HYBRID E-bikes - we get you out there. Designed in New Zealand for New Zealand conditions, whether commuting to work, trail riding or winery touring you can rest assured HYBRID bikes are fast and nimble on flat city streets AND far superior to similar e-bikes on hills where performance is critical.
Situated on Monaco Peninsula with spectacular views of the Able Tasman and Waimea Estuary. The Garden Courtyard provides a unique family friendly setting with plenty of seating, a giant chess set and beautiful grounds, including it's own orchard. Live music plays every Thursday and Friday night. Sunday afternoon includes live music and a bouncy castle for the kids.
The perfect place to relax with friends, share a great meal or book in for a special occasion. Stay for a night or a week and feel yourself unwind.
Biking Nelson is a guided cycle ride and cycle hire business that has over 20 years combined experience in all of the disciplines that make up this sport. We cater for all ages, skills and abilities. From nice cruisey beginners trails to more advanced tracks in Nelson.
Cafe style food and great tasting Sublime coffee to takeaway in the heart of Riwaka. Home to the award winning pie in the Cafe Boutique section of the Bakels pie competition 2016.
Voted Best Bar in New Zealand and Best Bar in Nelson for 2012. Serving 17 different craft beers and ciders in a homely traditional kiwi villa. Park up in our massive bike rack, order your takeaway from next door and enjoy with a beer in the Nelson sun – what could be better?
Helibike Nelson is a small Nelson based company who love to take people on adventurous mountain bike rides in and around the top of the South.
Our driving force is the reward that comes from the huge grin we see on your face at the end of the day, knowing we have taken you on a ride that has not only left a mark on your soul but will be a part of your memories forever.
We like to create a relaxed, fun atmosphere in our groups that feels like a group of mates on holiday. Our trips are led by our experienced professional guides who each bring their own unique personality, and who strive to understand and meet your needs. We keep our groups small enough to make sure that we can offer the best of ourselves and pay attention to the little things that make a difference.
We are dedicated to your enjoyment and safety, so whilst you get on with having the best ride of your life, we take care of the logistics, health and safety requirements and ensure you get home safe and sound.
We know our rides and destinations intimately. Where we take you, how we get there, and the interactions you have with our people and the environment are all extremely important to us to get right for you. We have chosen and developed a range of rides and adventures, each unrivalled and unique in its character, just like the riders we take there.
Nelson's Tahuna Beach Holiday Park is a Kiwi Holiday Park and the ideal location for your kiwi holiday - situated five minutes ride from Nelson and on the link track to Tasman's Great Taste Trail. Whether you're here to ride the cycle trails or just relax Tahuna Beach Holiday Park has the most comprehensive range of accommodation from camping sites and cabins to studios and motel units.
Famous for it's Golden Sand beach and blue-green water, Kaiteriteri offers a well appointed Camp ground with Cabins, General Store, Restaurant and our Mountain Bike Park. Activities include Kayaking, Water Taxi tours to Abel Tasman National Park, walking tracks and Mini Golf. We are at the Northern end of the Great Taste Trail.
Friendly, affordable accommodation. Sheltered powered and tent sites. Cabins, studio and 2 bed motel units. Wi-Fi and bike hire. Fully equipped kitchen, organic herb and vegetable garden, BBQ, TV lounge, (warm and cosy in winter), swimming pool and playground. Situated on SH60, 2kms south of Motueka. Adjacent to Moutere Inlet and new Tasman's Great Taste Trail cycle way.
Nelson CBD’s craft beer bar with tons of bike parking and social seating to discuss the epic ride just completed. Close to all the best MTB trails and cycle tracks in Nelson and unofficial clubrooms to a good number of bike clubs and groups locally.
New Zealand Cafe of the Year 2013-2014, the iconic Jester House café is your perfect lunch or coffee destination. With tame eels to feed and an art filled garden it’s an experience not to be missed.
B&B accommodation is available in the giant Boot.
Secure bike parking.
Pic's Peanut Butter is an all natural, nothing added, just great tasting spread. In fact, Kiwi's love it so much it is New Zealand's best loved Peanut Butter.
If you want to see why, come visit us in sunny Nelson, where you can see the process from the very start to the very end. We offer factory tours Monday - Friday, though we're pretty popular so make sure you book in ahead of time on our website (www.picspeanutbutter.com.nz).
You can watch our team expertly roast and squish the Australian peanuts - adding a sprinkle of salt to the salted varieties - then fill, seal and label the jars before sending them on their way to shops for you lovely people to take home!
