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Greetings Folks & welcome to Westside Rides here on the wild & wonderful West Coast. We are a small family run business based 5 minutes from Hokitika & just off the West Coast Wilderness Trail. We cater for Bike Hire, Accommodation & Shuttle Service. Being a small firm, we pride ourselves on 1st rate personal service.
Our accommodation is a cottage overlooking Woodstock and the Hokitika river which is where our bikes at based. If you have a look on the accommodation page we have photos of the cottage interior so you can see what to expect. We're only too happy to pick you up from town if required or we can store your vehicle while you explore the West Coast Wilderness trail. We cater for rides between 1 and 4 days and we work in with other services on the trail to give you the best possible experience on the West Coast Wilderness trail.
Our bikes are all new Avanti and Scott bikes that are a joy to ride and are serviced every time they go out so everything works smoothly. They are a very comfortable ride. For single day rides, there are a few options depending on how far you'd like to ride. One popular rider is Cowboy Paradise to Woodstock, a great 35 km ride through the Arahura Valley and along the Kaniere water race. It takes you through wonderful native bush with a lot of great we places to stop for a snack or swim, or just a general nose about. For those of you wanting and all day ride, there is an option of riding from the Kawhaka intake, up through the gorge and down and to Milltown with a great lunch stop at Cowboy Paradise which is an experience in itself.
For those wishing to ride the whole trail we will organise your bags be dropped off at the accommodation you choose and we will organise transport from your finishing point back to your base. Please do have a look at the other pages for more details.
HAPPY RIDING FOLKS