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Tread Routes

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Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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W2W

Friends of mine organised the ride through Ted - he was great. Punctual, friendly and gave really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bruce J
Ted/Teddo/Tedstar is the BEST!

We tried to organise a series of rides around Taupo and were pulling our hair out trying to figure... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
korinajones70
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Tread Routes provides guided and self guided cycle trail and mountain biking trips. We have our own custom shuttle service for 20+ trails across the North Island. Partnering with the NZ Cycle Trail we provide fully supported all-inclusive package trips that encourage an 'at your own pace' riding style along with accommodation in lodges along the trail, or our camping service.
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“mountain biking” (11 reviews)
“timber trail” (28 reviews)
“great lakes” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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"mountain biking"
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"timber trail"
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"flying fox"
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"central north island"
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"riding ability"
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"excellent support"
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"cycle trip"
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"black fern"
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"ran like clockwork"
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"great communication"
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"his knowledge"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Friends of mine organised the ride through Ted - he was great. Punctual, friendly and gave really good briefings on the track.

Thank Bruce J
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TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks, I'm glad you and your mates had a great time :)

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We tried to organise a series of rides around Taupo and were pulling our hair out trying to figure out the logistics. Ted from Tread Routes came to our rescue and took the stress out of our trip. He sent detailed emails of what we...More

Thank korinajones70
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TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, it was a pleasure to provide our services for you. You guys were a great group.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

I contacted Tread Routes while on a cycling tour of New Zealand to look into transportation to the Timber Trail. While there was no availability for a tour on the timeline I provided, Ted took the time to offer me tips and suggestions via phone,...More

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Did the Great Lake trail with Ted sorting out our shuttling and boat. Super friendly, pointed out must do's on the trail, shuttle trailer was well designed so no bike damage. Perfect !

Thank Rowan H
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TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed the service :)

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

At short notice we contacted Ted to do 3 days riding while in Taupo - 2 on The Great Lake trail, and the other from town, out to Huka Falls and beyond. Ted went out of his way to accommodate us with transport, and make...More

Thank lynnanddj
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I booked a mountain biking weekend on the Timber Trail through Ted at Tread Routes. Ted was easy to deal with, prompt with information and on time for pick-ups. Ted hired us bikes and sorted the Timber Trail Lodge accomodation at the mid-point of the...More

Thank jonesp5252
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TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Glad you had a great time, it was a pleasure to be of service.

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

You can sleep on the beautiful DOC campsite (lot's of space, only for self contained, toilets available). Ted will pick you up in the morning and drop you off at Orakau. First part of the track is downhill to the beach through dense forest, not...More

Thank Ik B
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Ted was amazingly accommodating with us. Arranged an extra nights accommodation in Ohakune, turned up with takeaway coffees, chocolate and coffee beans. Also arranged for wine to be chilled upon our arrival at each venue. We elected to have a guide on our third day...More

Thank And3Pand3
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TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks for the great review. It was a pleasure to provide our services for you.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We booked our Timber Trail experience, including accommodation at Timber Trail Lodge, with Ted from Tread Routes, and found the whole experience, from start to finish, to be excellent. Ted was super helpful and informative, and communicated promptly at every stage of the booking process....More

Thank Lindaannz
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TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks for the great review. It was a pleasure to provide our services for you.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This fully supported 5 day cycle trip is brilliant. I've never done mountain biking before but with reasonable fitness I was able to complete each day tired but satisfied. Day 3 is a little challenging but it wasn't as hard as I thought it would...More

Thank Jo C
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TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you Jo. I'm glad you had a great time.

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