River Riders - Ngāruawāhia

River Riders - Ngāruawāhia

River Riders - Ngāruawāhia
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Bike rental and transport, 3 locations: Hamilton Gardens and by pre-booking Ngāruawāhia & Cambridge. Options: 2 hour / half-day / full-day & multi day rental periods on request. Attractions you can visit on a bike: Hamilton Gardens, Museum, Te Awa The Great NZ River Ride, Maori Pa sites, The Perry Bridge, The Hakarimata walkway. - eBike's - e-Trikes - Mountain Bike's - Kids Bike's - Car Bike Racks - 20 Bike Trailer - Shuttle Transport - kids seats - tagalongs - kids trailer. We offer tour packages including accommodation and other activities along the trail. (All rentals include helmet, bike/tyre repair kit, medical kit, map (Great Ride's App) and on call support)
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Potski83
    Auckland, New Zealand23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome bike and people
    I am so glad I rented my e-bike from River Riders NZ! They were extremely helpful from the time we inquired. Talking to our contact person, Sean, was easy. He recommended routes for our group to thoroughly enjoy the Te Awa trail. He also made several adjustments to accommodate pickup time and location that would be more convenient for me. Will definitely rent again!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 16 July 2023
  • katja
    Switzerland2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing - go do it!!!
    It was a truly great experience, start to finish. Great instructions to start with, good equipment, beautiful road to drive on with amazing views, always some public toilets near when you need them, cute coffee shops and restaurants to get some rest... And in the end the nice guy from RiverRiders even gave us a lift back to our starting point for a small fee. 12/10 would recommend!!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 October 2023
  • Getaway01141026161
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience, Great People!
    Such a lovely experience! We started from the Hamilton Gardens, riding towards Ngaruawahia. The trail was amazing, always giving us fantastic river views with a mix of ups, downs, turns, and smooth stretches to keep things interesting yet relaxed. Dee and Dan were so accommodating and really friendly! Couldn't recommend River Riders enough.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 October 2023
  • Gillian J
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    God bikes and service
    Good bikes. Friendly service. Great bike trail on hard paths. Booked on line the night before. Found out on returning that could have requested gel seat and sprung post. Good ride from Hamilton gardens to Ngaruawahia and return. Some inclines but all hard paths and fairly easy cycling
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 October 2023
  • CFL23waikato
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great option for a work event or team building
    For our work Christmas function, we arranged with River Riders to hire e-bikes and we followed the Te Awa Trail from Hamilton Gardens to Cambridge, ending with lunch at a Cafe. Sean then arranged the bike collection and transfer for us all back to the gardens after our lunch. Sean & the team couldn't have been more helpful, and the whole experience was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Highly recommend.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled on business
    Written 3 December 2023
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SJ Y
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Renting bikes from River Riders turned into a major headache. We booked bikes in advance for a specific ride, but upon arrival, their system had failed and they had no regular bikes available.

The solution offered? Upgrading to e-bikes for an extra fee. This wasn't what we planned for, and the staff member kept pushing it while emphasizing "there wouldn't be much time to enjoy them anyway" - not exactly helpful in a frustrating situation.

We opted not to pay extra and were left scrambling for an alternative plan. Getting our money back was another ordeal. It took multiple phone calls, texts, and emails over two weeks to finally receive a refund.

Disappointed doesn't even begin to cover it. River Riders was unprepared and unhelpful. If you're looking for a reliable bike rental company, avoid the hassle and look elsewhere.
Written 20 April 2024
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Peter A
Philadelphia, PA3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Great riding experience. Excellent bikes. Dee was wonderful. Very enjoyable day along the river even among rain showers.
Written 6 March 2024
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Traveller58Glasgow
Glasgow, UK77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Beautiful afternoon ride from Hamilton Gardens west along the river. Bikes excellent. Staff very helpful and friendly
4 hour hire. Would highly recommend
Written 25 January 2024
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Vacation58570747170
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Business
Fabulous day cycling the river trail, picnicing in the gardens and topped off with a jetboat ride, made all the better by Sean and the helpful team at River Rivers.
Written 21 December 2023
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CFL23waikato
Hamilton4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Business
For our work Christmas function, we arranged with River Riders to hire e-bikes and we followed the Te Awa Trail from Hamilton Gardens to Cambridge, ending with lunch at a Cafe. Sean then arranged the bike collection and transfer for us all back to the gardens after our lunch. Sean & the team couldn't have been more helpful, and the whole experience was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Highly recommend.
Written 3 December 2023
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goodtravel T
United States1,120 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We rented our bikes from the upper parking lot at Hamilton Gardens. We rode around the periphery of the park and up the road to a delightful coffee and gift shop. We stopped at a nearby cemetery with many military graves. Beautiful day. They also had electric bikes to rent
Written 12 November 2023
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Gillian J
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Good bikes. Friendly service. Great bike trail on hard paths. Booked on line the night before. Found out on returning that could have requested gel seat and sprung post.
Good ride from Hamilton gardens to Ngaruawahia and return. Some inclines but all hard paths and fairly easy cycling
Written 1 November 2023
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Lou C
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The ride was spectacular but the service we received before the ride was even better. Staff were knowledgeable and friendly. We hired several bikes in our travels in NZ and would recommend this company very highly.
Written 31 October 2023
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Getaway01141026161
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Such a lovely experience! We started from the Hamilton Gardens, riding towards Ngaruawahia. The trail was amazing, always giving us fantastic river views with a mix of ups, downs, turns, and smooth stretches to keep things interesting yet relaxed. Dee and Dan were so accommodating and really friendly! Couldn't recommend River Riders enough.
Written 21 October 2023
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katja
Switzerland11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
It was a truly great experience, start to finish. Great instructions to start with, good equipment, beautiful road to drive on with amazing views, always some public toilets near when you need them, cute coffee shops and restaurants to get some rest... And in the end the nice guy from RiverRiders even gave us a lift back to our starting point for a small fee. 12/10 would recommend!!
Written 3 October 2023
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