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Huge fun: biking over (hard) sand and (small) rocks on bikes with 10cm (15cm?) wide tires! The goal... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
Lubbeek, Belgium
A tremendous example of New Zealand's coastal wildlife and landscapes, viewed from an incredibly fun method of transport

The ride out to Cape Kidnappers was stunning and really great fun. It was like going out for a... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
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At Gannet Bikes we provide you with the opportunity to explore Cape Kidnappers on a Fat Bike. Cycle along this special coastline, along a sandy, gravelly and rocky beach, next to striking cliffs showing the different layers of geology. Towards the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
475 Clifton Road, Clifton 4102, New Zealand
+64 21 362 696
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

Huge fun: biking over (hard) sand and (small) rocks on bikes with 10cm (15cm?) wide tires! The goal of the trip: the gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers. Just two words: do it! Murray and his crew were great, bikes in top condition - and we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MayraK728
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The ride out to Cape Kidnappers was stunning and really great fun. It was like going out for a biking trip, and coming home from a swim! Awesome bikes that were really well maintained, they allowed us to ride over everything, including through the waves....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank matty44travl
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great time biking and enjoying the beautiful landscape. This bike ride was worth every dollar!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

The fat bikes were perfect for riding on the beach and the views were just beautiful! Great for a day out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Departure829017
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great trip. Not to hard.Bikes are easy to ride and in good order. great fun bikes. walk to gannet viewing is a must do,

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

An epic ride that takes you between the crashing sea and cliffs containing the layers of New Zealand's history. From there a short walk takes you to the gannet colony and scenic views of the peninsula. Had such an enjoyable adventure, a great way to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tj_culham
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I surprised my partner to a bike ride on these fantastic "fat bikes". Murray was great and followed us along our journey with winter riding currently being trialled.The weather was great, the views were amazing and the bikes were comfortable and very easy to use!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MillieJ54
gannetbiker, Owner at Gannet Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Pleased you enjoyed the ride. Cheers. Murray

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun riding along the amazing beach and wading through some water. The bikes are perfect for it and the organisers were awesome to deal with. Would highly recommend if your up for some fun adventure!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AH1155
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My son and I had the great experience last week of riding the amazing Fat Bikes 9 kilometers along the beach at Cape Kidnappers to the Gannet Colony at the end of the cape. The bikes were amazing - they could handle anything the beach...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome day out on fat bikes with my son. Bikes were fantastic, really well maintained and preformed really well. Highly recommended activity.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Matt C
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