Have fun exploring local wineries on a mountain bike or tandem with Hawke’s Bay premier bike winery tour. Phone today on 06 650 4627.

  • Enjoy a picnic amongst the vines in Hawke’s Bay
  • Cycle in vineyards as you visit iconic Hawke’s Bay wineries by bicycle
  • Enjoy a great experience with your friends in the Gimblett Gravels and Bridge Pa Triange Wine growing districts of Hawke’s Bay
  • Learn more about wines and winegrowing on your cycle wine tour.
  • Hire bikes and explore the superb scenery on your Hawke’s Bay wine tour by bike

We are open 7 days, 10am to 4pm, during the summer months - October to April.

(And Wednesday to Sunday 11am to 4pm during winter. May to September).

Give us a call on
06 650 4627 or send us an email to hire bikes.

Come to On Yer Bike Hawke’s Bay and have a great day out! Get driving directions to our location here.

On Yer Bike Winery Tours offers a fun one-day cycling experience exploring wineries in the region by bike. Hire bikes and discover some of Hawke’s Bay’s finest wineries, taste wines while also taking in the superb scenery of the Gimblett Gravels and Bridge Pa Triangle wine growing regions.

The terrain is flat and very easy cycling. Scenery includes vineyards, olive groves, horse studs, orchards and farmland. You are off the road on the new Hawke’s Bay cycle trails. On Yer Bike Winery Tours offers accessible adventure tourism for adults aged 20 to 80.

About On Yer Bike

Our story with Winery Bike Tours Hawke’s Bay

On Yer Bike Winery Tours is a small friendly bike hire business located on State Highway 50, 7 km South of Hastings. We operate bicycle rentals focussed on Hawke's Bay wine tours from an established base in an olive grove, in the heart of the regions leading vineyards.

Phil and Chris Wilcock took over the business in 2012 from Mike and Julie Russell who successfully operated On Yer Bike from their woolshed for twelve years. Phil and Chris are passionate about Hawke's Bay and offer flexible tour packages so you can enjoy a unique and 'different' experience. From our location on State Highway 50, cyclists have access to a number of internationally reknown wineries within a few kilometres.

On Yer Bike is the oldest bike hire company focussed on winery tours in Hawke's Bay, and we have enjoyed very positive feedback from enthusiastic visitors from around the world - check our TripAdvisor reviews.

On Yer Bike Winery Tours is the “original” bike wine tour company.

Up and coming Events

Arrive at our base at 2543 State Highway 50, Roys Hill, after 10.00 am and we will then get you set up with bikes, helmets, a map of the area and get you on your way.

The terrain is flat and very easy cycling. Scenery includes vineyards, olive groves, horse studs, orchards and farmland. Follow the wineries trail track - you are off-road most of the way.

You start the tour at Ash Ridge Wines from where you can cycle to Sileni Estate, Alpha Domus, Abbey Cellars, Triangle Cellars, Ngatarawa Estate, Salvare, Trinity Hill and Te Awa. This makes up around a 20Km circuit and you can comfortably do it in around 4-5 hours depending on how long you stay for tasting wine at each winery.

During the day we will have vehicle roadside support to help if you have any difficulties or run out of puff and to collect any wine that you purchase from the wineries you visit.

Enjoy a leisurely pace, choose the wineries you wish to visit, soak up the sun and enjoy the experience and surrounding countryside.

Wineries included on the cycle tour are:

The Bikes

Mountain Bike

Mountain Bikes

All our 21 gear Mountain Bikes are fitted with comfortable cycle seats.

All bike hires include safety helmets (which are compulsory for all cycle riders in New Zealand) and come with baskets and/or backpacks (for your provisions).

All bikes are fitted with stands and there are facilities at the wineries for cycle parking in bike racks.

Tandem Bike


A fun way for two to get around the countryside. If you have never tried one then here is your chance. Test one out before you choose your bike.

