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Nelson Cycle Hire- Friendly, Affordable, Fun Cycling on the Great Taste Trail

Kia ora – Welcome to our unique friendly Nelson based cycle company. Hire a bike from our specialist staff and you will be grinning all day long. We can tailor make any trip to suit you, plus recommend lots of day adventures with optional pick-ups.

We are passionate about our beautiful region and sharing it with you, so don’t wait. BOOK WITH OUR TEAM NOW!.

Nelson Cycle Hire and the Tasman Great Taste Trail

We make it easy for you to cycle the Great Taste Trail with our:

  • Convenient location – Fly in Fly out at Nelson Airport, walk 150m to pick up your bike and access the Great Taste Trail (GTT) right there at the airport (within 400m).
  • Our range of comfortable hybrid bikes and Ebikes and family friendly options down to 20″ kids bikes, trailers and infant seats, means the whole family at all levels of experience can ride the Tasman Great Taste Trail, a  New Zealand Cycle Trails Great Ride. Nelson Cycle Hire is an official partner of the Tasman Great Taste Trail.
  • Tours arranged for groups or solos

  • 10 years’ experience of operating on the Great Taste Trail and the in-depth knowledge that we share with you on our guided and self- guided routes, including maps.
  • Cycle Hire – explore our options with Ebike and Comfort Trail Bike hire.
  • Bike Delivery and pick up service to your accommodation.
  • Friendly helpful service and, because we are a small family business, we are able to be flexible to best meet your needs
  • Day Excursions for Family Groups, Social Clubs, Business Houses and Team Building – ask about our options.

Recent news

New Hybrid Vehicle

08 May 2023

Our commitment to our environment took a big leap forward recently with the replacement of one of our diesel vehicles by a new plug in hybrid electric vehicle.

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Summer 2022/2023 Collages

05 May 2023

View some great memories from the 2022/23 summer season.

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Maintenance on the trail

25 Apr 2023

Helping out with maintenance on Tasmans Great Taste Trail

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Nelson Bike Hub Connection

08 Mar 2023

In early 2023, we made a donation of 5 bikes to the Nelson Bike Hub.

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The service that you, Deb, Jim and Buzz provided was excellent

Hi Anita. A brief note to thank you and your team for setting us up well with our ebikes, great ideas for the route and coffee and lunch ( Gravity) and then the pickup. We had a great day and the service that you,Deb, Jim and Buzz provided was excellent Cheers David

David Cullwick
Bike Hire, GTT

The bikes were fabulous

Thanks for a lovely day yesterday – the bikes were fabulous and the weather a bonus. Jim was wonderful and made the whole day seamless. We appreciate your efforts. Cheers

Anne and Mark
Couples, GTT

Thank you both for doing what you do so well

We truly were impressed at the way our trip was managed from enquiry, planning to execution – going well beyond expectations to ensure our visit to Nelson was an experience to remember. Loved JRs wit and humor! Thank you both for doing what you do so well and yes it was a shame we missed Read more “Thank you both for doing what you do so well”

Heather Borland
GTT, One Day Tour

Bikes were fabulous and the whole day seamless

Jim was wonderful and made the whole day seamless. We appreciate your efforts.
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Anne and Mark - March 2018
Couples, GTT, One Day Tour

Superb local knowledge and organisation skills

Thanks for organising a fantastic holiday for us – we have had a great time enjoying the beautiful scenery, good food and good company of friendly people from Nelson.
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Juliet, Rene, Oscar and Alexander
Group, GTT, Multi Day Tour

Great Service and Good Bikes

Hired bike for the day. Convenient location at the airport. Flexible return arrangements. Good rate. Biked to Mapua and return.
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Bike Hire, GTT, One Day Tour

Great intro to the Great Taste Trail with Nelson Cycle hire

We had a great day, and thanks to Anita and John for sorting it all out, really recommended.
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Bike Hire, GTT