School Groups

Outdoor Exploration is a key part to any students education, so why not bring your class for a day of adventure in the World-Class Waitangi Mountain Bike Park, with the help of Paihia Mountain Bikes.

The Waitangi Mountain Bike Park has over 50km of professionally built tracks ranging from beginner,
scenic tracks, to expert level riding. The Park is the perfect location for riders of all ages and
abilities to have a fun-filled adventure.

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46 Tracks

Over 50km of Riding

Located in one of the most beautiful places in the world

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Paihia Mountain Bikes aim to get "More Bum's on Bikes"

by using our years of experience to create a safe, fun environment for everyone choosing to explore the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park

We have a range of programs to suit all groups:

Introduction to Mountain Biking
Leadership, Map Reading and Team Building
Bike Orienteering Courses
Bike Maintenance Workshops
Freedom Mountain Bike Hire (half or full day options)

We are happy to tailor a program to suit your class size and budget, so feel free to get in touch with our team to discuss options and pricing


Paihia Mountain Bikes

Ideal Group Sizes

Bike Hire
Year 7 and 8 Students
We can cater occasionally to Year 7 and 8 Students, depending on the heights of the class looking to hire.

We have a limited number of Kids Bikes (20 and 24 inch bikes), so please give us a call to talk options if your students are Under 155cm.

Year 9 - 13 Students
Full Suspension E-Bikes - up to 15 students
Full Suspension Bikes - up to 15 students
Depending on Students Heights and Bike Sizes Required we can do Larger Groups than stated above

Introduction to Mountain Biking
We recommend up to 15 students per class

Bike Maintenance
We recommend up to 15 students per class

We recommend teams of 4 or 5, but smaller and bigger groups also work well


Paihia Mountain Bikes

NZQA Accreditation Possibilities


  • L3 US17383 Explain the importance, and demonstrate correct pronunciation, of Maori place names
  • L3 US24733 Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist


  • L3 US18228 Demonstrate knowledge of specific NZ regions as tourist destinations
  • L2 US24728 Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism

Outdoor Recreation/Physical Education

  • L3 US20817 Plan for, participate in, and evaluate mountain bike rides on intermediate to expert terrain
  • L3 US26246 Demonstrate Mountain Biking Knowledge and Skills
  • L2 US457 Mountain Bike on Intermediate to Expert Terrain
  • L2 AS91333 Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
  • L1 US20137 Mountain Bike on Easy to Intermediate Terrain
  • L1 AS90962 Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participation
  • L1 AS90963 Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity
  • L1 AS90968 Demonstrate, and show understanding of, responsible behaviour for safety during outdoor education activities
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Paihia Mountain Bikes

Get in touch with our team today to start planning your School Trip