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Trail Journeys Nelson

37-39 Halifax Street | Nelson, Mapua 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 0093
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Trail Journeys now offer the same quality services in Nelson on Tasman's Great Taste Trail. With three convenient rental locations, Nelson (beside the I-site), Mapua Wharf & Kaiteriteri we offer day adventures you will remember forever. From specifically designed hybrid comfort bikes to mountain bikes and high end E bikes by Bosch . Our full range of rental equipment is ideal for the whole family. Specialising in * Itinerary planning & booking service * Independent & and guided tours * Luggage transfers * Accommodation & activity bookings * Transport * on trail support * Bike pickup & drop off * Mapua ferry service. Experience the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park or visit the world famous Abel Tasman National Park with Trail Journeys.
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37-39 Halifax Street | Nelson, Mapua 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 0093
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired two full suss MTB to ride the Dun Mountain loop. Shop was really on to it, friendly & helpful with pedals, bike setup, directions. Bikes were perfect for the trail conditions, in excellent condition and kitted with dropper post and lock-out levers on...More

Thank Alanz17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great afternoon cycling along the great taste trail. We didn't leave til 12.30 but its an easy cycle along a mostly flat path. Still had plenty of time to stop for a swim at rabbit island and stopped for a leisurely lunch along...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great afternoon cycling from Nelson City along the great taste trail to Mapua via Rabbbit Island. The trail is all flat and most of it is on a purpose made trail, there are some parts where you have to bike on the...More

Thank Dunnersfireman64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the one day self guided bike ride from Nelson to Mapua. A large storm had passed through the area a few days before so some of the coastal trail had been washed away. We were given clear directions for alternative routes from the...More

Thank KJMcIntyre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly service and good knowledge. Fitted our family group of 5 quickly and accurately with bikes. Gave is advice on which was best swimming beach and how long it would take to get there. Bikes were in great condition and easy to ride for...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We hired 2 full sus bikes to do the Dun Mountain Trail. It was raining so we got advice about other shorter routes in the area if the weather stayed bad. The bikes were great and set up perfectly. We ended up doing the full...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We family of four hired bikes from Trail Journeys Nelson in Mapua Wharf. The bike was new and excellent condition apart from the noisy break. The trail track in the island is mostly flat and the ride was so enjoyable. We could do again if...More

Thank danlO8183FA
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

My sister and I did a four-day cycling tour on the Great Taste Trail, starting and finishing in Nelson. We had a fantastic time - the cycling was fun and challenging, the accommodation good quality, and the logistics worked very smoothly (pick-ups, luggage transportation, etc)....More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Arriving in Nelson I had decided I wanted to cycle some of the Great Taste Trail. I popped into Trail Journeys which is located next to the iSite in Nelson and they gave me some advice on some of the options available to me. I...More

Thank hlmackenzie
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Entire process was no problem, very friendly, helpful staff. Nice bikes and great location. Thanks very much.

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