Bike Hire

Freedom Hire

Explore the scenic Whakarewarewa Forest at your leisure by bike.

The venue

No. 8 Waipa Bypass Rd, via Waipa State Mill Rd.
Just a five minute drive south from down town Rotorua.

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Waipa State Mill Rd, First left off S H 5 heading south out of Rotorua ( just south of Te Puia ), Travel 500 m
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Waipa Bypass Rd, Travel 500m
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Left to Planet Bike

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‘Chocolate Brown’ Building

Transport

We also offer a pick-up and drop-off service on request. Our Shuttle will pick up from any accommodation provider or private address in central Rotorua.

The Bikes

Our bike fleet comprises quality mountain bikes, 27 speed with ally frame, disc brakes and front suspension. Professionally maintained.

Our staff are trained to select the appropriate bike size for each individual. An overview of the bikes operation, basic riding techniques and best practices will be provided.  A recommendation on where to ride can help mountain bikers find the trail which best suits their skill level.

Costs

BIKE HIRE

GUIDED MTB TOURS

Hard Tail 2hr $35
3hr $40
4hr $45
Full Day $60
Full Suspension 2hr $60
3hr $85
4hr $90
Full Day $130
3 or more $100 (per day)
E Bikes 2hr $60
3hr $85
4hr $90
Full Day $130
Kids 5-8 yrs 2hr $25
9-11 yrs 2hr $30
Tagalong 2hr $25
Guided MTB Tour – Whakarewarewa
“Give it a Go” 2hr $150
“Tour de Whaka” 3hr $170
4hr $199
Rotorua Adventure Combo
Tour de Whaka 2hr
$199
Raft the kaituna 2.5hr

E Bikes now available for Hire. Avoid disappointment – book an E Bike

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Costs shown are per person
Cancellations for any reason made within 24 Hrs, or failure to inform us of any cancellation will incur a fee equal to the full amount of the booking.
Please ensure clients understand the full nature of the activity they are booked on. Once booked there will be no refund for those who are unable to start or complete the trip due to health and safety concerns.

Training

Technique For Mountain Biking Women

LEARN ESSENTIAL SKILLS ON WORLD CLASS TRAILS IN ROTORUA

Planet Bike offers 2 hr workshops to suit everyone

One to one for maximum effect NZ$60

Two’s and Three’s for the socialables NZ$30

Small groups get an extra hour NZ$30

Mixed and bloke only workshops also available

Qualified instructor with a major sense of fun

BASIC

  • bike fit and adjustment
  • correct gear ratios to use braking and gear changing – when and how correct riding position and balance
  • down hill position
  • uphill position
  • how to ride mud/sand/gravel
  • choosing your line

INTERMEDIATE

  • cornering technique
  • drop offs
  • clearing obstacles
  • uphill technical
  • downhilling cross country style
  • using rythm & momentum
  • riding at pace