Alexandra

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Alexandra

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Riding in Alexandra is the biggest secret of New Zealand’s South Island mtb trails.

On a very large privately owned sheep station, lives a friendly farmer who let locals use his land to build bass ass mountain biking trails! Our team at Queenstown Bike Taxis have joined forces with local guys from Altitude Adventures to provide a full day of guided riding on this mecca private property. The trails are like non you have ever ridden before, unless you’ve a trip to the moon! With thyme on your tyres and a full day of riding, this day will leave you grinning from ear to ear.

Details

Our van will pick you up from your Queenstown accommodation and drive you out through the Kawarau Gorge to Alexandra. Here we’ll meet up with our friendly guide and hit the trails. A couple shuttle support drop offs will save the bigger climbs. We stop in town for a tasty lunch then head straight back to the trails. After your legs are spent your driver will meet you at the pub for a much deserving drink! The drive back to Queenstown normally consists of everyone falling asleep in the van dreaming about the epic day they’ve had!  

‘Alexandra is the secret of South Island trail riding. You have to ride here! 

$239pp GUIDED 7-9hrs

Minimum 4 riders

Extras on offer:

  • 1/2 day bike rental – $97
  • Full day bike rental – $109 
  • E-Bike 1/2 day rental – $99
  • E-Bike full day rental – $150
  • Good times – Priceless

All rentals included insurance, helmet and safety gear as requested.

 

Exploring Alex by bike on a day trip

What is included in your Alexandra guided full day trip:

  • Transport from Queenstown to Alexandra (approximately 1 hours drive)
  • Local bike guide to show you the trails
  • Supported shuttles to get you to the close to the top of the trails
  • Lunch and a drink at a delicious cafe in the heart of Alexandra
  • Transport back to Queenstown at the end of your day

Itinerary:

  • 8am departure from Queenstown (this time can be flexible if needed)
  • 9am arrival in Alexandra where we pick up our local guides and head to the trails above town
  • 9:20am on the bikes and riding!
  • 11:30 support shuttle for another run
  • 1pm Lunch time at a delicious cafe in town
  • 2pm back to the trails for more laps
  • 4-5pm finish at the pub
  • 5-6pm return transport back to Queenstown
  • 6-7pm Drop off at your accommodation in Queenstown

These departure times are not set in stone. Every group is different and the day will vary on riding abilities. The trails are also carefully chosen by the guide to suite the ability of the riders! In Alexandra there is something for everyone and the local guides will know exactly where to take you!

This place is where the term ‘single track’ was coined, everything from tight technical climbs, long flowing descents and plenty of rock features thrown in. – It’s a great day I tell ya!

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