Partner Directory

Find the people, products, services and experiences to make your ride great.

The Bank Café

Located in Clyde, The Bank Cafe offers great seasonal food, made on site. Outside seating area is a great spot to enjoy a coffee and a sweet treat.  Room for large groups - ideal venue for breakfast or lunch meetings.

P +64 3 449 2955

The Brothers Boutique Hotel

Located in Dunedin, The Brothers offers a mixture of convenience, history, charm, elegance and tranquillity, with the building retaining much of it’s original grandeur.  15 bedrooms and all with tiled en suites. 6 minutes walk downhill to city centre.

The Brown Trout Café

Delicious home-made food and great locally-roasted coffee. Lunch and dinner, including takeaway options. From pies and sandwiches to scrumptious scones and muffins, there's bound to be something to appease your appetite.

The Buccaneer Lodge

There?ll be a warm welcome at Buccaneer Lodge - perfect place to relax and unwind after cycling the QCT. Only 4km from Picton our spacious ensuite rooms have views of Waikawa Marina from the balcony and 5min walk to…

P + 64 3 573 5002 or + 64 21 581 589

The Cheese Barn - Matatoki

Just 420m off the Thames to Paeroa section of the Trail, you'll find the perfect stop off to refuel with great food and coffee at our licenced café. Also check out the cheese factory, gift shop and animal farm.

The Coffee Bomb

The Coffee Bomb in Garston is New Zealand's most inland food truck. Serving the finest coffee, freshly roasted in Southland, and an array of fresh sandwiches, slices and cakes, it's a great little spot to stop on your travels.

The Cottage - Waikino

A recently renovated gold mining cottage bursting with character and little pieces of history, nestled in the hills above the stunning Karangahake Gorge. Perfect for a cosy weekend away and just a short distance from the Hauraki Rail Trail.

The Cyclers Rest

A self-contained apartment accommodation next to the Puketi Rainforest. Recently refurbished with Kitchenette and sleeps up to six. A relaxed and comfortable resting spot near Okaihau. Ask us about our guided night walks into the Puketi Rainforest.

The Duck and Cover Restaurant & Bar

Located in the heart of the Te Aroha township. A fully-licensed bar and restaurant offering good food, indoor/outdoor seating. Open from 4pm Weds/Thurs/Fri – from 12noon Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

Founded in 1827, the Duke of Marlborough Hotel is engraved in history books on account of it being New Zealand's oldest hotel. 26 rooms, award winning restaurant and the perfect spot for a drink watching the sunset after cycling.

P +64 9 403 7829

The Falls Retreat

Get away from the hustle and bustle and relax in one of the Falls Retreat's quaint cottages. Nestled in a stunning setting with beautiful views, come and enjoy the tranquility. Enjoy amazing food in a relaxed and informal dining environment.

The Farm B n B

Located 3km from Middlemarch, stay in the stone cottage or the farm house. Three rooms are available, two queen rooms and a twin room, either with en-suite, shared bathroom or private bathroom. Continental breakfast is included and Transport is available.

The Flying Fox

Situated half way between Pipiriki and Whanganui this is an ideal overnight stop. Park your bike securely before traversing the river in the cable car. Cottages, glamping and camping available. Catering can be provided with special all-inclusive rates available

The Fort Enfield

The Fort is an amazing old Tavern in Enfield. It is a great place to stop in and have a bite to eat in their cafe, or make Enfield a destination and dine in for the evening. 

The GARMIN specialist – Fitness New Zealand

One of NZ's leading GARMIN stockists - with the largest range available, friendly expert advice, dealing with a small locally owned business guarantees you great service. Garmin watches and bike computers to record your adventures.

The Garston Hotel

This iconic hotel is a haven for locals and travellers alike. Accommodation is available on site and, with a fully licensed bar and restaurant, all your needs are catered for.

The Gates Accommodation

Stylishly different accommodation. City chic meets country style in these designer, boutique holiday homes and glamorous camping site on a 2ha farm close to Mapua.

P +64 3 540 2793

The Gentle Cycling Company

In a region renowned for food, landscape and climate, we offer bike hire and self-guided trips on the Great Taste Trail. Our attention to detail, developed over ten years of operation, ensures you can relax and enjoy the ride.

P 0800 932 453 or +64 3 929 5652

The Gentle Cycling Company

We offer bike hire and self-guided trips on the Coopermine and Tasman's Great Taste Trail. Our attention to detail, developed over ten years of operation, ensures you can relax and enjoy the ride.

P 0800 932 453 or +64 3 929 5652

The Hayes

Call in to The Hayes in Lake Hayes Estate for some delicious local refreshments and snacks. Perfectly situated 5 minutes from the Queenstown Trail's Twin Rivers Trail.

P +64 3 441 4074

The Hide Café & Tavern

The Hide Café and Garden Bar – home of the famous Hide cheese roll - is the perfect place to take a break and relax. Located in Athol, the Hide offers a fully stocked bar, delicious food and giftware.

P +64 3 2488 859

The Honest Lawyer

The perfect place to relax with friends, share a great meal or book in for a special occasion. Stay for a night or a week and feel yourself unwind.

The Hub Cycle Centre

The Hub has been a family business for over 35 years, with a wealth of bike knowledge to share. We are Bay's exclusive Specialized dealer and the largest Giant stockist in the region, with a stock of selected brands from…

The Huts, Tokarahi

The Huts exude rustic character and history, repurposed from the site’s original villa. The communal kitchen/dining room in an 1870's limestone building, while the shower and toilet block were once the shearing shed. The ultimate in up-cycled accommodation.

The Jollie Biker

We ensure all your needs are taken care of. A small owner operated business operating on the A2O. Personal service will ensure your ride is one to remember. We do all the work, so you have all the fun.

The Junction Cafe & Honey Centre

South of the Taramakau Bridge take a short diversion and enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, fantastic coffee, 12 flavours of real ice cream, smoothies, affordable, quality food to eat in or pack to take on the trail. Free self-contained camping.

The Lakes Motel

Just 45 minutes away from Mount Cook Heritage Park there are many nearby activities such as skiing, boating, mountain climbing and fishing. Make The Lakes Motel your base to enjoy all of these activities and much more.

The Last Straw Cottage

Located 1.5kms from the Brightwater to Wakefield section of The Great Taste Trail. This luxury, boutique, straw-bale cottage has a full kitchen, laundry, lounge with fireplace and outdoor seating/bbq.
Breakfast provided, evening meals by arrangement.

The Lazy Cow Accommodation

Conveniently situated just 30km from Lyell, our home-style accommodation caters to groups of up to 18. On-site facilities include our fully licensed Cow Shed Restaurant, unlimited Wi-Fi, laundry, storage, wash-down and service stands (with tools) and some spares.

P +64 3 523 9451 or +64 21 1891146

The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park

Accommodation in peaceful surrounds on the banks of the Mataura River. Be it relaxing in our lodge, complete with all the amenities you could wish for, or parking your motorhome next to your personal ensuite bathroom, something for everyone.

P +64 211 845 444