We provide a friendly, reliable mountain bike hire service utilising our fleet of 27.5 inch fully equipped 2019 Merida One-Forty 700 dual-suspension mountain bikes which are available for riding The Old Ghost Road.

Bike hire will also be available for the Paparoa Track soon!

The cost of hiring one of our 2019 Merida One-Forty 700 bikes to complete The Old Ghost Road is NZ$360.00. This cost includes delivery of your bike to Lyell (please note we arrive at Lyell at 9.30am daily to deliver hire bikes), collection from the Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge which is situated directly at the Seddonville end of the trail once you have finished your ride, and up to 3 nights/4 days to ride the trail. Our bikes come equipped with:


  • Thule rear gear racks with bungee ties

  • 20L dry bags

  • helmets 

  • bottle holders

  • flat pedals

  • toolkits (comprising of CO2 pumps, tire levers, spare tube, spare chain link, puncture repair kit, cleaning rag, and a multi-tool)

The following can also be added on whilst booking your bike hire:

Vehicle Relocation - NZ$180.00

Our vehicle relocation service is the perfect option, allowing you the flexibility to finish riding on your own timetable by having your vehicle relocated between the trailheads whilst you are on the trail.

We have secure key deposit and collection safes located at each end of the trails, secure parking for your ‘peace of mind’, a dedicated team of professional drivers and comprehensive public liability insurance so all you need to do is turn up, deposit your keys and hit the trail. 

Personal Locator Beacon - NZ$40.00

A Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is an essential piece of kit for any backcountry adventure. PLB's provide contact to vital emergency assistance when you most need it.

If you have your own PLB we advise that you bring it, otherwise select one when booking your bike.

Sleeping Bag - from NZ$15.00 per person/night

Avoid carrying a bulky sleeping bag by hiring one of ours. We have sleeping bags positioned at each hut for your convenience.