Multi-day tours along the great taste trail

Explore the Mapua, Nelson and Abel Tasman National Park areas at your own pace. You tell us what you want, and we make it happen.

Local knowledge of the region gives you an unforgettable experience

Our Great Taste Trail tours have been curated to give you a unique trip. Our specialist local knowledge means we tell you all the off-the-beaten-path recommendations and gives you an insight into the beautiful Nelson region.

If you wish to explore the incredible Abel Tasman National Park, we can suggest a tour to suit. As the seasons change, so do the things to do in Nelson. We give suggestions because we know what the best options for you are. Popular isn’t always the best; we understand the unique area and can provide you with the most unforgettable experience.

Great Taste Trail Multi-day tours

For someone who wants something a bit unique, we offer a range of carefully designed Great Taste Trail multi-day tours. These are ready to ride tours, but armed with our local knowledge, you’ll find out-of-the-way places that will delight. If you want tailored to suit your timeframe or interests, we offer a bespoke tour which will incorporate your requests. 

Our bespoke tours can include non-cycling days such as a cooking school, vehicle based guided day tours, and of course a range of options to enjoy the Abel Tasman National Park, Golden Bay or Marlborough Sounds. 

We can also offer our ‘Explore More’ cycle experiences that can be incorporated into a Great Taste Trail Cycle tour or form a complete gravel tour. 

We have carefully selected gravel routes (a mix of sealed and unsealed back roads) that take you to beautiful locations that are not on the standard cycle trail.

What is the best way to ride The Great Taste Trail?

Custom Itineraries

People are not one-size-fits-all, so why should your Nelson cycle tour be? We believe that our up-to-date, local knowledge counts for a lot when you’re planning a cycle tour. The Great Taste Trail can be ridden in different directions and in different order of segments. Our itineraries are well thought out, offering you the best experiences that we know you’ll love.

Local Knowledge

Cyclists will enjoy the varied nature of The Great Taste Trail and the landscapes it passes through, however many ‘tastes’ of the region are off the trail. We can help you find these other locations, even if you choose a self-guided option. Our comprehensive route notes and maps will help you to explore along the way, confident in the knowledge that you won’t cycle past the best coffee stop or scone on your route.

Do It Your Way

Our tours are adaptable, so we can accommodate all abilities, and particular interests within a group. We can even put together itineraries for groups made up of non-cyclists as well as cyclists.

We appreciate that your chosen cycle tour is yours to enjoy, in a way that best suits you, therefore we do not amalgamate groups. We also allocate each group their own tour manager, to take care of any questions and requests the group may have when on tour.

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