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Great Taste Trail Mapua Chillout

3 Days 2 Nights Self-Guided 75 km (two nights Mapua)
Nelson – Mapua – Kaiteriteri

Day one

Nelson to Mapua

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
  • Stay 2 nights at a delightful B&B in Mapua – especially suitable for  those who don’t like to be packing up and moving on every night

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
  • return to your B&B in Mapua

Day Three

Mapua to Kaiteriteri

  • Follow the scenic coastal route on the Great Taste Trail and enjoy great views from Tasman Ridge
  • Lovely lunch restaurants at Motueka
  • At Riwaka a delicious taste experience awaits – enjoy a yummy berry icecream with a fresh cherry on top, or an award winning 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).

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

Price per person incl GST and choice of Optional Extras:

  • Basic Tour Price including transfers from Kaiteriteri to Nelson: $565
  • Tour including luggage transfers $620

Minimum 2 persons, Share Twin

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For Kids We have Kids' bikes, trailers, buggies and seats. Family Options
Cycle & E-bike hire / cycle rentals - cycle hire options. Bike Hire Only
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