Official Partners Operating at Level 2

The Trust is delighted that many of the businesses associated with the Nelson-Tasman Great Rides - the Great Taste and Coppermine Trails, are getting back to business. We would encourage everyone to "shop local" and help support them as they re-start at level 2. Check the following list for what they offer and their contact details;

HQ Café, Brightwater

Open and operating under Covid-19 Level 2 restrictions. Condensed menu available, can offer dine in or take away options. Kitchen closes 2pm daily but cabinet food available until closing at 4pm.

The Appleshed Kitchen and Bar, Mapua

Open daily from 10am and operating a new winter menu.

The Smokehouse Mapua

Operating a reduced schedule – takeaways only, no deli sales. Closed Monday and Tuesday, open Wed to Sun, with Wed and Thurs 4.30pm to 7pm and Fri to Sun 11am to 7.30pm. They have strict operation protocols in place, with instructions on site and on their FB page.

The Bakery @ Wakefield

Open from 5am, protocols in place, please follow instructions.

Pic’s Peanut Butter World

PB World cafe (PC Eatery) is open with an updated snack menu and plenty of distance between tables - the joy of being a big spot - shop and tours still closed for now.

Jellyfish Restaurant and Bar, Mapua

Back up and running as normal.

Café Rhubarbe, Wakefield

Open and operating as usual apart from a bit more space inside and out.

Ginger Dynamite, Riwaka

Open and operating under Level 2 guidelines.

Toad Hall

Open from 8am daily. We still have a full takeaway service that can be accessed on our website or ph. 03 5286456. Open for evening dining Friday and Saturday nights plus takeaways. All the usual all the cold beers from Townshend Brewery are flowing from our taps.

Java Hut

Open with new hours. Weekdays 7am to 1130am. Weekends 8am-12pm. This may change slightly day to day. Busy, we stay open. Quiet, we close half an hour early.

Check out their Level 2 protocols here;

Jester House

Closed for now. Open for Friday night dinners (only) once in Level 1.

The Villa, Wakefield

Back to normal service and with extra space around tables and contact tracing, can take groups of ten or less. Ph to book 03 541 8531.



Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Tours

Are open for pre-booked day tours and rides. Open for multi-day tours subject to availability of third-party suppliers (accommodation).

The Gentle Cycling Company

Closed until 1 September but taking bookings for after this, check their website

Kiwi Journeys, Nelson and Mapua.

Operating, and offering a discount on bike hire: save 30% when you book online. Includes the full range of bike hire and equipment including e-Bikes. Valid to 1/12/2020. Promo code is: SUPPORTLOCAL

Check their website or for transport enquiries please contact us. 0800 292 538,

Mapua Ferry

Mapua ferry is operating on Winter timetable, Weekends, School and Public Holidays only.

 Mapua Ferry: Save 30% when you book online. Valid to 1/12/2020

Destination Tasman

Operating for shuttle services as well private hire. Ph 021 0876 7992

Nelson Cycle Hire

Open for business and can hire bikes whilst maintaining the Covid-19 Level 2 requirements.

Biking Nelson

Open for business on demand i.e. bookings are essential.  Can operate comfortably in Level 2, bikes are sanitised after use, distances can easily be maintained and we are set up with a register for contact tracing. Ph 03 539 4193 or 029 777 0109, visit

South Islands Tours NZ

Open for business, please get in touch with Lee on ph. 03 314 7220.

Tuatara Tours

Open and taking bookings for the 2020-2021 season and beyond. Ph. 0800 377 378 or email

Simply Wild Journeys

Guided Luxury Adventure” – taking bookings now ph. 0274 457 603

Wilson’s Abel Tasman

Taking bookings with special rates available. Check their FB page for details

Helibike Nelson

Available with Level 2 protocols in place. Please get in touch with Steve on 027 682 6357 or email



Great Rides App

Functioning as normal.

Hybrid E-Bikes

Open and operating.

Village Cycles, Richmond

The doors at Village Cycles are open from Thursday 14 May. Things are a bit different under Level 2 so please follow the guidance from staff. Open 8.30am - 5.30pm Mon-Fri and 9.30am - 12.30pm Sat.

Need a service? Please book a bike drop off online at or call or DM.

My Ride Richmond

Open 8am to 5.30 pm.

Gravity Nelson

Their doors are open again so you can pop in to book your bike for service, or click the Book Now button at the top of any page of our website to book your bike service from the comfort of your home. Mon-Wed & Fri: 8am-6pm / Thurs: 8am-8pm / Sat: 10am-4pm.

