Let Wheelie Fantastic show you the best of the Great Taste Trail and other cycling routes in the beautiful Nelson Tasman region. Our local knowledge, expertise and passion ensures an authentic, personal experience tailored to you and your group.
Great Taste Trail with Backroad Adventures
(Self-guided supported tour)
Enjoy the best of the Great Taste Trail as well as quiet back roads leading to special places off the beaten track. Admire our region’s lovely countryside complete with hop gardens, vineyards, orchards, majestic rivers and the stunning backdrop of Kahurangi National Park. Visit Mapua, Kaitereriteri and the Moutere Valley, and take in wineries, artisans' studios and galleries. All this and yet never too far away from a coffee stop!
Duration: 3 days/2 nights (25–43km per day)
Cost: from adult $495
Exclusive Luxury on The Great Taste Trail
Combine the best of both worlds by staying in a luxurious lodge while enjoying a two-day, private guided tour of the Great Taste Trail and surrounding area. Suitable for riders from beginner to immediate, our bespoke tours allow you to enjoy riding at your own pace, allowing a chance to soak up the tranquility of Nelson Tasman countryside. All necessary bike gear, transfers, and five meals included; many other options available including additional nights, tour guide, and boat excursions into Abel Tasman National Park or heli-bike trips in the Marlborough Sounds.
Duration: 3 days/2 nights (10–45+km per day)
Cost: from $3490 for 2 people
Mapua to Kaiteriteri Day Ride
Explore one of the most popular sections of the Great Taste Trail, between Mapua and Kaiteriteri. After meeting you at Mapua, we’ll transfer you to your start point, tailoring the route to suit your interests, ability and itinerary. As well as diverse coastal and rural scenery, this day ride features cafés, galleries, fresh fruit stalls, breweries and wineries, finishing back at vibrant Mapua village with it’s boutique shops, waterside earteries, and picturesque wharf.
Duration: one day (15–43km)
Cost: from adult $75