Lakeland Explorer, conveniently based in Twizel township, offers daytime and evening bike rentals and organises supported cycle trips in the Mackenzie region.
Daytime bike rentals are available at Twizel Market Square and the Mackenzie Country Hotel. Cycle around Twizel and explore the local trails, or use our shuttle service to go further afield. We’ll drop you off to explore a section of the famous Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail or to enjoy a relaxing spin along one of the picturesque Mackenzie Country hydro canals.
Our shuttle service also includes tour commentary and offers stops at scenic local attractions including Lake Pukaki, Lake Ohau and Lake Ruataniwha, High Country Salmon farm and cafe and New Zealand Alpine Lavender organic lavender farm and gift shop.
Evening bike rentals are available at the Mackenzie Country Hotel until 9pm. Enjoy Twizel’s long, warm summer evenings by cycling around the town or on forest trails along the picturesque Twizel River. Another lovely evening ride is from Twizel to the shores of Lake Ruataniwha (3km south of Twizel).
All bicycle rentals include a comfortable, quality bike, with a variety of sizes and styles available. Rentals also include a carrier bag, safety equipment, information and maps.
If you’re interested in organising a group cycling trip, contact us to arrange group bookings and supported cycling journeys. We are flexible and can help groups wanting to arrange a special trip, including transport to and from the trails.
Daytime bike rentals at Twizel Market Square. Follow signs to the Twizel town centre and Twizel Information Centre office.
Daytime and evening bike rentals at the Mackenzie Country Hotel, located at the corner of Ostler Road (directly off State Highway 8) and Mackenzie Drive in Twizel.