Explore the top of the South Island in all its glory!
Bike tour Marlborough as part of this wonderful guided trip
You'll stay in this pristine part of the world for a few days and explore by foot and by water
Enjoy some coastal riding along much of the journey
Spend some time discovering this beautiful spot
As part of the trip, you'll visit some wineries and enjoy the local produce
Find your sea legs and view the land from a different perspective

Great Taste Trail & Beyond - Bike, Hike & Sail

7 days
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$2,328 USD

Explore the best of Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough at the top of the South Island on the ultimate bike, walk and sailing holiday. This region is famed for its stunning natural landscapes, with long golden beaches, untouched forests and rugged mountains, it also boasts being the sunniest part of the country. Cycle along Nelson’s Great Taste Trail, sail a catamaran in the famous Abel Tasman National Park and walk through lush native forest on the Queen Charlotte track. Discover the magic of the Marlborough Sounds as you spend 2 nights at a remote oceanfront lodge, accessed only by boat, kayak or foot. Visit galleries, craft breweries, boutique stores and wineries in a region renowned for its creative artisan culture.

  • Category
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    153.5 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    30.4 miles
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Hospitality is generous and the local knowledge of the hosts is invaluable. Where possible, the tour operator chooses location that add to your experience.

Stay at the wonderful Lochmara Lodge (accessed only by boat, kayak or by foot) on the tranquil shores of the Marlborough Sounds, and at the historic 1920s Art Deco  Hotel D'Urville in Blenheim, as well as comfortable family-run motels.

If you are travelling alone, the tour operator will arrange for you to share accommodation with another traveller of the same gender and if they cannot match you up they will provide a single room at no extra charge. If you prefer not to share, a single supplement is payable to guarantee your own room, however, these are limited to 2 per departure on a first-come, first-served basis.
Lochmara Lodge

Lochmara Lodge

Accessed only by boat, kayak or by foot, this exclusive accommodation in the heart of the Marlborough Sounds has a sandy beach and plenty of activities available

Hotel D'Urville

Hotel D'Urville

Set in the historic 1920s Art Deco Public Trust building, this boutique hotel has an eclectic and individual mix of comfy rooms

Other Lodgings

Other Lodgings

Stay at friendly family-run motels along the route.