Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours

Great Taste Trail Extended Weekender

3 Days 2 Nights Self-Guided 75 km (one night Mapua , one night Kaiteriteri)

Nelson – Mapua – Kaiteriteri

Day one

You will be met by the Nelson Cycle Hire Team, and:

  • Fitted to your cycle, issued accessories, route instructions and maps
  • Start the trail at Nelson Airport, cycle to Mapua on the Great Taste Trail (26km) (approximately 2 hours cycling)
  • On the way visit medal winning wineries, cafes and restaurants, swim at white sand beaches, indulge in scrumptious real berry fruit icecreams, visit glassblowing studio, sample local cheese.
  • Cross from Rabbit island to Mapua on the bike ferry
  • 1 night at a delightful B&B in Mapua

Day Two

Exploring The wonderful Moutere
Explore the wonderful taste and culture of the scenic Moutere,

  • visit medal winning wineries, restaurants,
  • check out some of the regions abundant art studios,
  • eat lunch at NZ oldest pub or a vineyard restaurant, or have a picnic in
  • Check out the regions history, (Somerset Cottage
  • indulge in the freshest picked fruits from roadside stands
  • At Riwaka enjoy a fresh berry icecream with a fresh cherry on top, or a great home made pie and a beer tasting from the Hop Federation. Enter Kaiteriteri on the Easy Rider mountain bike trail set in beautiful bush (easy grade).
  • Tonight you stay at a B&B eco lodge in a beautiful bush setting

Day Three

No cycling today unless you choose.  Plan a leisurely swim at Kaiteriteri’s inviting golden sand beach or go kayaking off the beach or do it as part of a cruise. (Optional activity)

From here you will be transported back to Nelson at a time that suits you.

Price per person incl GST and choice of Optional Extras:

  • Basic Tour Price including luggage transfers: $545
  • Tour Incl cyclist transfers from Kaiteriteri back to Nelson: $665

Minimum 2 persons, Share Twin

Optional extras:

  • Kayak Seals and Cruise – Guided kayak, cruise and 1.5 hr walk on famous Abel Tasman track. Best of the best! $139 per person optional extra.   read more….
  • Discoverer Day – cruise and walk –on famous Abel Tasman track. Read more….. $76 per person optional extra


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