• Bike Hire

    Bike Hire

A fun way to explore Tairāwhiti Gisborne!

Cycle Gisborne provides everything you need for a quick tour of the town or for a longer exploration taking you from Tairāwhiti Gisborne across to Ōpōtiki. Bike rental is available from the Gisborne i-Site or our office at Cycle Gisborne. Our office is open by appointment only so please phone in advance. We have short and long-term bike hire available. Tairāwhiti Gisborne is the perfect town for families to explore with its easy flat terrain.

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Half a day to spare? Here are our top picks.

Kat’s top pic | Explore the river cycle ways and Oneroa beach cycle ways. Take in the museum, cafes, and sights along the way. There’s heaps of history on the trail, and beautiful beaches, so a swimsuit and sunscreen are a must!​​​

Anelia’s top pick | Cycle to Wainui Beach on the Wainui cycleway. It’s off-road most of the way and there’s delicious ice cream at the Okitu stores to enjoy on the beautiful golden beaches. Freshen up between the flags near Wainui Surf Club afterward.

Fox Street mountain bike park | A mix of grade 2-5 trails awaits you. There’s heaps of fun to be had right in the heart of the city. Great vistas too if you reach the lookouts.

Top day rides

Tour the vineyards | Grab a Gisbrone wine map and follow safe roads out of town. Visit some of Tairāwhiti Gisborne’s boutique cellar doors and enjoy a delicious Tairāwhiti Gisborne Chardonnay and a vineyard platter along the way.

Take a mountain bike and ride up Riverside Road to the very end. Stroll through the Longbush reserve along the way and return via Cave Road, a little off-road section through into the Matokitoki valley. Grab an ice cream at the village on your return.

Bike out to Gray’s Bush, take a picnic, and wander around this stand of original podocarp forest on the Poverty Bay flats. If you’ve got more energy left, head further inland to the Waihirere Domain and take a wander to the waterfalls.

Bike Rental Rates:

Contact us about our multi-day hire rates

 2 hour hire cycle hire

 1/2 day hire cycle hire

 Full day hire cycle hire

Mountain Bike

 $35

 $45

 $65

Adult Bike

 $25

 $35

 $50

Kids Bike

 $15

 $20

 $35

Tandem

 $40

 $60

 $80

Electric (city only) $65 $100

What’s included:

  • Bike, helmet, bike lock, and panniers are provided.
  • A map and helpful friendly advice on how to explore the Tairāwhiti Gisborne region.

What you can add on:

  • A guide
  • Vineyard platter/light lunch
  • Wine, beer and cider tastings
  • Transfers
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