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Big thanks

28 April, 2016

''Big thanks to Adrian for sorting my bike and taking the time to help with tips for better mtb skills. Awesome business- go there if you're in Westport!''

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“Awesome advice for biking the Old Ghost Road”

26 April, 2016

Called in to Habitat Sports whilst on holiday with a view to gaining information regarding their services because we are hoping to ride the Old Ghost Road next year. Deena & Adrian spent a huge amount of their time giving us advice both on the Old Ghost itself & what they can provide us with in the way of hire gear for the ride. They were possibly the most helpful & friendly people I have ever met in a retail environment & were so willing to share their knowledge. I now feel very relaxed regarding the logistics of the bike ride because they offer such a great package that is all inclusive. So when it comes time to do the ride I know that I will be able to hire everything we need from them & it will be all ready for us to load up & go which takes so much of the stress away when planning a trip like this.
Visited April 2016  

“Fabulous experience on The Old Ghost Road”

19 April, 2016

“Fabulous experience on The Old Ghost Road”
5 of 5 stars
This track is quite unique. A mix of alpine ridges and beech forest with riverside features plus very interesting history as well. We did it in the 2 ½ days recommended to us which was about right in terms of being able to stop to read the informative boards and to enjoy the views. They are spectacular. We had fabulous weather and clear skies so perfect for the trip. The trail is constantly being upgraded – we met some guys with a stone crusher on the top on day 1 breaking the granite into small pieces - & there is a wide range of surfaces. We hired duel suspension bikes from Habitat Sports, Westport, which we highly recommend. The bikes are superbly maintained which minimised anxiety of breakdown. The owners, Denna & Adrian, are passionate about safety and enjoyment of the experience. They are very knowledgeable regarding their extraordinary outdoor environment and the range of tracks on offer. We hired our food and extra gear from them also which reduced the amount of luggage to haul to Westport. Huge admiration for the visionary & dedicated people working on The Old Ghost Road – what an asset to New Zealand!

Visited April 2016


Challenging ride in spectacular location

12 April, 2016

''This track is not at all like the Timber Trail (see earlier post & check the grade on the track webpage) – it is quite unique. A mix of alpine ridges and beech forest with riverside features plus very interesting history as well. We did it in the 2 ½ days recommended to us which was about right in terms of being able to stop to read the informative boards and to enjoy the views. They are spectacular. We had fabulous weather and clear skies so perfect for the trip. The trail is constantly being upgraded – we met some guys with a stone crusher on the top on day 1 breaking the granite into small pieces - & there is a wide range of surfaces. We hired duel suspension bikes from Habitat Sports, Westport, which we highly recommend. The bikes are superbly maintained which minimised anxiety of breakdown. The owners, Denna & Adrian, are passionate about safety and enjoyment of the experience. They are very knowledgeable regarding their extraordinary outdoor environment and the range of tracks on offer. We hired our food and extra gear from them also which reduced the amount of luggage to haul to Westport. Huge admiration for the visionary & dedicated people working on The Old Ghost Road – what an asset to New Zealand!''

Visited April 2016

Epic ride on the Old Ghost Road”

17 March, 2016

Epic ride on the Old Ghost Road”
5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days agoNEW

We rode the Old Ghost Road a couple of weeks ago, and got a lift up with Habitat. They were really helpful and have top notch hire gear - to the extent that I wished I hadn't carted my bike from Australia so I could have hired one of theirs! The trail is an unbelievable experience, and it was great to get shuttled from end to end!

Visited February 2016

Hey guys thanks

11 June, 2014

"Hey guys thanks for helping out the chick with the super squeaky bike brakes last week, made my riding so much more enjoyable!"

Anna Bland

You're not just a customer in their store, you are a fellow sport loving friend

06 May, 2014

"According to FB I have been here 3 times....pretty certain I have popped in a few more times than that to Habitat Sports...! You can't beat purchasing from a business where the owners love what they sell and are passionate about what they do. Denna and Adrian are exactly those owners!

You always get fantastic service from these guys in all aspects of their business; they are both very professional in their work. The extra mile is always stretched a little further when they ensure that your needs are met in every way.

You're not just a customer in their store, you are a fellow sport loving friend (whatever your sport may be), and they will be there for your needs time and time again :) thanks guys, you rock! And I may be leaving town (eventually) but will always come back to Habitat!"

Michelle

 

My boyfriend and I wandered into Habitat Sports while mountain biking

04 May, 2014

"My boyfriend and I wandered into Habitat Sports while mountain biking around New Zealand and met Denna! She helped us out immensely and gave us an awesome lesson on how to ride switch backs! The lesson helped me out so much and I continue to use the skills I learned from her every time I go riding. Since that impromptu lesson,  I've enjoyed mountain biking so much more!

Also gave us some awesome trails to check out in the south island which were awesome!  Stopped at Rabbit Ridge and did some fun riding there =D

Thank you so much Denna and Habitat Sports!!!"

Nikki

Thanks guys, for all your help in my latest purchase, especially the freight to Australia

26 August, 2013

25th August Thanks guys, for all your help in my latest purchase, especially the freight to Australia, I'd rather buy Quality from Habitat Sports than any other sporting shop, as Denna and Adrian are Honest and mean what they say. very reliable.

                                                                                                                                                                           Wigster 

Great store, everything from road bikes to spotlights

12 December, 2012

12th December Great store, everything from road bikes to spotlights. . .  Highly recommend you check it out if you are in the westport area.                                                                                                 DanielP