FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Your Questions, Answered
WHERE DO WE BOARD THE AUCKLAND'S BEERCYCLE?
All Tours start and end at the Auckland Viaduct Outside *Viaduct Yacht Club at 117 Customs St W* If you wish to start somewhere else we can arrange this for a fee.
WHERE DO WE BOARD THE CHRISTCHURCH'S BEERCYCLE?
All Tours start and end at *Chic Restaurant - Bar, 64 Manchester St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand* Ask for drink deals before you star your crawl! If you wish to start somewhere else we can arrange this for a fee.
CAN WE DRINK WHILE ON BOARD?
No, but that is more than ok. We have stops with lots of drink specials to keep you nice and refreshed.
HOW OLD DO RIDERS NEED TO BE?
18, for pub crawl tour. You must bring a valid ID to be allowed into the bars!
HOW DOES THE PUB CRAWL ROUTE WORK?
We have drink specials set up at the pubs and bars we stop off at. Typically groups make 3 or 4 stops on their tour. All the pubs have been tested thoroughly. We can go as fast or as slow as you like in and between bars. (sometimes bars are full or shut so we do tend to change up a bit)
HOW DO WE KNOW IF THE BEERCYCLE IS AVAILABLE WHEN WE WANT IT?
Click the book now button on the tour you are interested in and select the Available Dates box. First come first served. We are very flexible, so if you do have any requests please email or ring 0220362022
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN FIT ON THE BEERCYCLE?
The BEERCYCLE can hold up to 15 people riders. There are 10 seats with pedals, 2 seats above the back wheels, and a 3 seat bench on the back row. The Staff on the BEERCYCLE are the Driver and when needed a person who stands in the middle, plays music, encourages people to cycle and ensures a great time.
WHO DRIVES THIS THING?
We have an employee of ours drive and steer the unit. Your group can relax and have fun.
CAN WE EAT FOOD ON THE BEERCYCLE?
Yes, you can, in fact, some groups even use the BEERCYCLE to do Progressive dinners. There are many great restaurants along the route we can stop off at!
WHAT’S THE MUSIC SITUATION?
We have BlueTooth speakers you can connect to! You can play any bangers you want!
WHEN IS MY BOOKING CONFIRMED?
Your booking is only confirmed once payment has been received.
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
Even if it’s really pouring, or the sky is falling, we will ride. It’s actually really fun when it rains, groups have a blast. Plus there is a roof so you will stay pretty dry.
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?
Because we have limited spots, all bookings are non refundable. If you cancel 7 days before your tour, we will give you a free rain check to use later in the year, HOWEVER we can not guarantee a time.
Cancellations within 6 days of the tour will be dealt with on a case by case basis, and may incur a date change fee.
WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION?
The bars do not generally open before 10 am so our first tours start then! Our last tour starts at 8 pm and goes until 10pm
HOW FAST DOES THIS BAD BOY GO?
It depends on how fast you cycle! We have had some groups get us up to 12kmh! Its all pretty chill!
ARE THERE HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS TO RIDE?
To reach the pedal you need to be around 5” or taller. If you are shorter, not a big deal, take bench seat.
IS THE BEERCYCLE DANGEROUS?
As with any moving vehicle, some risk is involved. However, our drivers are very safe, and very few injuries ever have occurred in any city.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I CONSIDER?
Beercycle is a great time, however, if you are abusive or reckless you will be asked to leave the bike.
Also if you damage any property you will be charged for it.
WHAT ABOUT COVID19?
If your tour can't go ahead because of Covid, it's all ok! We will just push your tour to the next available time we are allowed to operate and your credit won't expire