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Introduction to Downhill Mountain Biking - Christchurch Adventure Park

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Hit the track for an epic Introduction to Downhill Mountain Biking at Christchurch Adventure Park!

Highlights

  • Christchurch Adventure Park is your number one stop for an adrenaline fuelled day out in the Christchurch's gorgeous outdoors
  • Nestled amongst the Pine trees , the park includes a café with a large outdoor deck perfect for post-adventure refuels
  • Learn the basics of braking, cornering, balance, and stance with our friendly and experience guides
  • Have a guided run down our Green beginner trail

Our introduction to Downhill Mountain biking is the ultimate way to kickstart your confidence and skill base for this exhilarating sport!

You will spend approximately 90 minutes with one of our friendly and experienced DH coaches where they will teach you basics of braking, cornering, balance, and stance. You will also get a guided run down our Green beginner trail.

Included in this package is a Downhill Bike, Helmet and protective gear, your chairlift pass, and the 90 minutes with the coach. If you can ride a bike on the flat, you capable of doing the doing this!

The chairlift is the longest in New Zealand travelling 1.8km to 400m and provides access to the Southern Hemisphere’s largest collection of lift-accessed bike trails, the zipline and for sightseers a stunning view that encompasses the city, Pacific Ocean and Southern Alps.

Adult $95.00
Youth $80.00

What's included

  • Downhill Bike
  • Helmet and protective gear
  • Chairlift pass
  • 90 minutes with the coach

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience

Location

  • 225 Worsleys Road, Cracroft, Christchurch

Restrictions

  • Must be 13 years old to go on tour alone

    7-12 years old need to be accompanied by an Adult

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Youth pricing applies to ages 7 - 17 years.

Available Bookings from 17 May to 23 May 2023

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  • Adult$59.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$59.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$47.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$59.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$59.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$59.90

  • Adult$95.00
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$95.00
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$59.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$59.90

  • Adult$59.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$59.90

  • Adult$95.00
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$95.00
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$59.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Youth$59.90

  • Adult$95.00
  • Youth$80.00

  • Adult$95.00
  • Youth$80.00

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Liarnn from New Zealand wrote on 09 April 2022

Great experience

Great experience with excellent coach and gear. Would recommend!

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qih from New Zealand wrote on 05 April 2022

Fun but address in email needs to be updated.

The experience was fun and newbie friendly. The only problem is that the address (225 Worsleys Rd) in the email from Chch adventure park led me to the wrong place, it may not be a problem for locals but definitely one for someone who had never been there before.

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Steph Mangan from New Zealand wrote on 10 January 2022

I would highly recommend, great session

I really enjoyed this mountain bike session. Learnt the main skills of mountain biking. The instructor was really friendly and knowledgable. He took the time to look at everyone individually and make sure everyone was getting personalised tips. Really enjoyable, would recommend it to anyone not overly familiar with downhill biking.

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Great to hear Steph. Thanks for the feedback!

evab from New Zealand wrote on 14 September 2020

Downhill MB

Unfortunately my first experience wasn't very pleasant. 5 of us booked through the website for the same time a beginners mountain biking class for most of us this was the first time ever attempting downhill mountain biking. To begin with, we had issues with the bookings we made and communication with staff. We were distributed into 2 separate groups. Once we rang the Park, they said they have sorted it but when one of us turned up on the day she was told that she will be in a group an hour later. The chairlift had some unknown issues and I got stuck on it for over 45 minutes. By the time we got to the top of the hill I was demotivated and completely frozen. At the end of the experience, even though the instructor apologized we were not offered any discounts not even a complimentary drink for the inconvenience caused. Some of us had to be at other events that they missed due to the technical issues. The instructor was great, but overall the experience wasn't. The bikes and gear provided were great.

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Hello We do apoloise for your experience. We would like to offer all 5 ladies to return on another day at your convenience free of charge, so that you can experience it again but at the level of service and adventure we strive for. Please contact us to arrange if you would to take this offer up. Again we do apologise. Regards CAP Guest Services

harmz34 from New Zealand wrote on 30 December 2021

Awesome experience

Definitely value for money and if your living or on holiday take it up! From the beginning they set you up with all protective gears, the bike is amazing (i had to not look at my bike differently lol) our instructor Catlin was awesome to be taught by, simplistic instructions, demos given and guidance given all the way down. This experience has set me and my son up and I myself will do it again to gain more confidence

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Thanks for the review, that's awesome!

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