13-20km | 2-5 hrs bike | Some steep terrain

Bike Day Out

From $75 16 years+
From $45 5-15 years
Free 0-4 years
Depart Picton
May-Sept: 9am | Oct-Apr: 8am & 10am
Arrive Picton
4.30pm approx

Note: The Boatshed Cafe & Bar at Punga Cove is closed until 27 August.

Bike transfers are $5 each way per mountain bike (after end August deal finishes), $10 each way per e-bike.

Experience the northern Queen Charlotte Track with this fun and scenic mountain bike ride suitable for all levels.

Begin your ride at Ship Cove/Meretoto, Resolution Bay or Furneaux Lodge, and ride to Punga Cove for fresh stone-baked pizza, drinks, maybe a swim, and the 3.15pm boat ride home.

Choose from three starting points to suit your plans and riding level:

  • Ship Cove/Meretoto - Punga Cove, 30km, approx 5 hours (experienced bikers only as a day trip)
  • Resolution Bay -  Punga Cove, 23km, approx 4 hours (recommended for mid-experienced bikers as a day trip)
  • Furneaux Lodge - Punga Cove, 12.7km, approx 2.5 hours (recommended for novice-mid level bikers as a day trip)

Note: The northern section of the Queen Charlotte Track is closed to mountain bikers December-February. The track section from Punga Cove to Anakiwa is open year-round.

Punga Cove's Boatshed Cafe is closed until 27 August. Furneaux Lodge's bar and restaurant are open all day.

NZ green map with purple arrow on Marlborough.
View the track map
Note: please put your start point in the Notes field - Ship Cove/Meretoto, Resolution Bay or Furneaux Lodge