If you've left it to the very last minute and we are fully booked, don't forget you can still call in to the Pic's Factory & Shop where we will be more than happy to supply you with a couple of samples from our delicious product range and tell you our wonderful story! Find us at 18 Elms Street, Nelson, 7011.
The Wakefield Hotel was originally built in 1867 and offers a fantastic restaurant dining experience as well as a full bar snack menu available daily. The Wakefield Hotel has also recently undergone extensive upgrades and redesign of the hotel, gaming room, bar and bedrooms - now boasting double rooms with or without ensuite as well as twin shares and family rooms.
Rob - the Wakefield Hotel's friendly onsite manager, offers a full continental Bed & Breakfast service as well as organising packed lunches for day tripping guests who wish to explore some of Wakefield's hidden treasures.
Getting to and from the Nelson/Tasman cycle trails is only a short domestic flight away from the main centres and with the 4th busiest Airport in New Zealand, Nelson has plenty of flights every day to get you here whenever you want, so whats keeping you? Hire your bike at the airport and cycle away on your choice of the many guided or supported options or just do your own thing. We can't wait to see you!
The Villa is a popular European style café in the heart of Wakefield village set amongst beautiful rose gardens.
The Villa, owned and operated by local couple Marleen Mandok and Michael Meissner- is renowned for its friendly service and warm and inviting atmosphere. It’s the perfect place to take a break on your cycle journey.
The award-winning café serves great coffee and has an extensive cabinet full of freshly baked homemade goodies with a full a la carte menu.
Getting out and having fun on the cycle trails is easy with Nelson Cycle Hire. We can supply you with super-comfortable trail bikes that make cycling a breeze and we have a range of 2 and 3 day self-guided tour packages. We are at Nelson airport right next to the cycle trail and can provide pick up and delivery service for you, your luggage and the bikes.
A genuine kiwi tavern awaits visitors who may have just completed the Great Taste Trail at Richmond. Good fish and chips from next door and a cold craft beer enjoyed alongside the friendly local regulars.
Set in delightful cottage gardens overlooking the Waimea Inlet in Nelson on the Monaco Peninsula, Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is a unique boutique property offering superb accommodation. Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, gymnasium, and onsite businesses – Paul Harris Jewellers, About Beauty with three treatment rooms, and Point Six Hair salon.
Built from bricks and timber recycled from the Nelson Wharf, this waterfront hotel combines traditional English village style with modern comforts, it will appeal to travellers seeking an elegant and private escape in extensive gardens.
The hotel provides 70 elegant and spacious rooms, suites, cottages and terrace houses. The self-contained cottages are charming, each beautifully furnished and featuring French doors opening onto the Village Green, the stream or a private courtyard. Family accommodation is available.
The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is home to The Monaco Kitchen restaurant where you can enjoy fine local and international cuisine in relaxed and contemporary surroundings as you admire the views from within the restaurant or in the surrounding courtyard.
The hotel makes the ideal base from which to explore the diverse Nelson Tasman region – there are golf courses, wineries, cycle-ways and art galleries aplenty. An array of thrilling experiences can be arranged including a private heli-charter, wine tours, horse riding, quad biking, skydiving or a cruise in the Abel Tasman National Park.
Stylishly different accommodation. City chic meets country style in these designer, boutique holiday homes and glamorous camping site on a 2ha farm close to Mapua.
Copper Gate is a beautifully appointed 4 bdrm/2 bthrm eco-house that can be hired as 1, 3 or 4 bdrm (but you have exclusive use of the building). The Paris Suite at Copper Gate is an ideal option for a honeymoon couple and commands a stunning view to the farm and sea/mountains beyond; 3 bdrm Corru Gate is themed around art and rural culture; Kissing Gate glamping has lovingly restored retro caravans - Pearl the lounge and Ruby the sumptuous boudoir - with a luxury bathroom/kitchen/dining room nestled in a glade beside a pond with outdoor bath and quirky art.
Set in cycling heaven, The Gates has ample room for cycles – or you could hire our electric or standard bikes. It’s a 10 minute ride to Mapua seaside village with its cafes, artisans and tranquil inlet.
Beautiful self catering or catered cottage situated in a half acre garden filled with roses, peonies, lavenders, fruit trees, large vegetable garden and abundant bird life. The cottage has its own entrance and drive well seperated from the house for privacy. Conveniently located 200m away from The Great Taste Cycle Trail for both cycling and walking.
