hire a bike
Explore the scenic Whakarewarewa Forest at your leisure by bike.
No. 8 Waipa Bypass Rd, via Waipa State Mill Rd.
Just a five minute drive south from down town Rotorua.
LEFT: First left off State Highway 5 to Taupo after Te Puia
RIGHT: Right at Waipa Bypass Road
LEFT: Left to Planet Bike
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.
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.
Mountain Bike Hire
2 Hours NZ$35
3 Hours NZ$40
4 Hours NZ$45
Full Day NZ$55
2 Hours Give it a Go NZ$75
2 Hours Single Track NZ$75
Half Day Lake Ride NZ$115
Half Day Forest Ride NZ$115
Bike 2 Hours / Kayak 2 Hours NZ$110
NOTE: For the biking component of any adventure combo please allow 2 1/2 hrs
Cancellations for any reason made within 48 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 concens.
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
bike fit and adjustment
correct gear ratios to use braking and gear changing - when and how correct riding position and balance
down hill position
how to ride mud/sand/gravel
choosing your line
downhilling cross country style
using rythm & momentum
riding at pace