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Phoenix Park Rent A Bike

PHOENIX PARK BIKE TOURS

Phoenix Park Bikes, established in August 2015 is now the largest bike rental company in the Capital City.

Exciting stuff! Located at the main entrance to the Phoenix Park Dublin, it creates the perfect opportunity for you, the visitor to grab a bike on the way into experiencing this enormous park.

Before you head off, grab a free map of the park and information from the friendly staff on duty.

Located at the main entrance to the Phoenix Park, Dublin.

A must see when visiting Dublin.

MEET YOUR GUIDE

 Phoenix Park Bike ToursYour Guide Colin, is a qualified Fáilte Ireland National Tour Guide who has studied Irish Culture & Heritage. Colin has worked as a full time guide in the Phoenix Park, at the Tenement Museum and at Richmond Barracks among many other sites in Dublin. He has a great passion for cycling alongside all things Dublin and the Phoenix Park.

He looks forward to sharing these passions with you on our safe, eco friendly tours of the Phoenix Park!

• Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of your tour

• Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather

• You must be able to cycle, have road awareness & have reasonable level of fitness

• All safety equipment is supplied on arrival (Helmets, High Viz Jackets etc..)

• COVID19: all bikes and equipment are sterilised before and after use.

 

PHOENIX PARK GUIDED BIKE TOUR OPTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Bike Rental

You can purchase your ticket online through our website’s booking page, just click here. Alternatively you can also buy a ticket in our shop (if there’s still space available).

If you really want to join a bike tour a certain time and a particular day, then we highly recommend that you book your Phoenix Park Bike Tours in advance as the tours often get sold out.

While the threat of COVID19 is still about we ask that all customers wear masks when entering the grounds of Phoenix Park Bikes. All our bikes and helmets are disinfected after every use. Hand sanitiser is to be used on entering the office.

VALID ID. All Rentals require a deposit of a government issued ID (driver’s license, national ID card) per person. For groups: Over half the group are required to have ID. For school or tour groups: The leader or person in charge will produce ID and will be fully responsible for all bikes. They will receive their ID back when all bikes are returned to Phoenix Park Bikes in the same condition as they left.

You can prebook your bikes up to 24 hours in advance. You cannot book bikes that are to be rented on the same day as booking. This does not mean that bikes are fully booked. If unsure please phone to make sure +353 1 6798290.

We have Carriages available for 1yr to 4yrs approx (depends on size and height. 1.1m is max height. Infant needs to be able to sit up on their own) We have Tag A long’s which attach to adults bike. These are suitable for age 5+ who cannot cycle on their own. We have 20′ and 24′ bikes leading up to small adult bikes for the young teens.

WE DON’T DO BABY SEATS.

Helmets are included Free of Charge in the price of Bike Rental. Under 18’s are required to wear a helmet within the Park

It's Ireland.... Dress for the weather. We do have ponchos that can be purchased at an extra cost and some bikes with fenders for rainy days. Also, try to wear sensible shoes.

No, you pay at the start before you receive your bike. We have prices for 1 hour, 3 hours or Full day. If you go over your allocated time, you can pay the balance on return to Phoenix Park Bikes.

There is a minimum rental time of 1 hour. We charge €6 for up to one hour. €10 for anything up to 3 hours. €15 for Full day (or anything over 3 hours). We offer special discounted rates for PRE-BOOKED groups of 14+ people.

We rent bikes up until one hour before our closing time.

HOURS: 

  • Summer Mon - Fri: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Summer Sat - Sun: 09:00 to 20:00
  • Winter Mom - Fri: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Winter Sat - Sun: 09:00 to 17:00

 

Please Note that our opening hours change seasonally as the days grow shorter or longer.

Our current opening hours are Winter: 10am – 17.00  |   Summer: 10am – 18.00 (Weekends: 9am – 19.00)

The transition time between winter & summer hours and vice versa can differ depending on weather and Bike rental demand on any given day.

Always ask within what our closing times are today.

 

During summer season it is definitely advisable to prebook to save disappointment especially at weekends. It’s always advisable to prebook baby Carriages, Tag A long’s, tandems & electric bikes especially during busy season but also during Winter season. Some days can be busier than others

If you know the date and time of your arrival and have a group of 14 or more you are advised to prebook. We have a special rate for pre-booked groups of 14+ people. You HAVE to be pre-booked to avail of this offer.

Our response to this question is.. How fast do you cycle?

You can spend anything up to a full day in the Park.

It is 1750 acres in size (equivalent to 1750 football fields), over twice the size of Central Park, New York

The main street, Chesterfield Avenue stretches through the middle of the park and is approx 4.5 km in length. If you cycled to the end and back you would have cycled 9 km. to do the outer circle around the park is 11km. This is without even getting into the centre of the park in search of the wild deer!

At Phoenix Park Bikes we provide maps free of charge and will also answer your questions and help point you in the right direction.

The Park itself is home to the Irish President and also up to 500 wild Fallow Deer.

There are plenty of historical buildings sitting on acres of land, some buildings have guided tours available (including Aras an Uachtarain – House of the Irish President).

There are Cafes (award winning) & Tearooms with home baked foods and the availability to eat el fresco.

Plenty of areas within the park to have family picnics (Strictly No BBQ’s), Playgounds, Markets, Dublin Zoo and so much more….

Yes there are guided tours available either by Bike or by Segway.

They can be for 1 hour to 3 hours. They can include tea / coffee & scone or lunch option.

Get in touch with Phoenix Park Bikes if you would like to know more.

No you can’t bring bikes into Dublin Zoo.

The Zoo is a 5 minute walk away from us. If you want to do bike rental and visit the zoo, our advice would be to rent a bike before or after your visit to the zoo. We don’t advise leaving bikes locked outside the zoo. Bike thievery is a big business in Dublin especially tourist area’s and remember.. You are fully responsible for the bike until it is returned to Phoenix Park Bikes and you have received your deposit back.

Absolutely not! Have your bike in view at all times. You never know when a bike thief is about. Bike thievery is a big business in Dublin especially tourist area’s. Remember – You are fully responsible for the bike until it is returned to Phoenix Park Bikes and you have received your deposit back.

If a bike gets stolen or is damaged due to misuse the customer is liable for costs of up to €450 depending on the damage and cost of repair.

GUIDED TOUR

& BIKE RENTAL

GUIDED TOUR

WITH LUNCH

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BIKE RENTAL & TOURS

Contact us for general questions and queries call us on the number below or email us.

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