Park up and relax at The Apple Shed Cafe. Located on the historic Mapua Wharf, cyclists can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Waimea Estuary.
A stunning place to experience local seafood, locally roasted coffee, Nelson wines, and warm hospitality.
We invite you to join us on The Great Taste Trail!
The fire's roaring, the atmosphere's relaxed, the hostel's family run, it’s warm, spacious & homely. Just like your favourite café – great kiwi music, friendly & genuine people. A place to remember & come back to. Free & Unlimited Wi-Fi. FREE hot chocolate pudding/ice cream served every night of the year. FREE all you can eat breakfast, May to October. Central but quiet location.
Hop Federation is a boutique craft brewery nestled in the heart of Riwaka, a small village located close to the Abel Tasman National Park. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, apple and cherry orchards as well as local hop growers, the brewery provides
the perfect location for locals and visitors to the region to stop at the tasting room and sample our range of beers. Approx 100mtrs off the main trail, the brewery is open 7 days a week from 11am and all tastings are complimentary.
Gravity Nelson is here to help you have a fantastic time riding the incredible trails of the Nelson region. We are happy to chat with you online, over the phone, or in person to point you in the right direction. We offer high-end Santa Cruz and Evil mountain bike rentals, as well as a fleet of Mondraker Electric MTBs. We also have a full-service workshop if your own bike needs a tweak or a part. We also arrange coaches, guides, shuttles and other services with reliable operators. We support trail builders and clubs in the region through selling memberships & donations. We are your one stop for all the information you need to make you time riding in Nelson simple outstanding. Don't wait, drop in to get the dirt on riding around Nelson.
- Free trail advice and information
- Coaching (private and groups)
- Rentals - Santa Cruz, Evil and Mondraker E-Bikes
- Shuttles and transfers
- Workshop and riding supplies
- Bike sales
We are also the organizers of the Coppermine Race (http://www.coppermine.co.nz/)
The only mobile app designed for the NZ Great Rides and a national partner of the NZ Cycle Trail. Working offline it offers GPS tracking, over 1500+ pages of maps, photos and trail section descriptions. Download it free today.
Just a 10-minute walk from Kaiteriteri Beach, Kimi Ora Eco Resort offers rooms with a balcony and sea views. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and a range of luxury facilities including a spa and wellness centre.
Kimi Ora is a 10-minute drive from Abel Tasman National Park and a 50-minute drive from Golden Bay. Nelson Airport is a 1-hour drive away.
All rooms offer a kitchen or a kitchenette. They feature a dining and lounge area with a satellite flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Some rooms boast a fireplace, a spa bath, air-conditioning or BBQ facilities.
Enjoy a swim in the heated indoor or outdoor pools, or warm up in the hot tubs, steam room or saunas. The games room features a billiards and table tennis table. You can make use of free guest bicycles and mountain bike hire, to explore the famous Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park.
Kimi Ora Restaurant serves vegetarian cuisine. Your free continental buffet breakfast includes cereals, organic cheese and yoghurt, fresh fruit salad, toasts, spreads, nuts, juice and organic tea and coffee.
Just on the outskirts of Nelson and close to beautiful Tahunanui beach. You can kick back and relax on the huge veranda and watch the action on the sports fields opposite. Only a few hundred metres off the cycle route from Nelson to start of the Great Taste Trail.
Your destination is our pleasure! We can transport you and your group, with bikes, to any destination in the top of the South. We offer budget-friendly group fares and you can ride-share so it is easily affordable for each member.
Tasman View Accommodation is a unique property offering stylish boutique accommodation, situated on a private farmland setting, directly on the Tasman Great Taste Cycle Trail. Established on the ridge separating the Moutere Valley from the coastal Mariri area, it offers 360° panoramic mountain and sea views.
We offer the option of 3 self-contained attached double units, each with a separate external entrance. Unpack your bags and make yourself at home in our gorgeous retreat. It is great for couples, small groups or families looking for a relaxing time away from it all. You can enjoy a picnic by one of our natural ponds, a stroll around our 8.6ha farmlands or relax on our private guest outdoor deck whilst taking in the breath-taking views of the region.
Our cabin is situated 1.5 km from Wakefield Village, the Great Taste Trail goes past our property via the main road or river access. The accommodation sleeps four comfortably, has a fridge, microwave, toaster and tea and coffee making facilities. The BBQ is also a great oven. There is access to a shower and a flushing toilet. All linen and towels are provided. We also provide free E-Bike charging and a freezer to re-freeze your chilli bricks.
