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Switched on Bikes

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Electric Bike hire and Guided Tours of Wellington. An eBike is the newest and most fun way to see our city. You can easily cruise up Wellington's hills to take in the views or head around the bays, stopping at the cafes on the way. Any level of...more
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Queens Wharf | Beside Fergs Kayaks & Dockside Restaurant, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great service and easy-as biking. A cool way to see the city. No traffic or parking issues. Cost effective way to get about.

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I was under the impression that my wife & I had booked a tour that was just the two of us. (65 & 67 years of age). We were actually with two americans of about 35-40 years of age who seemed determined to cover as...More

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Switched_On_Bikes, Owner at Switched on Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi there, we're very sorry you didn't have the best experience. We pride ourselves in providing an exceptional and personalised visitor experience, but we must have missed the mark this time. You're very welcome to contact me on ryan@switchedonbikes.co.nz and provide details of the booking...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wife and i rode the E Bikes around the streets of Wellington. The extra boost you get from the E Bike easily allows you to tackle any hill. Great group leader and stopped for a tasty lunch. Highly recommend.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the best fun on the e bikes it was perfect for a sunny day! Taking them out for a day had made me want to buy one as riding my non electric bike has somehow become less fun! The guys at switched on...More

Thank jpym93
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Once we'd found it........ We joined Jimmy for a morning tour out passed the airport to Shelly Bay and to the hill above. We stopped a few times on the way to see a few landmarks and pick up a bit of history as well...More

Thank SpikeB_11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic 26 km electric cycle trip around Wellington. The guides, Jimmy and Sean were excellent, clearly explaining how to control the cycles and they both provided really good information on the city and surrounding area. One of the most enjoyable cycling trips we...More

Thank GeorgeGraham8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a couple of electric bikes on a perfect Wellington day. We had great service when picking the bikes up and a full run down on how they work. The bikes were in great condition and it was an awesome way to see the...More

Thank DanMac_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for people who are not overly athletic. We did half day and did approx 50 kms around the Wellington bay. Don’t forget sunscreen on your hands and chest, the NZ sun is quite deceptive. Staff are helpful and knowledgeable. A really terrific way to...More

Thank 520cherieh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a sunny day we decided to rent some e-bikes to go to Red Rocks with my group of friends. Ryan and his staff provided great bikes and great service, we all loved it! E-bikes are the best way to discover Wellington!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great guys running e bikes offering a terrific ride around Wellington Bays on an ebike. Very easy - even up hill.

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Wellington as part of our cruise. When we arrived at their shop, our guide Sean had our bikes ready, and after a brief orientation we were on our way, cruising the waterfront areas of Wellington. We stopped at several of the city’s...More

Thank KarlB681
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable bike ride with Jimmy as a pleasant guide around the Quay’s and Bay’s of Wellington. Good explanations, good bikes with electric support to get agaibst the wind and up Victoria Hill. A must for people who like an actieve day around Wellington and...More

Thank DirkD362
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