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Planet Bike - Day Tours

Waipa Bypass Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 27 280 2817
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Good bikes, Friendly and helpful staff/owners

Bikes were good condition, the owners were very helpful in suggesting a route on the amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Family business with splendid bikes

Not only do they have top notch material, good cards & top advice on witch trails to take. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bert V
via mobile
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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” (40 reviews)
“great coffee” (16 reviews)
“single track” (5 reviews)
Waipa Bypass Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 27 280 2817

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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. 👍

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are great. We were served lunch after and outfitted well. Even gave me gloves. The ride itself was pretty easy but interesting. Was hoping for a bit more of a challenge. Our guide allowed one of our guys a different route but would...More

Thank kathy76Goderich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth the extra drive to Planet to get the best bikes best hospitality and best coffee before heading a short ride to the best tracks. What an adventure made better by Lennore and the team.

Thank Tim Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With a pretty fussy bunch...tbe Planet Bikes team gave us the best bikes with the best services...and stunning Kiwi hopitality. Thanks Lennore and the team..been with the other's up the road and you guys are streets ahead. Look forward to next time

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A great day of fun and knowledge in a spectacular setting. The forest is awesome. We had done plenty of city riding but no mountain biking. Lenore and Ed were fantastic in setting us up. We had a short ride to reach the tracks, and...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

When going mountain biking inn Rotorua, it's well worth your while bypassing the first carpark when you enter the Whaka forest road, and going a bit further along to turn right to get to Planet Bike. Ed and Lenor are great people, take good care...More

Thank kiwiscotinjun
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Was road tripping with a few mates weeks ago and was recommended to come here by the DOC information center. The inventory of bikes at Planets Bikes is extensive and caters to everyone's riding levels. The shop/warehouse is awesome. Upon returning from our ride the...More

Thank Jordan L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We used Planet Bike Hire for our morning bike ride on Saturday 1st July. I had communicated with Lynnore earlier to sort out bikes by supplying our heights for her and her team to organize our bikes. We arrived earlier than planned from Napier and...More

Thank Rossydos
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My young daughter and I were recently up in the Redwoods for her first Rotorua trip. Halfway through the day she popped a seal in her forks and had to ride out with them completely bottomed out. It'd happened before and two bike shops in...More

Thank EdtotheWord
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Questions & Answers
28 August 2016|
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
Maureen C
16 March 2015|
Response from LkaplanDC | Reviewed this property |
I think you are posting in the wrong country... this attraction is in New Zealand, not Cuba.