There is access through the property to the river and swimming holes, it is a short stroll along the Great Taste Trail to the village which has everything you need to make your stay perfect.
At Toad Hall we aim to use the healthiest and freshest produce we can. Our cafe prides itself on creating clean, healthy food to nourish not only the people eating them, but the community that grew, caught and harvested them. We have a diverse blackboard menu, as well as a variety of salads and cabinet options available. We also have the Toad Hall Juicery using the freshest, healthiest local fruit and veges to make you the most delicious nutrient rich drinks you will find anywhere.
Cheese shop featuring local cheese from the top of the South Island. Drinks, cheese and lunch packs available. On-site of Eden's Edge Lodge.
Just off the golden sands of Kaiteriteri Beach with a 15 minute walk to waters edge, Bethany Park is located beside the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park in the fabulous Tasman Bay. Bethany Park has many accommodation options and caters for all group sizes. Hop on your bike and explore all that the bike park has to offer from our front gate.
Supreme Winner Best Restaurant Nelson/Tasman Aronui DineOut Awards 2014 Presented by WildTomato.
An authentic Japanese restaurant offering an array of delicious choices, using the freshest local seafood and highest quality local produce, from the sushi and sashimi bar, the teppanyaki or the a la carte menu.
At the sushi and sashimi bar you can watch your chef prepare your meal using only the freshest ingredients. Enjoy the entertainment of the teppanyaki grill where you are almost part of the cooking experience. Or for a quieter meal choose to dine from the a la carte menu and enjoy traditional flavours and service.
6pm - late, Tuesday to Saturday.
Situated in the beautiful Motueka valley with a stunning mountain backdrop, Tapawera is the gateway to the Kahurangi National Park including Mt Arthur ranges & Mt Owen as featured in Lord of the Rings. Its a wonderful place to come year round and enjoy the best of what New Zealand’s countryside has to offer with alpine Nelson Lakes NP at one end of the valley and Kaiteriteri beaches and the Abel Tasman NP at the other. Check out our ‘Explore Tapawera’ map for things to do, places to stay and where to visit including cycling through Spooners Tunnel, the longest cycle trail tunnel in the country. Our local BGAC country show is on December 9th, a lovely rural village event for all the family. Come and enjoy!
New studio/apartment/house in the heart of Mapua and the Cycle Trail. Modern design and interiors, self-contained, espansive decking, underfloor heating for winter warmth and cycle lock-up. 2 to 4 minutes walk to shops, cafes and the wharf.
We welcome you to stay in our cute little farm cottage here at Cherry Homestead, an old tobacco farm converted into an organic small scale orchard.
The cottage is privately situated on the property and overlooking the farm and the Kahurangi mountains. The cottage is newly renovated and sleeps up to 5 people with 3 people in the little sleep out.
With the Great Taste Trail on our doorstep, it's the perfect stop to rest those tired legs. Offering a fully self-contained cottage, including private deck with BBQ, stunning view, optional breakfast, on-site craft studio, we hope to make your stay an unforgettable one.
A multi-award winning craft beer brewery located in the heart of the Nelson/Tasman region. We are a working brewery and sell beer and cider from the brewery shop Tuesday – Saturday. Champion Brewery Runner-Up at the 2012 NZ Beer Awards. Real natural, real drinkable craft beers and ciders.
Open 7 days from 6:30 am. Brewery tours 11.00 am and 2.00 pm Mon-Sat, free tastings of beers and ciders at any time if you can't make one of the tours (bookings taken at other times for groups of 10 or more subject to staff availability). All day breakfast from 8am, woodfired pizzas and amazing burgers, great coffee, live music Sat and Sun afternoons, beer garden, bike parking, child friendly, Sat Market, free wi-fi, growler and rigger fills.
Great food from land and sea – come and enjoy our seaside restaurant and bar right on the wharf at Mapua. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, come in and enjoy some great food and service with million dollar views in paradise. Enjoy the beautiful Mapua Wharf.
Simply Wild Journeys are the experts in private bespoke luxury travel & adventure experiences in Nelson, New Zealand.There’s nowhere else in the world where you’ll find, within a short distance, three spectacular National parks, glistening golden sand beaches and turquoise crystal clear waters, alongside alpine meadows and snowy mountain ranges. Enjoy all year in a climate that rivals the Mediterranean.
