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1 Day Nelson City to Mapua Guided Bike Tour

Distance: 32kms

Days
1

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$399

South Island
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Overview

Explore the breath-taking views and experience Tasman’s Great Taste Trail through our Nelson city to Mapua guided bike tour. This wonderful cycling journey is perfect for anyone with moderate fitness level. The easy ride lets you enjoy the famous craft breweries, renowned wineries and the World of Wearable Art museum.

You will be accompanied by your guide all throughout the tour starting from the meet-up at our depot around 9:00am, where you will be fitted to your bikes and briefed of the things you will expect in this ride. Kiwi Journeys will cater to any interests and activities you wish, so take this opportunity and let us help you customise it however you like. We can stop by at any of the wineries and restaurants on the trail. Spend time at any of the Brewery tours, Classic Car Museum, and ‘World of Wearable Art’ (WOW). Your guide will be there to give you tips, however we’ll listen to make sure you enjoy this trip.

Take the relaxing ride as you discover the Great Taste Trail markers out of Nelson City. You will be pedalling through the old Railway Reserve Cycle Path on your way to Richmond. This grade one (easy) ride is designed to let you immerse at the picturesque sceneries while cycling. Stop by and enjoy the craft beer and food at Stoke or Eddyline Brewery then head to the coastal path where you get a chance to sample the renowned wines at Te-Mania and Seyfried Wineries – known to be the largest and oldest winery in Nelson. We encourage you to take your lunch at the popular ‘Grape Escape Café.’

After a sumptuous lunch, head out to the fertile farmland and coastal boardwalks of the Waimea Estuary, cycle and witness the variety of significant bird species such as the white Heron. Cross the magnificent Waimea Swing Bridge. The ten-kilometres stretch to Mapua Ferry landing will lead you to the photo-worthy white sand beaches of Rabbit Island. Then have a quick trip across the channel on the Mapua Ferry landing to the Mapua Wharf where you witness the lively atmosphere as you stroll the surrounding galleries and shops. There are cafes and restaurants in the area or you may choose to spend the rest of your day at the Golden Bear Brewery boutique while waiting for the shuttle to transport you back to Nelson City or your accommodation around 6:00pm.

This guided tour is set-up to allow anyone to enjoy and have a relaxing ride while discovering the scenic places. Reach out to your guide so you can tailor your trip, and make use of your ample time in every location you visit along the trail. You will have a satisfying experience sampling different food and drinks while trying out different activities in this tour.

Wanting to feel extra? Let us help you indulge as we recommend an upgrade to one of our high-end pedal E-bikes. Treat yourself once in a while and have lots of fun embarking this trip.

Nelson City to Mapua Guided Bike Tour

Nelson City to Mapua Guided Bike Tour

Nelson City to Mapua Guided Bike Tour

Nelson City to Mapua Guided Bike Tour

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