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Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours

Great Taste Trail Weekender Leisure

2 Days 2 Nights Self-Guided 52 – 80 km


You will be met by the Nelson Cycle Hire Team, fitted to your cycle & issued accessories, your Route instructions & Maps and be briefed. Start at Nelson Airport Cycle to your B&B (10 minutes approx) or if you prefer we can deliver to your B&B (optional extra)
Depending on your arrival time, opportunity to explore Nelson, try one of Nelson’s great restaurants.

Day One

  • Cycling on the Great Taste Trail, (starts outside your B&B)
  • Cycle through to Mapua (maximum 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 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)
  • Or Stay and Explore around Mapua
  • Cycle back to Nelson (26 km)

NB: Flexible package – You can choose to stay at your Nelson B&B either at the beginning or end of your cycle ride

  • Price per person incl GST and choice of Optional Extras:
  • Basic Tour Price : $390
  • Tour Including cyclist transfer from Mapua back to Nelson: $440
  • Tour Including luggage transfers and cyclist transfer from Mapua $500


Courtesy Coach and transport services Arrange Now
Customise your tour - to budget, group size, time or fitness level. Ask How
Nelson Enjoy Craft Beers, Boutique Wines or Kayak the Abel Tasman. Nelson add-ons
For Kids We have Kids' bikes, trailers, buggies and seats. Family Options
Cycle & E-bike hire / cycle rentals - cycle hire options. Bike Hire Only
Qualmark Rated Activity, Sustainable Tourism COVID Safe