Plan your stay - Bike Hire / Tours / Transport

Biking Nelson

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.

+64 800 224 532
YHA, 59 Rutherford St, Nelson

Cycle Journeys

The South Island is home to some of the best Great Rides in New Zealand, and  this includes the Great Taste Trail. Come and explore the trail with our support and friendly advice. From bike hire to daily luggage transfers, shuttles to accommodation bookings, we can do everything to provide you an unforgettable self guided cycling experience.

Great Memories - No Worries

0800 22 44 75
117 St Vincent Street, Nelson

Destination Tasman

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.

Motueka, Tasman, New Zealand.

Gravity Nelson

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
- Guiding
- Coaching (private and groups)
- Rentals - Santa Cruz, Evil and Mondraker E-Bikes
- Shuttles and transfers
- Workshop and riding supplies
- Bike sales

Online store Gravity Nelson

We are also the organizers of the Coppermine Race (

+64 3 545 8484
140 Bridge St. Nelson, 7010

Great Rides App

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.

App Store or Play Store

Kiwi Journeys

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.

Specialising in

  • Itinerary planning & booking service
  • Independent & and guided tours
  • Luggage transfers
  • Accommodation & activity bookings
  • Transport
  • On Trail support
  • One way hires
  • Mapua Ferry service.
0800 292 538
37 - 39 Halifax Street East, Millers Acre Centre, Nelson; Mapua Wharf; Kaiteriteri

Nelson Cycle Hire

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.

+64 3 539 4193
HNZ Building, Nelson Airport, Nelson, 7011

The Gentle Cycling Company

Cycling the Great Taste Trail? We provide bike hire, shuttle, maps, itinerary planning, tours, accommodation bookings and a sunny Nelson welcome.

+64 800 932 453
411 Nayland Road, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

Tuatara Tours NZ Ltd

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.

0800 377 378
148 Victoria Street, Christchurch

Village Cycles

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!

+64 3 544 7166
301 Queen Street, Richmond

Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Tours

We are a local company, with a passion for cycling. We specialise in premium multi-day tours along Tasman’s Great Taste Trail. We provide high-quality trail bikes and e-bikes for comfortable cycling on the trail. For gravel enthusiasts, we can also provide gravel bikes to help you explore the cycle trail as well as the local gravel routes. 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 are travelling with your own bike, we can also offer luggage, people and bike transfers as well as secure car parking. You decide, we provide.

Our formula is simple: Local People + Local Knowledge = Great Experiences

+64 3 543 2245
72 Aranui Road, Mapua, Nelson, New Zealand