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“timber trail”(27 reviews)
“lake taupo”(2 reviews)
Tread Routes provides guided and self guided cycle trail and mountain biking trips. We have our own custom shuttle service for 20+ trails across the North Island. Partnering with the NZ Cycle Trail we provide fully supported all-inclusive package...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 274 462 408
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were a group of 8 50+( maybe -60' just would be a better description) cyclist booked with Treadroutes for the Mountain to Sea trail.. Every aspect of the trip was catered for. The route instruction were broken down into landmarks at different stages. We...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Ted at Treadroutes offers a thoroughly good service. We booked the night before and he was on time to collect us the following morning.For the journey out to the start of our ride we were entertained with stories of track maintenance and sites. On arrival...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We have contracted Tread Routes for four years now to guide a large group of secondary school students over the Old Coach Road in Ohakune as part of an NCEA assessment. Ted runs a very professional and smooth business. His attention to detail and efficiency...More

Thank AmandaL6328
TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for the great review. Likewise your staff and students are great and a pleasure to work with.

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Ted's aim is to share his passion for mountain biking and the beautiful back country in the central North Island where he has chosen to make his home with others. He gently persuaded us that we would enjoy ourselves better riding in winter on muddy...More

Thank Moira F
TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you. I am very pleased you had a great time on the trails and appreciated the service and attention to detail. Pedal on!

Reviewed 4 July 2018

Treadroutes [Ted] provided a thoroughly professional and knowledgeable service. Excellent door-to-door arrangements, luggage carted to the lodge for the overnight stay, and even a bike service and clean prior to international flights by arrangement! Would recommend Ted to anyone considering a biking adventure in the...More

Thank essmaus2018
TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Glad you had fun and it was a pleasure to provide the services. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We used Treadroutes for organising our rides over a four day period. Everything was fantastic and nothing was too much hassle for Ted. I have no hesitation in recommending Treadroutes and these Bike trips. Excellent service, knowledge and all at a reasonable cost. Thanks Ted.

Thank Deryn B
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Friends of mine organised the ride through Ted - he was great. Punctual, friendly and gave really good briefings on the track.

Thank Bruce J
TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks, I'm glad you and your mates had a great time :)

Reviewed 21 April 2018

We tried to organise a series of rides around Taupo and were pulling our hair out trying to figure out the logistics. Ted from Tread Routes came to our rescue and took the stress out of our trip. He sent detailed emails of what we...More

Thank korinajones70
TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thank you for the great review, it was a pleasure to provide our services for you. You guys were a great group.

Reviewed 22 March 2018

I contacted Tread Routes while on a cycling tour of New Zealand to look into transportation to the Timber Trail. While there was no availability for a tour on the timeline I provided, Ted took the time to offer me tips and suggestions via phone,...More

Thank MikeD5927
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Did the Great Lake trail with Ted sorting out our shuttling and boat. Super friendly, pointed out must do's on the trail, shuttle trailer was well designed so no bike damage. Perfect !

Thank rowanhick
TreadRoutes, Owner at Tread Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed the service :)

Reviewed 20 February 2018

At short notice we contacted Ted to do 3 days riding while in Taupo - 2 on The Great Lake trail, and the other from town, out to Huka Falls and beyond. Ted went out of his way to accommodate us with transport, and make...More

Thank lynnanddj
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