NEW!! Tunnel to Town - day adventure
Nelson To Mapua Day Adventure - Self Guided
Kiwi Journeys are excited to release the new ‘Tunnel to Town’ tour. Construction on a new 5km section of trail into Wakefield is now complete allowing this amazing day of cycling, scenery and tasting.
Today you will ride through the longest disused rail tunnel in the southern hemisphere, extraordinary mountain vistas, amazing scenery through farmland, orchards, hop gardens, vineyards, coastal estuaries as well as being able to sample world class food and beverage.
Choose from Option A, ‘Tunnel to Town - via Mapua’, or Option B, ‘Tunnel to Town
Option A - via Mapua $165pp
Option B - Nelson City $132pp
Grade 1 (Easy), 50km, min 2 pax
Pedal & Paddle - NEW!
This one day cycle adventure takes in some of the most stunning scenery on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail. There are many fun stops along the way with award winning wineries, craft breweries, and the World of Wearable Art museum to name a few. Cycling Adventure, Wineries, Craft Beer, Return transport, Ferry crossing. NB: Last Ferry is 5.10pm to Mapua, and return transport is at 5.30pm.
Grade 1 (Easy), 32km, $99pp min 2 pax
The Extraordinary Great Taste Tour - Fully Guided
Kiwi Journeys and Moana Paddle Nelson bring you the “Pedal & Paddle” tour. Your package includes a full day bike hire and a three-hour guided, lighthouse sea kayak tour from Tahunanui beach. After your kayak adventure it’s time to check out the Great Taste Trail, including Craft Breweries, Wineries and the amazing food options.
Guided - Nelson To Mapua Day Adventure
This FULLY GUIDED cycling tour allows us to guide you to tastiest spots in Nelson and Tasman. Sample some of New Zealand’s award winning wines and local gourmet cuisine. Includes a cruise of the World Famous Abel Tasman National Park and lunch at Awaroa Lodge. For an exclusive experience this tour is limited to 10 people only. Kiwi Journeys have made this tour to be hassle free , full of fun and taste! NB: Now includes the most recently completed stages of the Great Taste Trail from Kohatu to Wakefield.
5 Days, 5 Nights, Grade 1/2 (easy-moderate) 160km. Includes - Guide, Airport / Bus Transfers for arrival, Standard Bike Hire (including helmet, lock, maps and panniers), All accommodation (5 nights), All breakfasts, Four lunches , Three restaurant dinners, All wine tastings, All bag transfers, Mapua Ferry tickets. Optional E-bike $54 per day upgrade.
$2199pp , based on 10 people (single supplement $500)
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Cycle & SUP - NEW!
This Guided one day cycle adventure takes in some of the most stunning scenery on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail. There are many fun stops along the way, including award winning wineries, craft breweries, and the World of Wearable Art museum to name a few.
Your Kiwi Journeys guide will take you along the old rail route from Nelson City to Richmond then turn onto the picturesque Coastal Route to Rabbit Island and Mapua. This is all grade one riding (easy) where a moderate fitness level is required. A short ride on the Mapua Ferry has us landing on the Mapua Wharf where the vibe and atmosphere is very relaxing.
Grade 1 (Easy), 32km
$399pp (first 2 people), $199pp (additional people 3+)
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Guided - Moutere Hills Winery Tour on E-Bikes
Kiwi Journeys and Moana Paddle Nelson bring you the ‘Cycle & SUP’ (Stand Up Paddle board). Your package includes a full day bike hire and a one-hour SUP hire to explore the beautiful Nelson Haven right from Tahunanui beach. After your paddle boarding its time to check out the Great Taste Trail including, Craft Breweries, Wineries and the amazing food options.
"THE LOOP" - Great Taste Trail
This one day E-bike adventure with Kiwi Journeys has you exploring the rolling and picturesque countryside with stunning views of the Mount Arthur Range. We head into the Moutere Hills to experience three characteristic vineyards and some of the region’s (and the world’s) finest wines and artisans. Our latest high tech Electric Bikes make the hills achievable for people with very moderate fitness levels. It doesn’t take long for the smiles to take over as your appreciation for these machines and the countryside make for an awesome day out.