Bike Routes

The cycling trails are generally quite flat; you can choose a wine tour route to match your level of fitness. On Yer Bike Winery Tours is a fun and healthy way to see and enjoy the countryside that is the world-renowned Gimblett Gravels and Bridge Pa Triangle grape growing regions on the scenic Heretaunga Plains in Hawke’s Bay.

Whether you want to go for a couple of hours or a whole day, we’ve got the trail for you. Up to nine wineries can be visited on a self-guided tour using the map provided. All offer the opportunity to taste the wines and have outside seating where a visitor can enjoy the superb settings before moving on. Some cycling is ‘off-road’ through vineyards, and an olive grove.

The routes are all clearly marked and with a number of wineries nearby you won’t get lost. Vehicle back-up and support are just a phone call away for when “you run out of puff’ or would like wine collected.

Wineries to Visit

The distance from home base at Ash Ridge Wines, to the next winery is 10 to 15 minutes by bike. The wineries are well spaced from there on, for the perfect balance between exercise, scenery and wine tasting.

Summer (November to April) Opening Days - 10am to 5pm

Winery Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
Alpha Domus
Ash Ridge
Te Awa
Trinity Hill

Winter (April to October) Opening Days - 11am to 4pm

Winery Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
Alpha Domus
Ash Ridge
Te Awa
Trinity Hill

Holiday dates and winery openings.

Holiday Christmas Day Boxing Day New Year’s Day 2nd Jan Waitangi Good Friday Easter Mon Anzac Day Queens Birthday Hawkes Bay Day Labour Day
Abbey Cellars
Alpha Domus
Ash Ridge
Te Awa
Trinity hill

Bike Winery Tour Hire Details

  • Kids 6 - 18**

    $30 per child
    • Bike Hire & Helmet
    • Exclusive Map
  • Standard

    $50 per person
    • Bike Hire & Helmet*
    • Exclusive Map
    • Wine Pickup
    • Roadside Assist
    • Secure parking


The prices above are for per person per day for our premium tour routes. To confirm your booking a non-refundable deposit of $10 per bike booked is required. Payment accepted by Cash, EFTPOS, Visa and Mastercard.

Hire does NOT include:
  • Tasting charges that may apply at some wineries
  • Collection from or return to accommodation

* Please don't ask if you can use your own bike.

** Infants up to 18kg or approx 4 years can use our infant seat for free. Children 4 - 6 years can use a child trailer for $30. Children 8 to 14 years we will partner with an adult on a tandem (where available).

Bookings are essential.

Operating Hours: (Weather permitting.)

  • 1st October - 30th April: 7 days - 10am to 4pm
  • 1st May - 30th September: Wednesday to Sunday - 11am to 4pm
  • Closed - Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Anzac Day

Cancellation policy:

We understand that sometimes, plans can go awry. However from the time that you make your booking your bikes are held for you. We ask you to please understand that, should you cancel your tour, your non-refundable deposit will be retained.

  • If the weather is not suitable i.e. miserably wet or dangerously windy on the booked day, please contact us to agree an alternate date. We can arrange for you deposit refund if we cannot fulfill a safe bike hire. Failure to contact us will result in automatic retention of your deposit. and may include charging of full tour cost.
  • Failure to arrive will incur not only your deposit being retained but may include a charge of full tour cost.
  • Refunds will not be given after you have commenced the winery tour.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take?

We would recommend that you mark the wine tour as a whole day activity. Depending on the number of wineries you visit and time spent at each winery it will take the best part of a whole day. We estimate you will spend at least one hour per winery you visit.

How many wineries can I visit?

On the full route you can visit 8 wineries on the weekend and 5-6 wineries during the week, due to a few been open only weekends.

What is the best time to start?

Best time to arrive is about 10am to 10.30am we can get you on your way fairly quickly. The wineries are fairly close and are open from 10am (11am in winter). You then have until 4pm to return the bikes.

Are Bookings Required?