South Island Cycle Tour is a fully supported four day tour, through the remote South Island high country. Cycle on quiet country roads, meet a local farmer and stay in unique accommodation each night. Hear the wonderful historical information, from your local guide enjoy great meals and comfortable beds.
Tasman Great Taste Cycle Tour is a five day supported cycle tour, discover the very top of the South Island, Golden Bay, Takaka, stay in coastal accommodation, enjoy two boat rides, cycle on quiet roads and the new Nelson Great Taste Cycle Trail, includes local walks and salmon fishing, a wilderness nature and cycling adventure.
The Greens motel is nestled amongst the trees at the end of a quite cul-de-sac. No traffic noise at night and only two minutes from Nelson airport. Great views of planes landing from your private balcony. Airport closed in the evening so the best of both worlds close to airport without the noise.
We boast a wonderful outlook over the Golf Course, Tasman Bay and to the Mt Arthur Ranges beyond. You'll love relaxing on your balcony taking in the views. Enjoy Nelsons mild climate conditions. With New Zealand most sunshine hours city, Nelson is a great place to visit. Just a short 10 minute drive away from the central city and 15 minutes from Richmond mall for the shopping traveller.
Sitting next to Nelson Golf course and a children’s play ground at the end of the driveway. Greens motel is the perfect location for every traveller. We offer great corporate rates for the business traveller. Golf Packages can be tailored to from the devoted player to the amateurs. Couples to Families. Long stays also offered if required. We welcome every traveller and our friendly staff are more than happy to help.
Our accommodation includes your choice of studios, one or Two bedroom units with kitchen amenities in every unit.
Book in advance – we’re a popular destination, so phone or email us with your requirements and details and we’ll do the hard work for you. We offer a FREE booking service for accommodation, activities, transport and ferries and we know the special places which will help make your visit memorable.
Riverside Café is a beautiful & tranquil café offering the perfect rest stop in all seasons. It is located right next to the Cycle Trail in the historical Riverside Community, established 1941. Awesome coffee, freshly baked cakes, and a lunch menu which includes wild meats, Tasman Specialities, and produce from our organic gardens.
Unique cacti and bonsai garden, amazing kids playground, indoor, covered verandah and garden seating, beautiful mountain views and just across the lawn Che Vincent's Art Gallery.
Open 7 days a week from 9.30am until 4.30pm. Closed for two months in winter (please check on our website).
We are the closest Holiday Park to Nelson City and within walking distance to shops, supermarket & cafes. We offer a range of quality affordable accommodation – studio & 1 bedroom motels, cabins & sites. Communal kitchen with outdoor BBQ area - great for group gatherings. Qualmark rated 4 star plus.
Java Hut is a funky coffee bar, serving seriously good coffee, sweet treats, cold drinks and ice blocks. Try our Swallow Coffee, locally roasted by Sublime and relax outside in one of our deck chairs.
Relax in park like setting amongst mature trees & native birds. Walking distance to town for cafes, shops & supermarket. A range of quality affordable accommodation from cabins through to studio, one, two & 3 bedroom motels. Bike & luggage storage available. Full ticketing service for local attractions.
We are both privileged and excited to be heading into our 2nd summer season as owners of The Boutique Bed and Breakfast “ACCENT HOUSE” in beautiful Mapua. We look forward to welcoming guests to Accent House which is set in an acre and a half of park like native landscaped gardens.
JointWorks Studio is a studio making handwoven items, and handmade wooden items.
- Handwoven - scarves, wraps, wall hangings, jackets, tablemats and kneerugs.
- Furniture - small coffee tables, tables, wall units, decorative boxes.
- Commissions - we would love to work with you to create something unique to you, please ask.
- Posting - we are happy to post your purchases home.
Tuatara Tours is an experienced and innovative walking and cycling adventure company, based in the South Island of New Zealand. The vision at Tuatara Tours is to encourage as many people as possible to be involved in fun, adventure and the outdoors.
Rutherford Hotel’s central city location provides a gateway to many of the great cycle ways the region has to offer.
200 mtrs off Great Taste Trail - Choose from Appleby House, three different room types, very spacious and luxurious. Or Rabbit Island Huts, a special Kiwi experience litle bit hotel, little bit glamping and a little bit traditional kiwi camping.
