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Waitangi Mountain Bike Park Experience

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    The Waitangi Mountain Bike Park provides the perfect introduction to mountain biking with lots of easy, scenic trails that you can take at your own pace. It currently offers over 20 trails (50km) of varying difficulty with great flow and features, from introductory downhill riding, jump trails, cross country, beginner trails and loads of tracks for the experts too. Designed by Jeff Carter from Southstar Trails, who also built the world-class trails in the Redwoods, Rotorua, the trail network has grown rapidly over the past six months and the trails cater to all levels of ability. There are plenty of fast, flowing berms, rollers and jumps. Grade 2 and 3 runs are so well built, theyre still fun for more advanced riders.

    The initial trail design and development has focused on the family friendly grades with most of the trails built grade 2 (easy), 3 (intermediate),some grade 4 (advanced) and few Grade 5 (Expert) tracks. The downhill trails milk the most out of the vertical elevation available providing a lot of fun for a small amount of climbing

    All up there are five zones to be developed (70-80km!!) so theres plenty more trail development planned in the years to come. Check out all the awesome trails and riding options here! We INCLUDE your ENTRY PASS to the park too- this goes straight back into Trail Building and Trail Maintenance, so we really couldn't do it without you!! Also we include PADDED GEL SEATS to make it that even bit more awesome!! Don't forget about the FREE TRANSPORT SHUTTLE as well to the start of the tracks

    We stock brand new, quality Full-Suspension and Front Suspension Mountain Bikes, perfect for both the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park. The full suspension bikes are a huge relief on the back, and exceptionally comfortable- it makes for a much smoother ride and takes out all the bumps and rocks you didnt even know where there. You couldn't live without it- especially in the Mountain Bike Park. The front suspension bikes are great as well- perfect for exploring and a do-it-all machine!

    Our Expert Staff will be happy to fit you and your group to the right sized bike and ensure you know how to ride properly to ensure you have the most enjoyment riding possible :)
    *Park Maps, helmets, gel seat and entry pass are provided with any bike hire- everything you need!
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    Reviewed 7 July 2019

    Johnny was super friendly and set me up on a nice kona full suspension bike. Good tips on the trails at the bike park and I had a great ride. Lots of climbing and nice flowing descents. Great time.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Phil M
    261jonnym, Owner at Paihia Mountain Bike Rentals and Shuttles, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019

    Kia Ora Phil, thanks for the message mate and I appreciate you leaving us a review. The Waitangi Mountain Bike Park is awesome place to ride we agree! Many many trails for all ages and abilities. See you next time Cheers, Jonny

    Reviewed 17 November 2018

    I visited the mountain bike park twice during my stay. Jonny was super friendly and great with helping me get set up with a bike. The trails are loads of fun and vary greatly in difficulty. I would definitely recommend going!More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank chllc
    261jonnym, Owner at Paihia Mountain Bike Rentals and Shuttles, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

    Kia Ora Bill, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. The Waitangi Mountain Bike park is a World Class Mountain Bike Park and we are stoked to be able to offer a range of bikes to explore the 50km of singletrack trails with....More

    Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

    Really cool guy Johnny runs the show super helpful getting bike sorted. The tracks are really well signposted and looked afterMore

    Thank louis2010
    Jonny M, Owner at Paihia Mountain Bike Rentals and Shuttles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

    Hi there Louis, thanks for the review. The Waitangi MTB Park is some world class riding so good work on being in early to check it all out! The tracks are all professionally built, maintained and are suitable for beginners right up to advanced riders...something...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

    Highly recommend this to anyone. My wife had never done any mountain biking and absolutely loved it! Can't wait to visit again. Thanks so much.More

    Thank thegibenator
    Jonny M, Owner at Paihia Mountain Bike Rentals and Shuttles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

    Hey there mate, thanks so much for the review. It was great to meet you both and you were a pleasure to take mountain biking. I'm glad you both loved it and even managed to get a bit of GoPro footage hopefully!!! The Mountain Bike...More

    Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

    These guys are the best. Super friendly staff fitted hubby, myself and Miss 8 out with great bikes, showed us the most suitable trails (we are complete novices) and off we went. It was way more challenging that I had envisaged but we all were...More

    Thank DCBAuckland
    Jonny M, Owner at Paihia Mountain Bike Rentals and Shuttles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

    Hi there guys, thanks for the review- you all nailed it! Good work getting out there among it all! We sure are lucky to have a park such as this right on our doorstep. You are welcome to hire the bikes for the Waitangi MTB...More

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