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Adventure Trail Rides

Otarama Rd | Springfield, Christchurch 7580, New Zealand
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The best motorbike instructor

Grenville held a motorbike course for us to teach us new tips and tricks for two wheel motorbiking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah D
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Roxburgh, New Zealand
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Very enjoyable

We were lucky to be the only two on the tour and we're taken on an excellent excursion by don! The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jamie E
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Hertford, England, United Kingdom
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Off Road Dirt Bike & Motorbike & Quad Bike Adventures South Island New Zealand Off road Dirtbike and Quadbike ATV Tours that get your revved up. Riding over a 6,000 acre high country alpine farm with trails to suit family riders, beginners on a coaching tour or experienced riders wanting the full extreme enduro challenge. A range of quad bikes and dirt bikes from 100cc to 450cc KTM enduro bikes to suit all riders from 12 years and up. Rugged tussock covered hills, snow fed braided rivers, native single track trails and views from the Mt Torlesse Mountain Range over the Canterbury Plains that will make this the best offroad adventure you can do on your New Zealand holiday.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Otarama Rd | Springfield, Christchurch 7580, New Zealand

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grenville held a motorbike course for us to teach us new tips and tricks for two wheel motorbiking. The course was excellent and Grenville was a patient and clear instructor who taught us many things that have really helped to give me the confidence on...More

Thank Sarah D
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AdventureTrailrides, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Riding a motorcycle is not a easy activity for people to learn. I take people through the stages so people can learn easier and with confidence. It is hugely rewarding to see the improvement in riding skills at the end of the day as it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to be the only two on the tour and we're taken on an excellent excursion by don! The trail leads through streams and up hills giving great views. Don we great at explaining about the local area and environment and answered all...More

Thank Jamie E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were really looking forward to this tour and it didn't disappoint! Don our guide was brilliant, he was able to customize our ride to the groups riding ability, his enthusiasm and enjoyment made our experience even better. The scenery is absolutely...More

Thank 566fiona
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AdventureTrailrides, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Don has worked for Adventure Trailrides NZ for nearly 12 months and has become a great team member. He really enjoys meeting people from all over the world and seeing our customers having a great adventure. New Zealand is a long distance from most countries...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went quadding with tour guide Don and had a blast. Beautiful scenery, friendly and knowledgeable guide and good quality quads. The drive from christchurch was really lovely too.More

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AdventureTrailrides, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sounds like Don is doing a great job as a quadbike tour guide and will be needing a payrise! Really pleased you had a wonderful time as it is important to us that everyone has a fun quadbike tour. The kawasaki brute 300cc quadbikes are...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Absolutely Amazing!! We've been on Shotover Jet, Nevis Bungy, Skydiving, Quad biking Hanmer Springs etc etc & this trip was on another level. We were 4 people of differing experiences quad/motorbike wise. Mainly beginners. (we opted for 2 of us on bikes & 2 on...More

Thank Julie B
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AdventureTarilRide, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Often we have a family group and some riders have not ridden a motorbike since their youth. We have a wide range of dirtbike sizes with different engine capacities so the rider can choose what they are most comfortable on. Being able to mix the...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My daughter & I had a fantastic morning with Grenville and a bunch of other riders. The bikes were great, real full size Quads in great condition. But the real star was the terrain, ranging from steep hill climbs to valley floor runs with plenty...More

Thank ENTBrisbane
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AdventureTarilRide, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Always gives us a lot of pleasure when we can give some coaching, encouragement riding quad bikes and see people ride over high country terrain that would take 2 days walking to see. We never get tired of guiding, riding in the hills as the...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My son and I had a great day with Grenville doing the quad bike summit trip. We joined a mixed group of 1 trail bike rider and 3 other quad bike riders. Grenville had everything covered down to the water and snacks for the group....More

Thank Murray L
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AdventureTarilRide, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

I hope Matthew was watching the dirtbike rider coaching closely for his next adventure! The quad bike trails are ideal for coaching beginner dirtbike riders and Ben really appreciated the quad bike encouragement as he learnt to ride a dirtbike.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

As a UK visitor touring NZ by motorcycle, thought it would make a nice change to do a days off-roading. Signed up with Grenville Button of Adventure Trailrides, and rocked up on the appointed day. Raining - but at least it kept the dust down!...More

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AdventureTarilRide, Manager at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Well I'm always encouraged by the enthusiasm of our customers and more than ever by the Manxman. Older than myself by a decade he pushed me along all day and there was no slowing down even when we hit the single track trails. Rain the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Awesome extreme enduro tour with Grenville. A real taste of Nw Zealand enduro riding thorugh native bush, rocky creeks and mountain tops with amazing views. A must do.More

Thank Ashley D
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AdventureTarilRide, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

After a winter with higher rainfall this was the first spring tour using the extreme enduro trails. They were still damp and the rocks in the streams are always slippery but not much debri which was great. We had a fun day guiding this trip...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The team from Properly Plastered Ltd had an absolute blast on our day our with Grenville and his team at Adventure Dirt Bikes. While the day was reasonably cold the action was hot enough to keep everyone smiling form ear to ear. Our social club...More

Thank Glenn M
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Grenville B, Owner at Adventure Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Properly Plastered had 11 staff attend so it is great to have a range of quad bikes and dirtbikes to suit all the riders experience levels. The combo worked really well as overnight rain had ensured there was some mud on the trails and the...More

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Annie H
4 March 2017|
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Response from AdventureTrailrides | Property representative |
Hi Anne Yes we could provide a a combo dirtbike or quad bike tour for your group of seven people with transport from Christchurch and a lunch. Cost per person for a Half Day Tour would be NZ$302.00 per person with a family... More
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