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Nantucket Biking Tours

Nantucket Recreation and Biking

In a place where so many urbanites come to relax, it's no wonder why so many people find peace in leisurely bike rides around the island. Several bike rental shops are located on island. If you are staying at the White Elephant Village, The Cottages at the Boat Basin, or The Wauwinet, complimentary adult bikes are provided on a first come, first served basis.

Nantucket Bike Tours

While you can certainly see much of the island by cruising solo, there's no better way to see the island than with Nantucket Bike Tours. This company offers classic and custom tours of the island, ranging from 3 miles to 17 miles. The classic routes include culinary, historical, beach, city, family, and even brewery tours. Nantucket Bike Tours offers easy, moderate, and advanced routes to meet your needs. Each tour offers a unique view of the finest sites on the island. Click here for more information.

Hours:  Tours leave at 10am, 2pm, and 6pm.
Family Adventure Tour
This tour takes you to all the coolest historic sites, introduces you to area wildlife, and gives you unique views of the picturesque natural beauty of the island. All ages welcome. The tour lasts 3 to 4 hours.

Town View Tour

You will have the chance to visit all the must-see attractions on the island, plus some local secrets you may not have heard about. The tour takes 3 to 4 hours.

Sunset Tour

Take in awe-inspiring views of a Nantucket beach sunset. After a leisurely bike ride, you'll have the chance to relax on the beach as the sun dips into the horizon.

To the Brewery Tour

Bike through historic Nantucket and stop at various sites along the way. You'll end at Cisco Brewery, where you may sample local brews as you listen to live music.

Bike Paths

  • Madaket Bike Path

   Six-mile path, 45 minutes one way to top of Madaket. Rest areas and water fountains

  • Siasconset (or Milestone) Bike Path

   Seven miles, one-way. Approximately 1 hour to Siaconset. Water at the rotary.

  • Surfside Bike Path

   Three and a half miles, one way. Flat paths, and only 20 minutes to the beach.

  • Polpis Road Bike Path

   Sixteen and a half miles. Loops from the Siasconset Bike Path to Polpis Road and back to town.

  • Cliff Road Bike Path

   Two and a half miles past beautiful cliff-side homes.,

  • Dionis Bike Path

   Continue on Cliff Road and explore the new Dionis Bike Path. 3.5 miles.

Bike Rental Shops

Jeep & Moped Rentals


Disc Golf

Paddle Tennis


  • Sea Nantucket located at Francis Street Beach, Nantucket, MA, 508-228-7499
    • Kayaks and Sailboats

Surfing & Stand Up Paddle

  • Nantucket Island Surf School, located at Cisco Beach on Hummock Pond Rd, Nantucket, MA, 508-560-1020
    • Surf camps for kids,
    • Surfing lessons
    • Stand Up Paddle Lessons and Rentals
  • Nantucket Surfari, 508-228-1235
    • Surf Lessons
    • Rentals
    • Surf Camps
    • Guided Surfaris
    • Stand Up Paddle Surfing
  • The Sail Loft, 4 South Water Street Nantucket, MA, 508-228-4491
    • Stand Up Paddle Board and Surf Board rentals


  • Trustees of Reservations, gate house located at Wauwinet Rd, Nantucket, MA, 508-228-0006
    • Guided walks/tours at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
  • Nantucket Conservation Foundation, office located at 118 Cliff Rd Nantucket, MA, 508-228- 2884
    • Sanford Farm
    • Middle Moors
    • Windswept Cranberry Bog

Island Tours

Water Cruises/Tours

  • Shearwater Excursions, located at Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA, 508-228-7037
    • Seal Cruises
    • Whale Watching Cruises
    • Kids' Harbor Ice Cream Cruises
  • Endeavor Sailing Cruises, located at Straight Wharf Slip 1015 Nantucket, MA, 508-228-5585
    • Daily 1 ½ Hour Sailing Crusies
    • Sunset Cruise
    • Private Charters

Kid's Recreational Activities/Camps

  • Strong Wings Summer Camps (ages 5-15), 9 Nobadeer Farm Rd, Nantucket, MA 508-228-1769
    • Kayaking
    • Rock climbing
    • Nature hikes
    • Ropes course
    • Gardening
  • Critter Cruise, located at Slip 1018 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA, 508-228-6867
    • 1 hour cruise
    • Explore sea creatures on board via “touch tank”
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