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Planet Bike - Day Tours

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Waipa Bypass Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Great bikes, very helpful

We rented bikes for the day from here and were very pleased with the quality of the bikes, and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michaelwR1786CE
Brilliant service, fantastic location

We rode on three different days and the service and bikes were always great. Lenore even jumped on... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
eChicDesign
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Planet Bike is a small, friendly company, based in the action packed centre of the North Island - Rotorua! We've been renting out mountain bikes for hire in the Redwoods for years. Our bike fleet comprises quality mountain bikes, 27 speed with alloy frame, disc brakes and front suspension. Professionally maintained. Full suspensions also available.
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“mountain biking” (39 reviews)
“single track” (6 reviews)
“days riding” (3 reviews)
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Waipa Bypass Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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"mountain biking"
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"single track"
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"days riding"
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"in great shape"
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"skill level"
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"whakarewarewa forest"
in 7 reviews
"great trails"
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"the main car park"
in 3 reviews
"great company"
in 3 reviews
"two hours"
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"riders"
in 21 reviews
"mtb"
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"edd"
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"banshee"
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"mechanic"
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"helmets"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented bikes for the day from here and were very pleased with the quality of the bikes, and the friendly advice about where to ride. Bikes were well maintained and felt very safe riding them. Would happily rent again from here

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We rode on three different days and the service and bikes were always great. Lenore even jumped on her bike and came and pointed out a trailhead we had missed the day before. Will be back!

Thank eChicDesign
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Getting to the redwoods and ride some trails was one of my main goals when coming to NZ. Not being able to bring my own bike (this time) - we opted to rent bikes from Planet Bike! The bikes were fairly nice - although I...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We hired two Scott e bikes from Planet Bikes. Neither of the two of us had ridden e-MTBs before and the guys gave us good instructions- and helped plan a days ride on the trails. The trails are fantastic, windy singletrack weaving up and down....so...More

Thank Lovemyipad
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

All the crew at Planet Bike are fantastic - great bikes, insightful tips on all the trails, expert mechanic - loved every minute of our day mountain biking the trails of the Redwood Forest, wish we had trails as good in Sydney

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Friday was a great day when we rolled up to planet bike. I got introduced to a mean machine - a Scott ebike.  The lovely  young lady explained to me how it worked, then it made me 20 years younger!! It climbs like a spitfire,...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Personalized set up by John R. of Banshee Spitfire with Lyrik fork that were perfect for riding everything in the Whakarewarewa Forest. Shocks and brakes were dialed. Excellent customer service and local knowledge of trails. We followed the recommended routes for six hours of riding...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We hired bikes and headed out on our own through the Redwoods. As only casual bikers, we stuck to the Kids Zone trails and they were pretty challenging in spots. Staff here were really friendly and helpful (as it seems all in NZ are). Bikes...More

Thank ChrisandLoriann
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Bikes were good condition, the owners were very helpful in suggesting a route on the amazing trails. The coffee is great and the biscuits afterwards were a really nice touch. Thanks for a great experience. 👍

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Not only do they have top notch material, good cards & top advice on witch trails to take. They also serve a damn good flat white ☕️. It's a family business with a really nice vibe. The smaller but nicer company

Thank Bert V
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LoveToTravelOften123
28 August 2016|
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Response from PlanetBike | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your enquiry. Can you please email myself, Lennore Osborne - Planet Bike Chat soon Lennore Osborne p 027 280 2817
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Maureen C
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Response from LkaplanDC | Reviewed this property |
I think you are posting in the wrong country... this attraction is in New Zealand, not Cuba.
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