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Bike Rotorua – Planet Bike

Bike Hire – Mountain Bike Tours

Real Life Manifestation of Turning Passion into Reality – “Planet Bike”

Planet Bike has the highest standards in service and safety so you can relax and enjoy your Rotorua bike ride. Our guides are first aid trained, skilled mechanics and love biking! They’ll make sure your ride is what you want.

Planet Bike is a friendly company, based in the action-packed centre of the North Island, New Zealand – Rotorua!

A cycle friendly town famous for it’s geothermal activity from boiling mud pools to huge geysers. Rotorua has some of the best mountain biking on the planet, ‘the best single track ever’ is what Gary Fisher had to say. Surrounded by forest we have 140km of purpose built single track on our doorstep, beautiful lakes to cycle to and spectacular rides through thermal areas.

We recommend 3-7 days in Rotorua, the cultural heart of New Zealand – but if you’re a mountain biker you had better make it a couple of weeks! We can arrange all your accommodation, transport and sightseeing requirements.

We are on site at Whakarewarewa Forest where the best trails start. First left off Highway 5 to Taupo after Whakarewarewa thermal area.
No. 8 Waipa Bypass Rd, via Waipa State Mill Rd.

If it’s not chocolate brown, it’s not us!


Bike Brands

E Bikes now available!

E- Bike MTB Tours – Tiki Tour Whakarewarewa Forest by E-Bike



We live to ride, ride to live…’Feel the Spirit, Ride Rotorua’ Whaka MTB Park. Famously Rotorua!



We stock the latest range of Banshee, Scott and Avanti mountain bikes. All expertly maintained in full-suspension, hard tail or kids 🙂



We can take you on a tour of the forest and show you the most amazing trails with some of the best views to match!

What do others think of us?

We think we’re pretty special, but don’t take our word for it, read what many of our customers think of us.

"Friendly staff, fair rates, good location."

Friendly, helpful staff, well-maintained bikes, fair rates, easily accessible with plenty of parking. We turned up out of the blue, hired the bikes quickly and were on our way bouncing through the forest in no time. We had a great day and would recommend this to anyone, no matter how little mountain biking they have done previously.

Dan F

"From Paris"

You kindly repaired some tubeless wheels for me in Rotorua last time I was there... You recommended a specific sealant that worked better for side walls, having a similar problem with ardent on a roval.... Can you tell me what the sealant was? Also I live in Europe, Paris at the moment. And the coffee here is pretty crap ! Can you give me instructions on how to make a good roast, what mix of beans do you prefer , so i can make a deal with a local roaster to 'cook me some beans'! Wettest summer in history so far but early days. Hope all is good in the forest !


"Epic times!"

I had the pleasure to experience mountain biking in the redwoods during the 2016 Rotorua i-SITE famil thanks to these guys at planet bike! As an experienced mountain biker I rarely choose to use a guide or company but my bike was absolutely amazing as it was a brand spanking new model and felt very well looked after and my guide Harry is also worth a mention as he happily and skilfully tailored the trip to my wishes. It was the best possible way to get as much out of the bike park in a short period of time! Thanks heaps!

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