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Hire A Bike – Hamilton

Explore the Mighty Waikato alongside NZ’s longest river in the heart of the Waikato, Hamilton CBD, North Island, New Zealand

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Plan your ride…

 

Grade:1 & 2 (easy)

Trail Type: Mostly smooth concrete, brick pathway, 2km of asphalt roads and some boardwalks

Detours: London Street on to Victoria Street, Electrify.nz/ River Riders (HUB) 371 Victoria Street (Garden Place), Hamilton CBD, Victoria on the river onto Hamilton Gardens.

Additional Information:

Ngāruawāhia to Hamilton Gardens – 27kms (Allow 2-4 hours)

river-riders-icon River Riders ‘Powered by electrify.nz’ are based at multiple pick up and drop off points along Te Awa ‘The Great New Zealand River Ride’

river-riders-icon Walk-in bookings available from River Riders Hamilton Central Depot (electrify.nz) and River Riders Cambridge Depot (Podium Lodge) only. Coming soon walk in bookings from River Riders Ngāruawāhia Depot (Durham Precinct). Subject to availability. Completing a pre-booking form is advised to secure your booking request.

river-riders-icon Bookings via Ngāruawāhia or Cambridge sites need to be booked in advance

Te Awa Map

5 STEP EXPRESS BOOKING SERVICE.

Use this booking service to select your bikes, accessories, pick up/drop off times and depots.
 

PRICING

E.bikes
1HR: $29pp / 2HR: $49pp / 4HR: $69pp / 8HR: $99pp

Standard bikes
1HR: $19pp / 2HR: $29pp / 4HR: $39pp / 8HR: $59pp

MULTI-DAY: Pricing viewable after selecting ‘from’ and to ‘dates’.

IMPORTANT: All bikes are subject to availability. To ensure you get the bike you have booked please ensure you complete your booking at least six (6) hours before your pick-up time.

 

Transport

Choose from the following transport options

Self drive: Recommended for return rides or pre-arranged pick ups

Public Transport: Take advantage of public transport and hop aboard the Orbiter, Northern Connector Busit 21 or Cambridge Busit 20 buses
Hire an eBike from us and receive a complimentary FREE bus ticket.
Find out more here

Shuttle: Book a shuttle to drop you off or pick you up from $120.00 inc gst (subject to availability/pre-bookings in advance only)

Trailers/Bike transport: We have a number of bike transportation options available, from 2 bikes to 20+ bikes, we can get you and your bikes to any one of the great trails in the ‘Mighty Waikato’.

Guided rides: Our guides will make sure you stay on track and don’t miss a thing, leading you safely to all the best spots along the Waikato river so you can experience history, culture, heritage, great food and coffee – $50 per hour for 1-5 riders or FREE with groups of 6 or more (Must book 48hours in advance)

Pick up Info

eBikes can be picked up from our central base in the CBD, at the electrify.nz Hamilton store (See google map below for directions)

Self drive: There are plenty of paid car parks within walking distance, some 2 hour FREE parks during working hours and there’s always the option of being dropped off at our front door stop in one of the loading zones.

Public transport:

Ngāruawāhia – Hamilton / Hamilton – Ngāruawāhia: Hop on the Northern Connector Busit 21 which departs regularly near our central Hamilton location on route to Ngāruawāhia and also leave’s Ngāruawāhia at regular intervals on route to Hamilton.

Take advantage of our complimentary FREE bus service with every hire this summer to be transported back to your vehicle/start point or dropped off for a return bike ride back to your vehicle/start point.

Find out more here

Cambridge – Hamilton / Hamilton – Cambridge: Hop on the Cambridge Busit 20 which departs regularly near our central Hamilton location on route to Leamington via the Avantidrome and also leave’s Cambridge at regular intervals on route to Hamilton

Take advantage of our complimentary FREE bus service with every hire this summer to be transported back to your vehicle/start point or dropped off for a return bike ride back to your vehicle/start point.

Find out more here

Hamilton bus service

Shuttle: Inquire about a shuttle service when you submit your pre-booking (subject to availability/pre-bookings in advance only)

Accomodation: Find out more here

Drop Off

eBikes can be dropped off at the electrify.nz store in the heart of the Mighty Waikato here in Hamilton. (See google map for directions below)

Self drive: Organise for someone to pick you up from here or return to your car parked nearby.

Public Transport: Hop on the Northern Connector Busit 21 on route to Ngāruawāhia (Find out more here) or the Cambridge Busit 20 on route for Cambridge(Find out more here), just 2mins walk form this drop off point, stick around a while and enjoy a cold craft beer at Good George right across the street, try your luck at the Sky City Casino, visit the Hamilton City Library or check out Centre Place shopping mall just around the corner before you hop on the bus.

Hamilton bus service

Shuttle: Inquire about a shuttle to pick you up from this drop off point by submitting a pre-booking form (subject to availability/pre-bookings in advance only)

Accomodation: Find out more here

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