Nelson Cycle Hire is open for cycle hire under both level 1 and level 2 conditions. This means we will open on demand, so bookings are essential. We will provide you with a sanitised bike or ebike and for ease of tracking, our QR code is clearly displayed for you. Check out how quickly a simple cycle ride will restore the feel-good factor to you. Rides and smiles go together.

Book online or email us or call on 029 777 0109

Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours

Nelson Cycle hire and e-bike hire

We can provide everything you will need for safe enjoyable trail riding.

Our cycles offer comfort no matter what the terrain. Avanti are our chosen cycle suppliers. They have used years of experience of the Otago Rail Trail to produce the ideal Trail Bike.

These cycles are “bullet proof”, have comfort features for on or easy off road riding including an upright riding position and a soft saddle. They are equipped with front fork suspension, and come in a range of sizes.


  • Front Suspension
  • Kenda Endurance Tyre
  • 21 speed
  • Suspension Comfort Seats
  • Mudguards
  • Side stands
  • Bottle Cages
  • Repair Kits
  • Pumps
  • Combo Lock Cables
  • 30 Litre Paniers (Optional)
  • All cycle hires include an approved Cycle Helmet

E-bike Hire

Hire one of our fabulous e-bikes for only $85 day, saving $14 a day

Please note

Our Avanti Cycles are intended for trail riding on hard top and metal road surfaces, the tyres they are fitted with are designed for those conditions. They are not intended for off road riding as mountain bikes nor should they be used in a salty environment (e.g. below the high tide zone at any beach).  Please read our terms and conditions here.

Contact us for further information or to make a booking

Bike Hire Testimonials

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

We received helpful, friendly advice from John and Anita.

We recently cycled Tasman’s Great Taste Trail. The bikes supplied by
Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours were modern and in very good condition. We
received helpful, friendly advice from John and Anita. Hopefully we will be back some day to ride through Spooner’s Tunnel
which was closed due to the fires. We Read more “We received helpful, friendly advice from John and Anita.”

Barry and Heather

Thanks for storing our gear

Thanks for allowing myself and Alison to store our bags in your storage locker….

Delia - January 2018

The bike was great for the purpose, Very comfortable and smooth gears

I want to say how much I enjoyed my excursion and exertion yesterday.
Read more “The bike was great for the purpose, Very comfortable and smooth gears”

Penny Jane

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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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.
Read more “Great intro to the Great Taste Trail with Nelson Cycle hire”

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