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HeliBikeNZ has been sharing Queenstown's backcountry with mountain bikers from around the world since 2001. Founded by Greg McIntyre and now owned by Henry van Asch- former downhill MTB champion and co-founder of AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand.

HeliBikeNZ has exclusive access to private high country stations and DOC land across five Central Otago, NZ ranges. We have a vast collection of tours available and can also design bespoke trips with you - half day, full day, overnight and multi-day - the opportunities for backcountry exploration in our squirrel helicopters and on the MTB trails are vast.

There’s a downhill to suit every competent mountain biker -from natural trails, sheep tracks, steep, technical rock, undulating mountains, grass slopes to 4WD trails.


Keen to head out backcountry on an e-bike? We have a range of tours unlike any other in the region. Explore some exceptional backcountry terrain with us for a truly unique and memorable experience.

Our experienced and local guides will take you on a riding adventure you’ll never forget.

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About us
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Day Rides

Choose from our selection of carefully curated

guided backcountry rides.

Heli to Bike Parks

Prefer sculpted trails at local bike parks? 

Arrive in style with HeliBike NZ.



Choose one of our unique backcountry e-biking trips that combine stunning scenery and epic trail riding. Suitable for confident riders who are keen to discover terrain that's off the beaten track and where tourists seldom visit. 

Our e-bike adventures include:

  • Transport from Queenstown CBD

  • Professionally qualified and experienced guides

  • Concession fees and exclusive access to private land/trails


We can also provide you with the hire of an all-mountain, dual suspension e-bike, (including helmet & gloves) for $179pp.

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Contact us
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"What an adventure! Mountain top to valley floor in breathtaking scenery – there’s no biking experience quite like it. The local guides are super friendly and adapted the tracks to suit our skill level perfectly. Great way to experience pure NZ and get away from the crowds."

James Farrow – Kent, England

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