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Explore; the world-acclaimed Blue Derby Mountain Bike trails. Indulge; in the locally-inspired gourmet food, prepared especially for you. Relax; in the comfort of your private Pod nestled within the trails. This three-day soft-adventure experience...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Derby, Tasmania 7264, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Exceeding my expectations. A great idea from the local community has now been brought to life by the team that built the trails and Blue Derby Pods who provided excellent accommodation, food and guidance. As an avid road cyclist I am now considering moving to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gmc062
SteveH6130, Front Office Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are always so humbled to receive reviews like this. We are so lucky to have the trails we do, and love being able to share and experience them with our guests! Thank you so much for your kind words! Welcome to the muddy side,...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018

This experience covered all the senses and had you yearning for more. The Pods are nestled respectfully among the trees and landscape, with every creature comfort you could hope for. The attention to detail and obvious thoughtful planning of this luxury retreat covered everything. Steve...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JamesC9882
Steve H, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Karen & James, It was a pleasure having you both stay and experience the flow with us! We LOVE receiving reviews like this. Thank you so much for joining us on the ride and being such amazing guests. Ash

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We hadn't mountain biked like this before but boy did Steve and Tam get us up to a fantastic level that was both challenging and exciting. These guys really know how to look after you through the complete journey and 3 day stay in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Steve H, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It is so amazing for us to meet all our wonderful guests, hear stories and receive reviews like this. So glad everything was to your liking and that you enjoyed the food. We are trialing some new recipes...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

My hubby and I just spent three glorious days with the Blue Derby Pods Ride crew, Steve, Tam and Tim. We wanted to mark our 30th wedding anniversary with a shared experience that would push us a little out of our comfort zones. The BDPR...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Steve H, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Wow. Blown away by your amazing review. As a guide and worker (if you call it work) at BDPR it is so humbling to read a review like this. It is our goal for each guest to experience the flow like you have. Thank you...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I did the Blue Derby Pods Ride experience in November 2017. I was a little apprehensive as my husband is a more experienced rider than I am, but Steve, Pete and Tara are all excellent guides who worked with each of our...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lynnanddj
Steve H, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for this amazing review Lynn! We love mountain biking and love sharing our passion with others, it's so nice to hear that we have another member of the mountain biking crew! No matter what your level of experience there is a...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

The combination of cycling thru the rugged and diverse landscapes of Derby, the excitement of the well crafted trails, the amazing food and wine served up each evening, and the quiet solitude of our pod hidden in the wilderness, made this an unforgettable experience. Steve...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Karen C
Steve H, Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi Karen C, What lovely feedback thank you! It was absolutely our pleasure to host during three days of the Blue Derby Pods Ride experience. We are so lucky to ride in such a beautiful landscape with such beautiful trails, and meet such fantastic people....More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The experience is a great balance of luxury, adrenaline rush, amazing landscapes and good times. We could set our own pace take it real easy and appreciate the surrounds or go hard and use the stops to take in more. All this topped of with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Steve H, Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi jonobuisty, Thanks for providing us with your thoughts after experiencing Blue Derby Pods Ride with us. Your kind words are very much appreciated. Thanks for your part in the banter and we hope you continue to chase flow on and off the bike. Happy...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Most amazing 3 day adventure experience. Professionally yet casually hosted by guides who cater every need whilst ensuring you get a balanced amount of adventure and adrenaline. Can honestly say this trumps any tourism experience I have done in Australia or even the world! Thanks...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank haberles
Steve H, Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi haberles, Thanks for providing a review of your Blue Derby Pods Ride experience. You've made us blush with your level of praise. We're so grateful we were able to play a part in you achieving 3 days of adventure and flow. Regards, Steve

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Having never mountain-biked before, my partner and I were blown away by the Blue Derby Pods Ride experience, entirely due to the willingness of Steve & John to work patiently with us to get the technical basics and then provide the right balance of challenge...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Steve H, Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Helena H, We're humbled by this beautiful feedback thank you. We feel lucky for the chance to be involved in your first foray into mountain biking! So glad to hear the tailored vegan menu was to your liking too. We'd love to have you...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Blue Derby Pods is a 3 day adrenaline-charged luxury experience. The all-inclusive package includes transfers, high-end equipment, guide/hosts with amazing skills, and after each day's activity, accommodation in an eco-friendly lodge (with a seriously tiny environmental footprint) nestled in bushland. There is almost immediate access...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Steve H, Manager at Blue Derby Pods Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear zoshi, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on our experience, we're so glad you were able to join us. We're also very happy to hear the meals and wines were to your liking - we regularly spend many hours testing them to...More

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