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Let Wheelie Fantastic show you the best of the Tasman's 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 $685

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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, with time to soak up the tranquillity of the Nelson Tasman countryside. All necessary bike gear, transfers, two breakfasts, lunches and gourmet dinners included; many other options available including additional nights, and boat excursions into Abel Tasman National Park or heli-bike trips in the Marlborough Sounds.

Duration: 2 days/2 nights (10–45+km per day)

Cost: POA

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Four To Six Premium Days on The Great Taste Trail

We use our specialist local knowledge to design unique, unforgettable trips, with off-the-beaten-path recommendations providing a real insight into the beautiful Nelson region. You’ll get to enjoy the best of the Great Taste Trail on our four to six-day itinerary, riding from Nelson to the cute waterside village of Mapua; and onto Kaiteriteri – home to one of New Zealand’s finest beaches – before heading inland to Tapawera following the pristine Motueka River. Head back to Nelson through Waimea Plains wine-and-produce country on your final day.

Two optional days offer the chance to explore the golden beaches and lush forest of Abel Tasman National Park, and take a tour around Moutere’s hidden gems to sample some of the region's finest flavours.

Duration: 4 to 6 days (from 35–74km riding per day)

Cost: 4 days/3 nights from $1390 pp; 5 days/4 nights from $1565 pp; 6 days/5 nights from $1825 pp

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Contact Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Tours
P +64 3 543 2245