle trail.

Pick up your bike from Highlands and set off through the vineyards of Bannockburn before hitting the new trail as it weaves it’s way around the shores of Lake Dunstan.

Once you arrive at Clyde, make your way to the Trail Journeys base to drop off your bikes.  The Trail Journeys team will take care of getting your bikes back to the Highlands depot.  If you require transport back to Cromwell, the team can also assist with this as well (additional charges apply).

Your hire is a full day bike hire so you can take your time and stop along the trail to really enjoy the majestic scenery.

  • Bookings essential.
  • Includes full day bike hire, helmet, carrier bag (if required) and bike relocation back to Highlands.
  • Transport back to Highlands/Cromwell is available at an additional cost of $40 per person (2 person minimum charge of $80 applies).
  • Check in 15 minutes before your booking time.
  • Highlands Cafe is open for all your refreshments from 9am.
  • All Bike Hire customers also receive a 50% discount on Museum entry and a 10% discount on all other Highlands activities.

The Power Hour

$19 - $39
Per Person

The only way you can access the 4.2km Highlands track by cycle.

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$19 Standard Bike; $39 e-Bike

This is your ticket to exclusive, at your own pace access to the scenic Highlands Track.  The quiet and tranquility of the Highlands track in the morning is unparalleled and you will marvel at the beauty of this magical place that is usually bustling with the sounds of speed!

The track is exclusively yours to spend as much time on during the hour as you like.  Do one lap or 10, take a scenic lap – stopping to take pictures from vantage points that the public usually do not have access to, or put your pedal power to the test to record your fastest lap time.

  • Cycle the 4.2km Highlands Track
  • Operates from 9am – 10am daily – bookings essential
  • Includes bike hire, helmet and carrier bag (if required)
  • Check in 15 minutes before your booking time
  • Highlands Cafe is open for all your refreshments from 9am
  • All Bike Hire customers also receive a 50% discount on Museum entry and a 10% discount on all other Highlands activities

Half Day Hire

$29 - $69
Per Person

Perfect for weaving your way around Lake Dunstan into Old Cromwell and beyond.

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$29 Standard Bike; $69 e-Bike

  • Includes all hires up to 3.5 hours.
  • Hire your bikes from 9am to include exclusive access to the Highlands Track during The Power Hour!
  • Includes bike hire, helmet and carrier bag (if required)
  • Check in 15 minutes before your booking time
  • Highlands Cafe is open for all your refreshments from 9am
  • All Bike Hire customers also receive a 50% discount on Museum entry and a 10% discount on all other Highlands activities
  • All hires from 1pm must return bikes to Highlands by 4.45pm.
  • Pick-ups are available on request – $15 per person (minimum charge $30

Full Day Hire

$39 - $99
Per Person

Enjoy the local trails all the way out to Pisa Moorings and Smiths Way!

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$39 Standard Bike; $99 e-Bike

  • Hire anytime from 9am – all hires over 3.5 hours are charged at the full day rate
  • Bike hires that start at 9am include exclusive access to the Highlands Track during The Power Hour!
  • Includes bike hire, helmet and carrier bag (if required)
  • Check in 15 minutes before your booking time
  • Bikes must be returned to Highlands by 4.45pm.
  • Pick-ups are available on request – $15 per person (minimum charge $30)
  • Highlands Cafe is open for all your refreshments from 9am
  • All Bike Hire customers also receive a 50% discount on Museum entry and a 10% discount on all other Highlands activities