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Kiwi Journeys are your trusted cycle tour operator specialising in self-guided and supported tours all around New Zealand’s South Island. Operating on six Great Rides including the Great Taste Trail, West Coast Wilderness Trail, Lake Dunstan Trail, Otago Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge Trail & the Clutha Gold Trail, we offer everything, from bike hire, transport and accommodation to personal advice and insider tips.

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We love our trails, and we love helping people experience them! Our various tours offer something for everyone – no matter what your interests or ability. Enjoy great riding and see all the best sights while we handle all your logistics in cooperation with trusted local partners. Can’t find the right tour for you? Ask us about our free itinerary service.


The Loop

Our most popular multi day tour! The LOOP is a fantastic self-guided tour that allows to you to experience three very unique sections - Rail Route, Coastal Route and Valley Routes. We guarantee the landscape changes every day!

Experience stunning natural landscapes, arts and artisans, wineries, craft breweries, local cuisine and the world famous Abel Tasman National Park, WOW! Highlights include the Spooner’s Tunnel, Mapua Ferry and a rest day in Kaiteriteri where you can explore the Abel Tasman National Park.

Cost: $1499 per person (minimum 2 people)

Duration: 5 days/4 nights

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Nelson to Mapua

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 Pics Peanut Butter World to name a few.

Cycle 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 you landing on the Mapua Wharf where the vibe and atmosphere is very relaxing. This is also a great day out for the whole family.

Cost: $119 per person (minimum 2 people)

Duration: 1 day

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High-quality hire bikes

from hybrid comfort bikes to mountain bikes and high-end e-bikes, we’ll set you up with the best bike for your journey.

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Seamless Transport

we’re experts in moving people, bags and bikes, and also operate the Mapua Ferry on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail.


Find us

77 Trafalgar Street
Nelson City

Contact Kiwi Journeys Nelson
P 0800 292 538