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Fat Tyre Adventures
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Mobile/Cell +64 27 226 2822
NZ Toll free 0800 328 897
PO Box 100
New Zealand
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Fat Tyre Adventures

Queenstown NZ mountain bike & heli-bike guiding specialists

Real Mountain biking for Mountain bikers. Making everyday a Saturday!

Back country 'Enduro' style riding on remote, treeless mountains with stunning views of this unique landscape.

Fat Tyre Heli Biking have 6 mountain ranges with 100s km and dozens of exclusive trails on private farms and Department of Conservation land, giving you plenty of choice and more quality riding away from the crowded trails close to town. These trails are not tracks that you can get to on your own.

Add a stunning Helicopter flight and it does not get much better!!

The trails vary from Enduro to intermediate to advanced Back country and Epic XC trails all Helicopter accessed. (We have a couple of 4x4 accessed trails)

Keep your New Zealand mountain biking adventure simple with door to track and back transport.

You can bring your own bike- or hire a GT Sensor. The helmets are top end Giro and Bell and 661 protection if required.

The Heli biking season is Mid October to late April..
Their Tours

Dirty Weekend

3 Days Mod-Advanced
The 'Dirty Weekend' concept incorporates the best Heli biking and back country/enduro style mountain biking in New Zealand. The tracks we ride are natural farm track, sheep track and old gold mining trails; we classify them as Back country Enduro, a bit more challenging than your average ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Jul 2016

Ben Cruachan Remarkables Heli-Biking

6 Hours Mod-Advanced
A spectacular flight up into the Remarkables. Rocky 4x4 trail and historic gold miners single trail make the top half of this trip very entertaining. Fat Tyre have some exclusive trails on Mt Rosa to avoid the usual road descent, to complete the trip and make this an epic.
Updated by CTG on 4 Jul 2016

Advance Peak Heli-Biking

1 Days Mod-Advanced
Advance peak is a real gem, With the most amazing helicopter flight over steep ridges and narrow valleys you land on remote alpine tundra. The historic single track to the valley floor seems to go on for ever! (Thanks to the gold miners of over100yrs ago). At the end of the brake burning descent ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Jul 2016

Mt Pisa Heli-Biking

1 Days Moderate
Landing on Mt Pisa is like landing on the Moon - its high and exposed windblown landscape seems like another world. In a way it is. At 2000 meters (6000ft), this is the highest landing we have, so be warned - you're in for a huge ride to get to the valley floor below. It’s a long, fun and ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Jul 2016

Nevis Heli-Biking

1 Days Moderate
This epic ride starts with an amazing 15-minute flight over the Remarkables mountains and remote Nevis Valley to land at 1700m on the eerie rocky moonscape-like terrain of the Old Woman Range. Undulating, fast flowing trails and technical single track take us to the bottom. Fat Tyres' original ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Jul 2016

Double Descent / Double Heli

1 Days Mod-Advanced
Two big descents equal a massive 2900m ± descent in one day! After an awesome flight into the Remarkables Range we land at just over 6000ft, the highest of all heli biking in New Zealand. Now there is 15km of rock garden trails descending into the open alpine tundra you can only experience at ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Jul 2016

Crown Peak Heli-Biking

4 Hours Moderate
A beautiful 8-minute flight to the top of Crown Peak at 1750m will offer epic 360 degree views of the Wakatipu to Queenstown and the Cardrona Valley. This stunning heli bike trip drops down through high narrow ridge lines and tussock land, historic gold-mining relics to amazing pack track single ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Jul 2016

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