Everything included, luxury linen, WiFi, complimentary speciality breads, condiments, tea and coffee. BBQs, outdoor fires and onsite shop.
We are located just off the busy Motueka High St, an ideal stopping point if you are heading north to Kaiteriteri or the Abel Tasman National Park. Place your bike in the rack and relax in the cool tavern or sun yourself in the open air beer garden. You will feel most welcome in the S&F Motueka while you relax and gear up for the next part of your journey.
Directly on Tasman's Great Taste Trail, our beautiful comfortable and private accommodation is set on 25 acres and 2 minutes walk to the Motueka River. It will leave you recharged and rejuvenated after your day of cycling from Wakefield through to Kaiteriteri. Check our website for recent 5-star reviews from Airbnb and Bookabach.
Oceano Restaurant offers a delicious breakfast menu and an a la carte dinner menu.
Before heading out for the day enjoy a relaxed breakfast soaking up the early morning sun at Oceano Restaurant.
For evening dining, Oceano truly captures the essence of Nelson offering the freshest produce cooked to perfection, offering a seasonal menu specialising exceptionally fresh seafood along with choices of chicken beef and lamb. Plant based, gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options available. The wine list showcases local regional wines which add to the flavour of your evening.
6am - 10am, Monday to Friday
6am - 10.30am, Saturday and Sunday
Dinner: 6pm - late
We are a local company, with a passion for cycling. Our services range from bike hire at Mapua, to bespoke, premium multi day tours along Tasman’s Great Taste Trail. We provide high quality trail bikes for comfortable cycling on trails and roads. For keen road bike enthusiasts, we can also provide full carbon road race bikes. Using our local knowledge and experience, we also offer a range of day tours that not only use the official trail, but also take our guests to hidden gems, off the beaten track. Our unique itineraries, take in wineries, hop gardens, studios and galleries, cafes and restaurants. All of our itineraries can be adapted to suit the specific needs of our guests. We don't amalgamate groups so your itinerary is yours to enjoy at a pace that suits you. If you area travelling with your own bike, we can also offer luggage and bike transfers. You decide, we provide.
Our formula is simple: Local People + Local Knowledge = Great Experiences
Cellar Door, Cafe, Vineyard and accommodation - a special destination beside the Motueka River with picturesque views. A taste of New Zealand life.
Nelson's oldest family-owned winery is home to the internationally renowned Sweet Agnes Late Harvest Riesling and award-winning Sauvignon Blanc. Discover this, along with a range of unique artisan varietals to enhance your Nelson tasting experience. Centrally located, with children's playground.
My Ride Richmond is a locally owned bike shop which offers professional and reliable service with honest advice. We stock great brands including Rocky Mountain, Scott, Avanti, Pro, Shimano, Sram, Maxxis, Muc Off, Cateye, Evoc and heaps more! Our full service workshop is staffed by our pro mechanics who have an outstanding knowledge base and professional attitude towards servicing your bike!
Relax in spacious park like setting. We are a short distance from the Mapua ferry, cafes, bars, restaurants and local galleries. Our accommodation ranges from cabins, chalets to motels. We have a large number of camp sites – powered and non powered.
Your gateway to the Great Taste Trail.
Located near Nelson Airport, at the start/end of this great trail, you can store your car or campervan/motorhome with us while you take on the challenge. Have peace of mind knowing that your vehicle is safely parked in our fully fenced and secure storage yard, while you're enjoying this wonderful trail.
We are just down the road from where the Great Taste Trail crosses Ellis St in Brightwater. Drop in for a coffee and cake, or if you fancy, a cold craft beer. Your last chance to sample S&F craft beer if you are heading west to Wakefield.
With some recent changes to the ownership of Trail Journeys Nelson, we are pleased to advise that the company has re-branded to Kiwi Journeys and has returned to family run, Nelson-based ownership and is now 100% New Zealand owned. Kiwi Journeys offer a premium service for bike hire, independent packages, supported guided tours and transport associated with Tasman's Great Taste Trail. With three convenient rental locations, Nelson (beside the I-site), Mapua Wharf & Kaiteriteri we offer day and multi day adventures you will remember forever. From specifically designed hybrid comfort bikes to mountain bikes and high end E bikes. Our full range of rental equipment is ideal for the whole family.
- Itinerary planning & booking service
- Independent & and guided tours
- Luggage transfers
- Accommodation & activity bookings
- On Trail support
- One way hires
- Mapua Ferry service.