Most of the time you can turn up and we will have bikes available. Occasionally We do get busy time to time so bookings are essential - particularly on weekends - to ensure that you don't miss out on a great day's bike ride.

Do I pay a deposit?

To confirm your booking we do ask you to call us with your Visa or MasterCard details - our policy is to take credit card details as a guarantee of your booking, so will not be processed until your booked date at which time your card will be manually processed.

Do you have a cancellation policy?

Contact us at least 48 hours in advance if you cannot come to avoid us charging a 30% no-show fee. We don't charge if you cannot ride due to rainy weather - but call us first.

Where can I eat nearby?

There is a cafe at Ash Ridge Wines - our base - which offers Tea, Coffee, various platters and lunches. A few of the wineries offer a cheese board; Te Awa winery has a restaraunt. There are no shops or farmers fruit outlets on the route. (Please note that there are fewere options during winter.)

Do I pay tasting fees?

All wineries now charge a tasting fee of $3 - $5 per person. Generally, tasting fees can be refundable against any wine purchased, however some wineries may charge a non-refundable tasting fee if the group is larger than 10 people.

Does OYB offer a pick up service?

No, we have no pick-up service. There are no bus routes to our rural location. We have negotiated great rates with local taxis. Call The Village Shuttle on 06 877 7632 if you are coming from Hastings or Havelock North or from Napier. If you make your way to the On Yer Bike Base it is 15 minutes drive from Havelock North and Hastings and 25 minutes from Napier.

Can we ride in other areas?

We have decided to concentrate and provide the best service in the Bridge Pa Triangle / Gimblett Gravels area. As a result we do not take the bikes or riders to other winery areas.

Can I bring my own Bike?

No. We are a bike hire company with the theme of wine tours, so we would prefer that you hire our bikes. We have tried to accommodate people with their own bikes in the past and when they turn up with a flat tyre they expect us to repair it, or their bike breaks down half way around they expect us to provide a replacement. So please don't bring your own bike, use ours and if anything happens, we will immediately take care of it.

Am I Cycling on the Road?

Not unless you want to. Since the addition of the Wineries Cycle Track you follow the lime tracks on the side of the road. It is one of the safest places to ride and very bike friendly. There is only one section where clients are on the road for 400m.

What happens if it is wet?

We will let you know what the weather will be like. If it is not suitable for cycling, we will see if there is another day you can do the tour.

Do you do group discounts?

No we do not. It takes a lot more staff and commitment to manage larger groups. We put a lot of effort into the service and hospitality to ensure you have a wonderful experience.

Are there places to stay nearby?

There are several good motels and lodges in Havelock North and Hastings to consider which is only a 15 minute drive away. Go to www.bridgepatriangle.nz for listings.

Do you have bikes for children?

Yes, we have a baby seat for 1-3 year olds and one child trailer for 4-8 yr olds. For children 8-14 years we recommend that they share a tandem with an adult. Adult bikes are suitable for children over the age of 14 years.

Do I have to wear a helmet?

Yes. Helmets are compulsory in New Zealand and client safety is paramount.

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Our Location


2543 State Highway 50, Hastings, Hawkes Bay

Tel: (06) 650 4627
Email: zn.oc.bhekibreyno@ofni

Where We Are

Our Partners

Ash Ridge Wines

Ash Ridge Wines

The home of limited-edition New Zealand wines. Choose from Chardonnay, Cabernet Merlot, Syrah, or Sauvignon Blanc all hand-crafted, single estate wines which reflect our unique vineyard location.

Bike Underground

Hawkes Bay Bike Underground

Take a momento of your trip home with a wonderfully designed map of the bike trails in the Hawkes Bay.

Village Shuttle

Village Shuttle
For transfers to On Yer Bike from Napier, Hastings and Havelock North. Mention On Yer Bike and get a fixed special rate!

On Yer Bike Poster

On Yer Bike Winery Tours Poster

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