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The Great Taste Cycle Trail in New Zealand

The Great Taste Trail is one of the Great Bike Rides of New Zealand. Commencing in Nelson the 175km cycle trail follows a route with magnificent coastal views of Waimea Estuary, the Tasman Bay and the peaks of Mt Owen, the Crusaders and Mt Arthur in the rugged Western Ranges.

Whilst cycling around Waimea Estuary, look out for the many migratory birds in the area including the royal spoonbill, white heron, bar-tailed godwit, Australasian bittern and little egret. At Mapua there are many small artisan shops to browse, as well as excellent small cafes and restaurants. The route takes you through many small wineries, past Abel Tasman National Park, and along a long abandoned railway track.

3 Day Great Taste Trail with Backroad Supported Bike Adventure
3 Day Great Taste Trail with Backroad Supported Bike Adventure
South Island
NZ$685.00 to NZ$1,000.00 per person
From Nelson, this 3 Day Great Taste Trail with Backroad Bike Adventure cycling tour in New Zealand gives you a real taste of the region. The ...
5 Day Great Taste Supported Bike Tour
5 Day Great Taste Supported Bike Tour
South Island
NZ$1,445.00 to NZ$1,850.00 per person
The Great Taste Trail in Tasman offers a chance to explore both coast and countryside. Our local knowledge and personal experiences of cycling in the...
6 Day Nelson Bike, Hike, and Sail
6 Day Nelson Bike, Hike, and Sail
South Island
NZ$2,395.00
Explore the Great Taste Cycle trail and visit the local wineries, breweries, craft outlets and unique museums in the area, while staying in some amaz...