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Habitat Sports

234 Palmerston Street | On the corner of Palmerston st and Wakefield st - Just passed New world supermarket, Westport 7825, New Zealand
+64 3-788 8002
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Great service

I had some mechanical issues with my mountain bike while traveling NZ by bikepacking. The staff... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Fabian M
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cycle shop with mechanic and bike hire for adventures on tracks around Buller area, helpful with... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
happysheepChina
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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BIKE HIRE - TRACK & AIRPORT SHUTTLE - FULL WORK SHOP - BIKES - and out doors EQUIPMENT for sale and HIRE If biking is your passion and you love the outdoors, you will love being at the heart of the Buller region with many NEW and exciting adventures to be enjoyed and only found here. Habitat Sports offers a Track SHUTTLE to any track in the BULLER with your own bikes / hiking Or with a HIRE package. All the gear and info you need to ADAPT TO YOUR HABITAT including mtb track maps, knowledge, bike and gear hire (including personal locator beacons). PLUS, we can receive your bike ahead of your visit (via post), assemble it, service it and have it waiting ready for your arrival. After your visit, you can even leave it with us to clean it, disassemble it, and return it to you via post. It doesn't get any easier! Contact us for AIRPORT and TRACK SHUTTLE with dates times and how many people.
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234 Palmerston Street | On the corner of Palmerston st and Wakefield st - Just passed New world supermarket, Westport 7825, New Zealand
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+64 3-788 8002
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"awesome service"
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"mountain biking"
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"shuttle ride"
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"shuttle service"
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"helpful advice"
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"rental bikes"
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"mechanical issues"
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"great shuttle"
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"outdoor activities"
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"in excellent condition"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"thanks guys"
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"charming creek"
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"new zealand"
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"specializes"
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I had some mechanical issues with my mountain bike while traveling NZ by bikepacking. The staff were extremely helpful, kind, fair-priced, and as fast as possible! I really can recommend Habiat. Thank you from the german bike-packer!

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

cycle shop with mechanic and bike hire for adventures on tracks around Buller area, helpful with advice and maps

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Deena was awesome. Relocated our car to the end of the track, took good care of our bikes, shared some insider knowledge of the terrain and was straight forward communicating and a problem solver. Made our holiday great. Did I say there was free beer...More

Thank Fi C
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Down from Auckland on a touring bike, and popped my head in the door to get some air in my back tyre. Miserable welcome, sorry to have bothered the bloke. Asked him some questions about the area and his disdain for touring was apparent -...More

Thank mkant
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BizyLiving, Owner at Habitat Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Hello my name is Denna (owner - driving shuttles at time of your visit) & I am so sincerely sorry you had such an experience. I can assure you all cyclists are very welcome. I would like the opportunity as the owner to show you...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Alas one of my bike cables snapped for the third time and I'd been caught out far from my usual repair shop (who I had earned frequent customer service with in the repair shop). Habitat Sports kindly replaced the cable at short notice and many...More

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BizyLiving, Owner at Habitat Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your review. Cycle safe Denna

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

What a helpful guy! Even though we booked last minute, Adrian was incredibly helpful, arranging bike pickup and drop-offs after hours to ensure we got the most from our trip. Then when we lost our phone on the Old Ghost Road, he did everything to...More

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

What a great service. Nothing was too much trouble for Denna from Habitat. She made sure that the bikes were treated well to prevent damage to them and well restrained for the shuttle to start and from end of track. A fountain of knowledge, being...More

Thank Paul v
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BizyLiving, Owner at Habitat Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Thank you for your review, it was my pleasure! Let me know when you are back on the coast. Denna

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Traveling through new zealand and had the sudden urge to get on the bike again. They provided us with perfect maintained specialized fullys for our three day adventure on the old ghost road. What a amazing ride! Friendly and competent, definitely the place to go...More

Thank Mat Z
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I did a day trip on Old Ghost Road and hired my bike through Habitat. I had a brilliant time, despite the super wet weather. The service from both - Denna & Adrian - was just awesome, super helpful and very professional from start to...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Denna's track shuttle service was excellent, nothing was a problem, Denna has a real can do attitude being part owner of her business, her first answer is i can do this and then follows through on time as promised with great service and help. We...More

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