Pack up your worries and head off on a fantastic tour of the Nelson region
Discover sculptures and unexpected artistic touches along the route
Stop off at this wonderful winery on day 3
Get stuck into some lovely cycling and enjoy the fruits of your labor
Detour off route to some vineyards as you go

Art and Food Cycle Tour

Duration
5 days
From
$540 USD

A great 5 day ride for foodies and lovers of wine, craft beer or art. It includes a detour off the Great Taste Trail up into the beautiful Moutere foothills – the Tuscany of NZ. On this ride, you will have time to explore the historic Moutere area, with it's scenic hop gardens and premier vineyards. There are some hills on the route, so it is best for reasonably fit cyclists or for those riding electric bikes. For one day of this itinerary, the cycling is on roads, which are mostly very quiet.

  • Category
    Cultural & Historical
  • Type
    Self-Guided
  • Duration
    5 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
    Mixed
  • Distance
    64.3 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    12.9 miles
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Starting in Nelson, this delightful 5-day cycle tour explores the food, wine, craft beer and historic rural landscapes of the region. You'll also spend part of the tour riding beside the sublime Tasman coast as you dip in and out of the Great Taste Trail on this lovely route.

Ending in Kaiteriteri, the gateway to Abel Tasman National Park, the tour includes a return transfer back to Nelson. However, there is an option available to spend the night in Kaiteriteri and perhaps explore Abel Tasman the following day if you wish. The extra night option includes a night at an Eco Resort in Kaiteriteri – the perfect way to relax at the end of your cycling trip. Select the extra night add-on when booking to spend the night in Kaiteriteri. The tour operator can also arrange a day trip in Abel Tasman National Park, including a return cruise (prices starting at $89NZD per adult), please contact us with your requirements.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodation
  • Transfer from Nelson to starting point on day 1
  • Return transfer from Kaiteriteri to Nelson
  • Helmet and repair kit
  • Exclusive waterproof topographic Good Things Self-guided Map
  • Personalised trip notes and pre-ride briefing
  • Luggage transfers
  • Mapua Ferry tickets
  • Support during the tour
  • Free bike rental is included in the price of this tour (upgrade options are available - please see below).
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • Meals
  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available