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The Oaks Trail Mountain Bike Self Guided Ride with Bike Hire

Blue Mountains, NSW
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Highlights

  • Mountain bike through the gorgeous Blue Mountains National Park on the famous The Oaks trail
  • Self guided ride with everything you need
  • Views to the Sydney CBD skyline

For those who love action and thrills with a dose of amazing views; this mountain bike ride is for you! Before you set off on the famed Fire Oaks Trail, you'll meet with the supplier who will bike fit you and give you a map. Then it's off you go! Ride through National Park and village streets.

What's Included?

  • Use of a mountain bike - 2017 Specialised Rockhopper or Jett
  • Use of an Australian approved Fox Sports helmet
  • Custom drink bottle to take home
  • Use of gel padded gloves
  • Map
  • A puncture repair kit
  • Trail info and bike handling tips from an expert
  • Bike set up and instructions
  • You will be called by the tour operator the day before your ride to go over everything

Exhilarating and action packed but with gorgeous nature all around you; mountain biking is for those who to get active in the outdoors while admiring beautiful views. This self-guided ride is great for anyone regardless of experience. Beginners right through to advanced riders will love going at their own pace without having to worry about bringing their own bike.

You’ll meet the tour operator and be fitted for a bike. All safety equipment and gear is provided including gel padded gloves and a helmet suited to mountain biking. You will also be given a drink bottle (you get to take it home) and a map.

Then it’s time to set off on the popular Fire Oak Trail. Ride through the UNESCO listed Blue Mountains National Park and marvel at the gorgeous natural beauty streaming past you. You’ll also ride through the quiet town of Glenbrook. Explore at your own pace and stop to drink in the views that stretch to the Sydney CBD skyline.

Session Length

  • 2.5 to 4 hours of actual riding, depending on your fitness and skill level
  • Return train trip to Woodford station with your bike takes 25 minutes

Restrictions

Minimum age is 12. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian.150cm (5ft) is minimum height to fit the smallest bike the tour operator carries.

Guidelines

  • Photo ID required (NSW law)
  • An average level of fitness is required for this 30km (18.64 miles) ride with a few steep inclines
  • Suitable for beginners (basic bike handling skills) to advanced riders
  • You will be required to sign a disclaimer and terms of condition form prior to departure
  • Participants must weigh less than 130kg to participate
  • Consumption of alcohol or smoking is strictly prohibited
  • Temperature, weather and trail conditions will be assessed closer to the day and you will be updated with any changes by the owner
  • Valid credit card is needed and details stored for security on bike hire. Nothing is charged to it unless bike is damaged or stolen. This will occur after the tour operator has discussed with you

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Over 7 days prior to the experience date: No cancellation fees apply
  • 4 to 6 days prior to the experience date: A $45 fee applies
  • Within 3 days of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: A 100% cancellation fee applies regardless of circumstances
  • Cancellation due to weather or track conditions is decided by the provider. Ride will be rescheduled to a time that suits
  • If your experience date is no longer suitable, we will aim to reschedule you to the next available date
  • If your experience is cancelled due to weather or trail conditions, the supplier will reschedule to a date that suits you
  • Participant changes permitted, no fees
  • No refunds for early return. No refunds due to weather

Numbers on the Day

Minimum numbers on the day is four. Maximum number that can be catered to is 14. This does not mean you need 4 riders for the ride to go ahead. The tour operator will confirm the day prior to your ride.

Weather

In the event of rain or inclement weather the experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider the day before. Either way you will 100% receive a call the day before you ride.

Dress Code

You should wear eye protection, so bring sunglasses with you, and you must wear enclosed flat shoes like runners. This ride takes you into the Australian bush during the daytime so it is recommended that you apply sunscreen before the ride. Ensure that you wear exercise appropriate clothing.

Other Info

No refunds for early return. No refunds due to weather. Road rules are to be adhered to at all times.

The experience takes place in the Sydney Blue Mountains region, NSW. The trail is between Woodford and Glenbrook.