Grade 1-2 (Easy), 34km
NZD$299.00pp (first 2 people), NZD$199.00pp (additional people, 3+)
Return Transport from Nelson City NZD$200 (per group)
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West Coast Wilderness Trail
NEW!! A fantastic self-guided tour that allows to you to experience the most recently completed stages of Tasman’s Great Taste Trail. Kiwi Journeys have reversed our most popular tour so you can enjoy even more!! Perfect for groups, couples and anyone who has 5 or more days available. Experience stunning natural landscapes, arts and artisans, wineries and local cuisine. The Great Taste Trail is made up of three very unique sections, Rail, Coastal and Valley Routes. We guarantee the landscape changes every day. WOW!
5 Days, 4 Nights, Grade 1/2 (Easy/Moderate) 160km - This is our most popular multi day tour - Please contact us for further information and an accurate quote.
"NEW" Abel Tasman Coaster - a touch of luxury!
One of the premier Nga Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trail Great Rides, this 132km trail is rated Grade 2 Easy, for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the trail. Immerse yourself in the full four day experience with this amazing self-guided package, passing through the towns of Ross, Hokitika, Kumara and Greymouth. Immerse yourself in the beauty of The West Coast. This trip is perfect for groups of 6 or more!
Departing/Returning Nelson - 4 Days, 5 Nights, Grade 2 (Easy/Moderate) 132km. From $1299pp (Based on 10 people). Includes all bike hire, bag transfers, shuttles and accommodation, 1 x dinner, all breakfasts, and tree top walk entry.
Optional finish - Greymouth to Christchurch on TranzAlpine Train.
This self-guided trip along the coastal section of The Great Taste Trail, is for those who want a touch of luxury while they explore the region. With two days riding and two days to explore the Abel Tasman this will be an unforgettable escape.
Experience: Abel Tasman Cruise, Mapua Ferry, Scenic coastal trails. You can choose to Sail, Kayak or Cruise back out of the Park.
4 Days, 3 Nights, Grade 1/2 (Easy/Moderate) 73km, $1619pp
NB: Due to the seasonal operation of Awaroa Lodge, this product is available to book from the 13th September 2019.
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The Old Ghost Road
The Heaphy Track, one of New Zealand’s “Great Walks” is now a Great Ride. The 80km track is open between May 1 and November 30 - New extended dates.
Shuttle available - Drop off and Pick up: From $145pp.
Hire a bike: From $55 per day
Rock'n'Roll Adventure Kayaking & Mountain Biking in Kaiteriteri
The Old Ghost Road, its quite literally an 85km-long outdoor museum.
Shuttle available - Drop off and Pick up: From $123pp.
Hire a bike: From $55 per day
Rabbit Island & Beyond
Kayaking & Mountain biking, Transport from Nelson inclusive
Kayaking (Easy), Mountain Biking (Easy - Intermediate - Advanced) $199pp
Cycle & Sail
Cycling, Ferry crossing, Beach, Family favourite - Self Guided - You choose the distance
Grade 1 (Easy) $70pp, Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) $216 - ONLY Available on weekends, school and public holidays during the winter season.
The Moutere Winery Tour - Self Guided
A Self Guided Cycling Adventure on the Great Taste Trail then sail back to Nelson with Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures on the afternoon sea breeze in the beautiful Tasman bay.
Grade 1 (Easy), 32km, $194pp min 4 people
Craft Beer Trail
The Upper Moutere wineries sit in the foot hills of the majestic Kahurangi range and amongst some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere in the world.
On this cycling adventure you will journey through gentle rolling countryside and sample exquisite wines in some of the regions finest boutique wineries - Self Guided Cycling / Winery / Great E-bike Option / Quiet Country Roads
Grade 2 (Moderate), 34km, From $55 (Trail Bike) E-bike $99
Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park
A self guided cycling adventure in Nelson which is New Zealand's craft beer capital - Sample some of the best craft beer New Zealand has to offer! You choose the distance
Grade 1 (Easy), From $45
The Dun Mountain Trail
Includes return shuttle transport from Nelson
Easy - Intermediate - Advanced / From $115pp
Codgers Mountain Bike Park
One of New Zealand's Great Rides. A looped trail starting and finishing from Nelson CBD. A good level of mountain biking required.
Full day / Self Guided, 38km, Intermediate, From: $60
Nelson's purpose built bike park. Trails for all abilities and skill level and signposted from the the outskirts of the CBD.
1/2 Day - 1 Day / Self Guided, From: $50