Mapua Ferry, your vital link on Tasman's Great Taste Trail.
The Mapua Ferry provides the only direct link from Rabbit Island to the buzzing community of Mapua, which comes alive with people during the weekends and the holiday seasons.
The Mapua Ferry offers many options for holiday makers and locals alike including scenic tours and bike hire. Reliable daily service in the season from October to April and a weekend service over the off peak winter season. Go here for the ferry timetable.
Established in 1987, Village Cycles is a business built on a genuine passion for cycling - from youngsters on their first bike through to top competitive cyclists. We have an extensive range of top brands for all ages and capabilities and pride ourselves on our knowledge and the services we offer.
Located on Queen Street, near the main traffic lights and less than 500m from the Cycle Trail, you will find Village cycles with its rustic exterior. There is plenty of parking both at the front and rear of the shop.
Village cycles has strong ties to the local cycling community and is the assembly place for a number of bunch rides. There is always a buzz about the place with people coming and going and stuff going on.
We are open 6 days a wekk so come on in and have a look around!
We are situated at the beginning of the Great Taste Trail and we have a bike lock up room. Our motel is close to all local amenities. The fully fenced swimming pool is heated in summer and in the pool area is a large electric barbecue and dining area.
Proper Crisps is all about keeping it simple – producing “truly outstanding” hand made crisps. There are no additives, artificial preservatives, colours or flavours. When you're eating Proper Crisps, you're eating all natural.
Take a break from cycling. Travel with style aboard Wilsons Abel Tasman’s Vista Cruise into the National Park. The Wilson family has been welcoming visitors to the region since 1841 so their team knows how to show you the best of the Park with beach stop, walking, guided sea kayaking and beachfront lodge stay options. Choose from a 2 hour cruise to a 5-day all inclusive holiday staying at our Beachfront Lodges. Our Great Taste Trio combines cycling from Nelson to Kaiteriteri with a journey into Abel Tasman National. We take care of all the details leaving you more time to relax and enjoy the Great Taste Trail and beyond.
Milnes Beatson is committed to providing a comprehensive range of practical accounting services for today's economic environment. We can provide you with valuable information to help you make the right decisions, whether you are a business, an organisation or individual. Milnes Beatson is dedicated to making a difference for our clients by providing advice that's tailored to who you are and where you want to go. Whatever your needs are, we can help find the solutions! Milnes Beatson is proud to be associated with the Cycle Trails Trust, finding solutions to keep the wheels rolling.
Welcome to Trailways Hotel, one of Nelson’s most stylish and contemporary venues. We are centrally located, close to all that is cycle friendly in Nelson and within a few minutes walk of the central shopping precinct, theatres, cultural and sporting attractions, restaurants and cafés, the information centre, and close to the scenic waterfront. Stay in the heart of Nelson city and explore the region, famous for its sunshine, wine, seafood, art and craft, Saturday morning open-air market, its five national parks and abundance of outdoor recreation. Trailways Hotel is right on the Maitai river and many of its rooms open onto the river view. There are 47 air-conditioned rooms consisting of studios, studio spas, spacious suites and interconnecting rooms. We offer plenty of carparking, a swimming pool and wonderfully luxurious beds. Also overlooking the river is our award-winning The Tides Restaurant and Bar, with a popular outdoor terrace to relax on and delicious meals to enjoy. So enjoy a bit of luxury by staying at Trailways Hotel in Nelson.
Cycling the Great Taste Trail? We provide bike hire, shuttle, maps, itinerary planning, tours, accommodation bookings and a sunny Nelson welcome.
Perfectly positioned on the southern entrance to Nelson, Parkside Motel offers 13 modern, spacious, sunny, Qualmark Four Star Plus rated accommodation. Relax in comfort after exploring the readily accessible activities on offer in the Nelson and Tasman districts. 150m from the cycle trail which passes on the other side of Jubilee Park. Just 10 minutes drive from Nelson Airport and 15 minutes from Nelson City’s centre. Sandy beaches, vineyards, craft studios are nearby. Richmond’s business centre with shopping and restaurants are conveniently within walking distance.
All of our quiet units have self-catering facilities and are serviced daily. Choose between spacious studio and standard and executive one bedroom units, some with spa baths, and roomy two bedroom units. Almost all rooms have balconies or patios with views over the swimming pool, the adjoining park and out to the Mt Arthur Range and Kahurangi National Park. Bike stands a guest laundry and barbeque are available for you to use.