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Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours

One Day Tour – Mapua

Mapua one day tour

Mapua Smkhoues 2

Hop on the trail at Nelson Airport, enjoy a leisurely 26 km cycle through to Mapua (about 2 hours excluding stops). Grade 2 easy. Cross from Rabbit Island on cycle ferry to Mapua. We transport you from Mapua back to Nelson.

On the way visit award winning wineries, cafes, restaurants, cheese shop, swim at white sand beaches, visit an art glass blowing studio, indulge in scrumptious real berry ice creams, enjoy beautiful wetlands home to thousands of native and exotic nesting birds. There’s something for everyone.

Includes: Cycle hire, helmet, lock, pump and repair kit, map, return transport to Nelson.

  • Minimum 2 persons
  • Guided option (subject to availability)
  • $40 surcharge for E Bike

Note: During the winter season, May to October, this tour is only available on Saturday and Sunday.


We had a wonderful time!

We had a wonderful time! Got loads of great photos. Thank you for all of your help with everything!

Melissa Gentle
One Day Tour

We had great experience biking

We had great experience biking there at Nelson. You’re Mapua trail were biker friendly. The view is majestic and exciting. One of our best bike ride so far.

Flor
One Day Tour

Thank you both for doing what you do so well

We truly were impressed at the way our trip was managed from enquiry, planning to execution – going well beyond expectations to ensure our visit to Nelson was an experience to remember. Loved JRs wit and humor! Thank you both for doing what you do so well and yes it was a shame we missed Read more “Thank you both for doing what you do so well”

Heather Borland
One Day Tour

We had an enjoyable trip and think that your company provides outstanding service.

Thank you for letting us experience The Great Tunnel Experience with Nelson Cycle Hire. It is much appreciated. We enjoyed our biking trip with your company last Thursday. It helped us to get a close impression of the excellent taste trail (Spooners Tunnel to Nelson), it was a fantastic route, and we enjoy the estuary Read more “We had an enjoyable trip and think that your company provides outstanding service.”

Nelson I-Site
One Day Tour

Great bikes and panniers

Thanks so much for those photos but also so much for  the cycle hire and shuttle service which was much appreciated.
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Jane and Bob and 6 friends!! - April 2018
Group, One Day Tour

Bikes were fabulous and the whole day seamless

Jim was wonderful and made the whole day seamless. We appreciate your efforts.
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Anne and Mark - March 2018
Couples, One Day Tour

Wonderful bike trip on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail

Many thanks Anita, Because of your kindly help and good arrangement, we have a wonderful bike trip on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail.  We do appreciate!

Charlie and Jane
Couples, One Day Tour

Fantastic experience, Fabulous Day Trip

Nelson Cycle Hire provided transport to our location, Hi Viz safety gear and most importantly a very safe and comfortable bike at a most reasonable rate.
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Elma
Couples, One Day Tour

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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Simon
Bike Hire, One Day Tour

Great Location and Friendly Staff

The bikes were super comfortable. Anita gave us an excellent set of trail notes to follow, booked our accommodation, provided a lunch and organised Kayak hire at Kaiteriteri.
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Dagy
Group, One Day Tour
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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
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