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Outside Sports

17-23 Dunmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7966
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Friendly and efficient bike rental

Outside Sports is a knowledgeable bike rental outfit renting good quality bicycles. Grant went out... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Steve S
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Sydney, Australia
Rude and dismissive

We walked in to rent some mountain bikes from Outside Sports. There were three men in the rental... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Southerncrossflyer
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Wanaka is a beautiful alpine town with endless outdoor activities right on its doorstep. Outside Sports can prepare you for any adventure with all the advice, rentals and product you will need. We pride ourselves on our friendly staff who have extensive experience and knowledge of the outdoor activities in the Central Otago area, and our large range of quality outdoor sporting products and apparel. We have a full retail store where you can get anything and everything you need for playing and exploring the great outdoors. We cover a variety of activities including biking, skiing, water sport, fishing, footwear, camping and more. Rentals Outside Sports have year round rentals on the best range of bikes skis, and hiking/camping equipment for all ages and abilities. All rentals are maintained after each ride to ensure you are using the best products available We also have a bike and ski workshop for repairs and maintenance. So before you head into the outdoors, stop by Outside Sports, where the adventure begins
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17-23 Dunmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Outside Sports is a knowledgeable bike rental outfit renting good quality bicycles. Grant went out of his way to help, handing me a nice bike with chunky tyres, easy-to-use gears and modern disc brakes, plus a soft seat, all for a reasonable sum. For those...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We walked in to rent some mountain bikes from Outside Sports. There were three men in the rental shop, all busying themselves with repair tasks. They seemed angry to be disturbed, and were rude, dismissive and unhelpful. When we asked for help, they did not...More

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Benji K, Manager at Outside Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Hi, Thank you for your feedback and our genuine apologies your experience was neither what you deserve nor our style. Sadly it seems you got us during a record hot period in temperature and in work load and our team simply couldn’t cope with the...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

12 months after hiring 2 x MTBs from Outside Sports, Wanaka, my wife and I were back in town for a week and again hired bikes - a Specialized Camber 29er dual suspension XC bike and a Specialized 6Fattie. We were sorted out by Scott...More

Thank Angus D
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

About to heat-fit my new Thermo-boots (not bought at this store) and the staff could have given me expensive options to do so but instead talked how best to get my boots to mould to my feet without costing me anything! This is not usual...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Two of my boot buckles popped open of their own accord, meaning I had to get replacements up the mountain, and I was given no compensation towards this. Also, my DINs were set to 4.5 in the shop, so my skis came off under the...More

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We rented bikes to ride from Wanaka to Lake Hawea and back. The bike rental was easy and painless and we thought the price was fair. The ride, on the other hand, while not technically difficult, wore us out!

Thank Hayley M
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Really impressed with the friendly staff at both the main shop and the cycle shop. We hired bikes from here a few times and it made the holiday! Keep up the great work guys!

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

I had pre-booked a dual suspension Specialized Camber mountain bike (MTB) for 5 days to ride the excellent trails around Wanaka. Unfortunately, when i arrived the range of Cambers hadn't arrived - but this didn't phase the staff at Outside Sports. They selected a top-of-the...More

Thank Angus D
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

very caring and interested staff in the bike area - we had a spare morning and the staff were really happy to workshop a few ideas with us - not just selling/hiring their own gear but recommending other options and talking us through the logistics....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went there to hire boot and snowboard. The staff were great and helpful. Cracked a few kiwi jokes and told us about the field as well. Fair price for their equipment.

Thank whitecomet07
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