Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours

Great Taste Trail Weekend Explorer

2 Days 1 Night Self-Guided (56 km)

Day one

  • Be fitted to your cycle & issued accessories
  • Get your Route instructions & Maps
  • Start at Nelson Airport, leisurely cycle through to Mapua (on the cycle trail about 2 hours) 26 km
  • On the way visit medal winning wineries, cafes, restaurants, cheese shop, swim at white sand beaches, visit glass blowing studio, indulge in scrumptious real berry fruit icecreams, swim at a pristine white sand beach, enjoy beautiful wetlands. There’s something for everyone.
  • Cross from Rabbit Island to Mapua on the bike ferry
  • Stay overnight at a delightful B&B in Mapua
  • Dinner – own arrangements

Day Two

  • Explore the scenic Moutere and visit medal winning wineries, lunch at a vineyard restaurant or at the South Island’s oldest pub, check out the regions history and visit some of the abundant art studios, be tempted by the freshest picked fruits from vendor stands on the way. (30 km)
  • Do as much or as little cycling as you choose. You have plenty of time to chill and enjoy the wonderful taste and culture of the Nelson/Tasman region before you are transported back to Nelson from Mapua

Price per person incl GST and choice of Optional Extras:

  • Basic Tour Price : $280
  • Including cyclist transfer from Mapua to Nelson: $325
  • Including luggage transfers and cyclist transfer from Mapua $375


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