Ellis St Auto Repairs, Brightwater


Storage Nelson

Up and running with all services available, including safe and secure storage for vehicles. They also have numerous undercover vehicle storage options, check out the options here;



Sprig and Fern Brewery

Online orders and contactless delivery available. . During Level 2 Sprig & Fern Tavern hours may vary from what is shown on the website - contact your local tavern for more details.

McCashins Brewery Kitchen and Bar

Café & brewery open with protocols in place for Level 2. New hours 7-4pm Mon to Thurs, Fri 7-late. Sat 9-5pm and Sun 9-4pm. McCashins

Seifried Estate

For now, they have decided to stay CLOSED with a plan to re-open in time for the school holidays in early July. In the meantime, you can continue to find their wines online at and have them delivered to your door.

Hop Federation, Riwaka

Tasting room doors are now OPEN  7 days a week. They have daily rigger and bottle sales between 1pm and 5pm.Hop Federation

Dunbar Estates, Ngatimoti

Are available for Click and Collect for pre-arranged orders of wine, olive oil and preserves. Please email or call 027 500 8400 to place an order. The online shop will be launched on shop local Motueka later this week;



Eden’s Edge Lodge and Cheese Shop

Both accommodation and on-site cheese shop are open and operating with Level 2 protocols in place.

The Honest Lawyer, Monaco

Accommodation and restaurant open and takeaway menu also available.

Palms Hotel Nelson

Open for business at Level 2.

The Gates Accommodation, Mapua

Offering multiple options, including special deals in winter, for Kissing Gate glamping, Copper Gate eco-house, Corru Gate cottage, and suites. On 7 acres beside Mapua seaside village with stunning views. Feeder cycle trail to the Great Taste Trail. Check out for more details.

Motueka Top 10 Holiday Park

Open and offering some deals; Kids Stay FREE Queens Birthday weekend, stay 2 nights get your 3rd night FREE, SPA hire FREE for 30 minutes, Funbike hire FREE for 1 hour.

"Book with Confidence Guarantee" available.

Book online or phone reception on 0800 668 835.

Mapua 41 South

Is offering ½ price*, self-contained accommodation for bookings of 2 weeks or more until September. The Blue Studio is available from mid-May and the Orange Apartment is available from the end of June (review pictures at They provide contactless payment, check-in and exit, as well as thorough cleaning prior to check-in.
* conditions apply - please enquire at

Kimi Ora Eco Resort

Accommodation and restaurant are open with limited bookings. Offering specials on spa treatments, look for Day Spa specials on the website. waxing and tinting are available from Wednesday to Sunday. Bookings are essential ph 03 5278027 or email

Bethany Park

Operating, office open 9-5.30pm weekdays and 3-5pm on weekends. To make a booking contact

Nelson City Top 10 Holiday Park

Open and operating.

Greens Motel, Tahunanui

Open and offering accommodation,

Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel

Operating, please book ahead either through the website  or phone us on 0800 500 501.

Accent House, Mapua

Open please make a booking

Tasman Bay Backpackers, Nelson

Open as normal and welcoming guests wanting to stay in sunny Nelson. They have FREE and secure bike storage facilities available for guests while staying.

Appleby House & Rabbit Island Huts, Rabbit Island

Fully open and taking guests, with all precautions and guidelines in place. See details on their website

Parkside Motel, Richmond

Open and operating with Level 2 protocols in place,

Rutherford Hotel

Accommodation available and Oceano Restaurant open. Special winter deals coming up, check their FB page for details

Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve

At Alert Level 2 KRR have opened up their apartments, en-suite cabins & sites for contained campers. The restaurant and all trails in the mountain bike park are also open.

Mapua Leisure Park

Office open 10.30-5pm Mon to Saturday. For bookings either ph 03 540 2666 or email

Wakefield Hotel

Open 3pm Tuesday-Friday and 1pm Saturday/Sunday during level 2.  Restaurant bookings are highly recommended Ph 03 541 8006, check out their FB page for updates

Grand Mecure Nelson

Closed at present. Will post updates on

Trailways, Nelson

All accommodation and restaurant open, contact them at

Canine and Equine Retreat, Wakefield

Accommodation available, please ph. 027 891 1471 or email

Tasman Village Cottage

Fully booked until mid-September but available after that. Please check their website;



Royce McGlashen Pottery, Brightwater

Currently open 7 days a week at Level 2. They have a very wide range of functional tableware and ceramic art works. They can courier parcels locally and throughout New Zealand.

Jointworks Studio, Tasman

Open with lovely new work on display.



Milnes Beatson Accountants, Motueka

Operating normal hours.

CGW Consulting Engineers

Operating normal hours.

Findex, Nelson

Open as normal. Wealth Management, Accounting, Business Advisory, Tax.



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