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Vertigo Bikes

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Vertigo Bikes was born from Tim Ceci’s love of mountain biking. Guiding MTB trips is the only professional job he’s ever had! Joined a few years later by Paul ‘Pang’ Pangus, Vertigo has become THE Bike Shop in Queenstown. Still rider owned and...more
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4 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8378
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These guys gave us great advice and great gear. All young guys that know their stuff. Felt like our shop back home. We are cross country people and we’re headed to the downhill park. They suggested we try some cross country trails and we should...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Paul A, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review! Glad you had a good time and you got down in one piece! Hope to see you again for some XC riding maybe :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to hire 7 bikes over Christmas Eve / Christmas Day, returning them early Boxing Day. All 7 of us loved the experience. We rode them along the bike paths following both sides of Lake Wakatipu and enjoyed every minute of it....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Paul A, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review, it is a great family ride around the lake edge! Hope to see you again :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there yesterday, i need special help, they was extrem frendly and helpfully and competent. Thanks everything😀😍

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JanosV34
Paul A, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

No problems glad we could help you out! We just wanna keep people our riding as quick as we can! :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hired a DH rig for 2 half days to hit the Queenstown park and what an unbelievable time I had!!! Bike was set up perfectly, and I was able to ride the fastest I’ve ever gone and send it on some big jumps through Huck...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely helpful and flexible. My husband and son rented two Pro DH bikes for 3 half days. The bikes were very well maintained and the staff extremely helpful. Would highly recommend. Thank you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jacqui H
Paul A, Manager at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Jacqui glad they had fun, hard not to with bikes as good as those and the bike park being as good as it is! :-D Hopefully see you again soon

Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Today I came into vertigo bikes and was very happy to talk to Loic about all the riding bikes around queenstown, was pretty impressed when he told me how fast he could ride up access road 19 minuets i think he said! What a lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Paul A, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thanks tor the feedback, Loic is another one of our awesome staff members, he does a great job.

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Loved loved loved Ben. He fitted is with some electronic bikes and told us about an amazing trail around the lake. Probably the best ride we ever had. Thanks Ben! You made this trip a memorable one!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Paul A, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Thanks for the feedback guys Ben is a super valued member off staff he does an amazing job, will be sure to pass on your feedback :-)

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Awesome trails, from the skyline through stunning park land. Easy to follow trails. With a variety of challenges. Some previous MTB experience would be helpful. The guys in the shop where super helpful and set us up with awesome gear, including protection stuff. Excellent!!! Our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Paul A, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

Glad you had a great time! Thanks for the review we always appreciate the feedback :-)

Reviewed 24 December 2018

We booked (and paid in advance) from Australia to do 2 1/2 days of mountain biking with a family of 6. Unfortunately, we were only able to do 1 day due to weather and illness. I feared we would struggle to get a refund for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Paul A, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

Thanks so much Michael! You will have to come back and do the rest of your planned riding :-) glad you had a good time and hopefully see you guys again

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Friends and I hired enduro bikes from Vertigo for a couple of days and then downhill bikes another day off the gondola. This is the 2nd year we’ve been back as their setup, attention to detail and friendly service is first rate. They not only...More

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fergus23, Owner at Vertigo Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thanks for the feedback Andrew! We are definitely in this business for the pure passion of riding and we love helping people have the best possible time while they are here! Hopefully see you again! Loic says hi! :-)

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2 November 2018|
Response from Paul A | Property representative |
Hey, yes we are open everyday apart from Christmas day over the festive period :-)