Bike Day Out

  • Two men biking Queen Charlotte Track
  • Cougar Line docking Ship Cove/Meretoto
  • Two people biking Queen Charlotte Track Furneaux to Punga
  • Couple on bikes at Ship Cove/Meretoto jetty
  • Stone-baked pizza at Boatshed Cafe & Bar at Punga Cove
  • Two bikers biking Queen Charlotte Track
  • Two bikers crossing swing bridge Queen Charlotte Track
  • Biking Queen Charlotte Track Furneaux to Punga
  • Couple on bikes at Ship Cove/Meretoto jetty

Bike Day Out

$75 adult | $45 child - enjoy this great ride for the day, on the northern Queen Charlotte Track

Take your bike out for the day with Cougar Line. Choose to start your ride at Ship Cove/Meretoto, Resolution Bay or Furneaux Lodge, and ride to Punga Cove for pizza, drinks and the boat ride home at 3.15pm.*

The Queen Charlotte Track is one the longest dual purpose tracks in New Zealand, with scenery that will take your breath away. Bikers of all levels will revel in the undulating landscape that's safe for novice riders, fun for the mid level and offering challenging climbs and descents for the experienced going at pace.

Depart Picton at 9am onboard Cougar Line and take the boat to your biking start point for your ride to Punga Cove:

  • 10am Ship Cove/Meretoto - 30km to Punga Cove, taking around 5hrs to bike (experienced bikers only as a day trip)
  • 10.15am Resolution Bay - 23km to Punga Cove, taking around 4hrs to bike (recommended for mid-experienced bikers as a day trip)
  • 10.30am Furneaux Lodge - 13km to Punga Cove, taking around 2.5hrs to bike (recommended for novice-mid level bikers as a day trip)

The perfect bike day out for everyone. 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • e-bikes are an additional $10 per person. 
  • Promotional price applies for bookings made by 31 August 2020 and travel before 31 October 2020. 
  • Child is aged 5-15 years. A child under 5 can travel free with a paying adult. 
  • MTC Group cancellation policies apply.
 

Tour Overview

Duration:
7.5hrs
Departure:
9am Cougar Line office, Picton Town Wharf, Picton
Cost:

$75 per adult
$45 per child (5-15 years old)

Food and beverage purchases at Furneaux Lodge and Punga Cove are charged separately.

* See our FAQs for T&Cs

Season:
Deal applies to bookings before 31 August 2020 for travel up to 31 October 2020
Transport:
Cougar Line scheduled water transfers

YOUR SAFETY

Your health and safety, and that of our staff, is always our highest priority. We are continuing to implement a high level of extra health and hygiene measures as recommended by the Ministry of Health. See our full safety procedures...

Itinerary

8.30am
Check in with your bike at the Cougar Line office, Picton Town Wharf, Picton
9am
Depart Picton, boat ride through Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui to your choice of drop off point
10am
Get off at Ship Cove/Meretoto (5hr bike to Punga Cove)
10.15am
Get off at Resolution Bay (4hr bike to Punga Cove)
10.30am
Get off at Furneaux Lodge (2.5hr ride to Punga Cove)
3.15pm
Board Cougar Line at Punga Cove for the return boat ride
4.30pm approx
Arrive Picton Town Wharf
 

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Bike Day Out

  • e-bikes are an additional $10 per person.
  • Promotional price applies for bookings by 31 August 2020 and travel through to 31 October 2020.
  • Child is aged 5-15 years. A child under 5 can travel free with a paying adult.
  • MTC Group cancellation policies apply.
 

TO BOOK

Fill out the form below, or email or call Cougar Line on 03 573 7925 to book your boat ride for you and your bike to the Queen Charlotte Track. 

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