Great Taste Trail Extended Weekender self-guided tour

From NZD NZ$749.00
  • Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Nelson, Nelson/Tasman
  • Product code: GTTEW2
Itinerary:


Day one

Nelson to Mapua

You will be met by the Nelson Cycle Hire Team, and fitted to your cycle, issued accessories, route instructions and maps

      
Start the trail at Nelson Airport, cycle to Mapua on the Great Taste Trail (26km) (approximately 2 hours cycling)

        
On the way visit medal winning wineries, cafes and restaurants, swim at white sand beaches, indulge in
scrumptious real berry fruit ice creams, visit glassblowing studio, sample local cheese.

       
Cross from Rabbit island to Mapua on the bike ferry

 
Stay 1 night at a delightful B&B in Mapua 


Day Two

Exploring The
wonderful Moutere


Explore the wonderful taste and culture of the scenic Moutere, 
 visit medal winning wineries, restaurants,  check out some of the regions abundant art studios, eat lunch at NZ oldest pub or a vineyard restaurant, or have a picnic in a vineyard.         

Check out the regions history, (Somerset Cottage),along the way indulge in the freshest picked fruits from roadside stands.·        

At Riwaka enjoy a great home made pie followed by a fresh berry icecream with a  cherry on top for dessert , and  to finish it all off, a beer tasting from the Hop Federation right across the road. 

Enter  Kaiteriteri on the Easy Rider mountain bike trail set in beautiful bush (easy grade).

Tonight you stay at a B&B eco lodge in a beautiful bush setting



Day Three


No cycling today unless you choose.  Plan a leisurely swim at Kaiteriteri’s inviting golden sand beach or go kayaking off the beach or do it as part of a cruise combo (Optional activity) out on the beautiful Abel Tasman.

From here you will be transported back to Nelson at a time that suits you.