Vertigo Bikes Helibike

Private groups of four or more only! A wicked helicopter flight over The Remarkables to one of the highest heli bike drop-offs in the area, near the peak of Ben Cruachan (just under 2000m). The views are as breath-taking as the altitude and the r


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An 18km backcountry mountain bike trip like no other, our trail has a great mixture of terrain. Starting on open rolling ridgelines, then diving into a beautiful flowing section of fast alpine single track made by the original gold miners back in the 1860’s, the track finishes as a rough and fast 4wd road meandering down to the picturesque Gibston Valley (Valley of Wines). 1500m of vertical descent!

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Trip Stats:

A good level of fitness, intermediate or advanced riders only.

Total Distance – 18km

Terrain – 6km Open Ridgeline, 6km Alpine Single track, 6km Rough 4wd Road

Descent Time – 2-3 hours depending on group speed

Trip Time (round trip) – 4 hours


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Physical address

Vertigo Bikes Helibike, 4 Brecon Street, Queenstown Central, Queenstown, 9348, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 6pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
15 mins
Proximity to coach terminal:
Athol Street, 5 minutes.
Proximity to town:
In Queenstown CBD

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $399.00

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