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Magical Mapua (One Day Self-guided Cycle Tour)

Magical Mapua (One Day Self-guided Cycle Tour)

Cycle from Nelson to Magical Mapua on the Great Taste Trail, one of New Zealand's Great Rides.


NZ$ 120

Per Person


  • Stunning coastal views and estuary wildlife on the Great Taste Trail

  • Wine and beer tasting opportunities

  • Fly in to Nelson and jump straight on a bike at our airport office

  • Join the Great Taste Trail right at Nelson Airport

  • Transport back to Nelson at end of your ride


Full Description

Hop on the trail at Nelson Airport, enjoy a leisurely 26 km cycle through to the lively seaside township of Mapua (about 2 hours excluding stops). Grade 2 easy. Cross from Rabbit Island on cycle ferry to Mapua. We transport you from Mapua back to Nelson.

On the way visit award winning wineries for wine tastings, cafes, restaurants, cheese shop, swim at white sand beaches, visit an art glass blowing studio, sample craft beers, indulge in scrumptious real berry ice creams, enjoy beautiful wetlands home to thousands of native and exotic nesting birds. There’s something for everyone.


Transfer back to Nelson from Mapua

Accessories - helmet, locking cable, pump, puncture repair kit, map, small pannier

Cycle hire ( comfortable hybrid bike with front suspension)

Upgrade to an Ebike

Carparking available if required

Meeting Point

Meet at Nelson Cycle Hire depot in Airport House located at Nelson Airport (just 150 m from the main arrivals and departures terminal).  Look to your right as you exit the arrivals terminal and you will see a cream coloured terminal called Airport House. If you are driving, please follow the signs to the Value parking area and you will see Airport House on your left and Nelson Cycle Hire is located around the side of the building.

Additional Information

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.


NZ$ 120

Per Person

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