Pedal & Paddle - NEW!
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.
Arrive at the Kiwi Journeys depot (right beside the i-SITE) at 8:30am. Your adventure begins with a short 20-minute ride around the waterfront to the Moana base at Tahunanui Beach.
After a brief induction your kayaking adventure begins. The Nelson Lighthouse Sea Kayak Adventure is an awesome trip for any paddler. Take in the sights of Nelson on this 3-hour guided tour of Nelson’s beautiful waterfront. Visit the iconic Fifeshire Rock, say hi to the marine life around Haulashore Island, and get the ultimate Nelson selfie from the TOP of the historic Boulder Bank Lighthouse. We enjoy and a cuppa and a cookie before heading back. This is a fully guided, family friendly trip for all abilities, so come and join us on this great paddle in our awesome little town and see a side of Nelson not many get to experience.
Following your kayaking experience, the day is yours! Kiwi Journeys will give you a Great Taste Trail map and show you all the great food, beverage and activity stops including the World of Wearable Art and Classic Car museum, and Pics Peanut Butter World to name a few.
You even have plenty of time to ride to Mapua and experience the amazing coastal route including boardwalks, farmland, swing bridge, wineries, Rabbit Island and the Mapua Ferry crossing to Mapua Wharf. Here you can enjoy the buzzing atmosphere of galleries, studios, restaurants, cafes, shops, a wine bar and the Golden Bear Boutique Brewery before the shuttle returns to Nelson at 5:30pm. (NB: See additional add-on’s)
Summer: October to April (with the exclusion of Christmas Day). Winter: On Request
NOTE - The last Ferry leaves at 5:10 pm from Rabbit Island to Mapua
Cycle equipment which includes trail comfort bike, helmet, repair kit, panniers or carrier bag, odometer, and trail map
All kayaking equipment (please bring shoes that can get wet)
Optional Add On’s:
Enjoy this fantastic fun day out on our high end E-Bikes (electric)!! (NB: extra $54 per person.
Ride to Mapua (additional $43 per person, includes Mapua Ferry crossing and return shuttle to Nelson)