Self-guided and supported cycle tours on Nelson’s Great Taste Trail and the West Coast Wilderness Trail.
We offer everything you need to enjoy these memorable ‘Great Rides’ including the regions largest range of quality ‘Bosch’ e-Bikes, trail bikes, mountain bikes, tandems and family equipment.
We have four convenient locations including Nelson City, Mapua Wharf, Kaiteriteri and Hokitika (West Coast).
Our services include the Mapua Ferry, transport, luggage transfers, accommodation, support, personal advice and insider tips.
Great Taste Trail, Nelson
The Great Taste Trail (175 kms) is made up of three stunning sections which are all very different, the Rail route, Coastal route and Valley route. Tastes are often associated with food, but on the Great Taste Trail the taste comes in many ways, shapes and forms. With Spectacular coastal scenery with estuaries and sea birds to the peaceful valleys, following rivers with great swimming spots, hop gardens, orchards and beautiful scenery. Along your journey you will discover the local history through informative panels and signage. Nelson is known for the most sunshine hours, exquisite food, award winning wineries, the craft beer capital, Abel Tasman National Park, and its breath-taking Scenery. With that in mind, the Great Taste Trail rivals any European Cycle tour.
West Coast Wilderness Trail
You’ve probably heard some wild tales about the West Coast – of rugged shorelines, intrepid journeys, sordid stories, hidden treasures… But as the Coasters will be first to tell you, “You dunno the half of it…”Now’s the time to discover the last of the wild places and spin a yarn or two of your own, with one of the country’s smoothest, most accessible and most popular cycle trails. On your trusty bike you’ll wind your way through ancient rain-forests, along glacial rivers, around moody lakes and across some downright cracking wetlands. You’ll cycle early bush tram lines and water races passing former gold-mining towns and workings, historic bridges and much more.
Kiwi Journeys work with only the best partners, so we guarantee quality food, accommodation and activities. Allow Kiwi Journeys the opportunity to give you an experience that you will remember forever
Mountain biking in the top of the South Island is world class!The Nelson/Tasman region is nothing short of sublime. From the flowy trails of Kaiteriteri and Codgers bike parks, to back country heli-biking missions and of course the world renowned, Old Ghost Road. We will ensure your time here is spent sampling some of New Zealands finest trails.
Kiwi Journeys stock the largest range of quality bikes and family equipment, including new KTM & HAIBIKE Electric Bikes, by Electrify.NZ
Our range of rental equipment includes, Trail Comfort Bikes, Mountain Bikes, E-Bikes, Kid’s Bikes, Tandems and Child Seats
Hire bikes from Nelson, Mapua Wharf, Kaiteriteri and Hokitika
operated by Kiwi Journeys
The Ferry is the vital link between Mapua and Rabbit Island on the ‘Great Taste Trail’
Kiwi Journeys Locations
Nelson Bike Hire
Kiwi Journeys Nelson – (Beside the iSITE)
37 – 39 Halifax Street East
Millers Acre Centre
Mapua Bike Hire
Kiwi Journeys Mapua
8 Aranui Road
Kaiteriteri Bike Hire
Kiwi Journeys Kaiteriteri
3 Kaiteriteri Sandy Bay Road
Kiwi Journeys West Coast
73 Revell Street