We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
41
All photos (41)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great taste”(11 reviews)
“rabbit island”(12 reviews)
“cycle hire”(5 reviews)
About
We are a local company, with a passion for cycling. Our services range from day rides, to premium multi day tours along Tasman's Great Taste Trail and/or quiet back roads. We provide high quality trail bikes and e-bikes for comfortable cycling on...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
Mapua 7005, New Zealand
Website
+64 3-543 2245
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (80)
Filter reviews
78 results
Traveller rating
71
6
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
71
6
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews great taste rabbit island cycle hire local knowledge amazing service nelson area day tour mapua wharf new zealand great fun lisa bikes maps moutere accommodation trail vineyards
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 78 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2018

From the start to finish Nicky was just fabulous, she organised everything for us on our 3 day Great taste biking tour, Maps, Water bottles ,Drink even a peanut butter slug -which I had never experienced before, accommodation was of a high standard Accent house...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 428nicolaw
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Hi Nicky and team, It was lovely to meet you all. You guys were our first multi-day tour of the season and there was no better way to start. You were all great fun and we thoroughly enjoyed being a part of your visit. We...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

On the final leg of our honeymoon Nicky from Wheelie Fantastic met us from our water taxi after we left the Abel Tasman National Park back to the mainland to set us off on a great taste bike ride. Nicky greeted us from the boat...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenzals
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you Karenza ( and Kim). It was lovely to meet you both and we do genuinely want to help people enjoy the area, in a way that is tailored to suit them. I think your route on the Great Taste Trail helped you see...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

We wanted to cycle in the Nelson area found this operator online. We were pleasantly surprised when Nicky put together the perfect 4 to 5 day trip for us, including a day on the waters of the Able Tasman National Park and a day of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Batman4175
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Kia ora Sally & John, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I think your itinerary allowed you to enjoy the best of the area in the time you had.We hope we can help you to explore some more of the trail...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

NIcky provides a great, friendly and personal service. She delivered bikes to our accommodation in Mapua, provided maps and suggestions for a great day of cycle touring that included the Great Taste Trail and inland back roads. It was very good value for well maintained...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank John S
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you John for taking the time to leave a review. We were happy to give you a route suggestion that ticked all your boxes. You certainly got to enjoy some of the nicest cycling routes by using both the trail and the back roads....More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

My two friends and I did a self guided cycling tour today from Riwaka to Mapua which was brilliant. We contacted Nicki, the owner, quite late yesterday and she was very accommodating. What was even better was that she had a bike that fitted my...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LPUK1978
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you Leena, for your detailed review. You got a perfect autumn day to enjoy, what I think is, one of the best sections of the trail, if you only have a day. I was so pleased we could rise to the challenge of a...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We did a full day tour of some of Nelson and the Moutere wineries and artisans as well a stop by Mapua Wharf overlooking Rabbit Island. Lisa was an amazing guide with really in depth local knowledge (we're convinced everyone in the areas knows her)....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jeffrey L
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We live here as well as work in the area, so yes, many people do know us. We enjoy sharing the area with our guests and our local knowledge means you do get to a feel like your're one...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Service from Nicky was excellent, bikes were really good. Nicky gave us an excellent briefing about what and where to go especially Rabbit Island which was great. Nothing was a problem for her, thoroughly recommend wheelie fantastic.More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Aussietom
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Apologies, this response has taken so long. Somehow it went under the radar!. Thank you for taking the time to write a response. We are always happy to suggest routes that suit what you would like to do. I hope you get a chance to...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

We did a short day biking trip with Wheelie. They will pick you up at your B&B, take you to the start of the bike trail, give a detailed map with highlights, and then pick you up at the end. Very nice indeed. And the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank EricK928
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks Eric for your review. As you had a great experience, I wonder if there was something else you would like us to offer and therefore score 5 stars?

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We rented e-bikes and a kid trailer for the day to haul our baby and 3 year old along the Great Taste Trail. Nicky was personable, helpful, and using WF’s service was a delight. She met us at our pickup point with bikes, maps, suggestions,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JubilantBeggar
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. It was good to see all of the family enjoying the cycling exparience. I hope you all continue to enjoy this area and the other parts of NZ you visit. many thanks

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We met the car with bikes at a parking spot at the end of our bike tour and were taken to the start in a van b a lovely lady. She provided us with very good bikes a map and a detailed explanation of where...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sabine R
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for choosing our service. The one way ride you did certainly helped you see more of the trail in the time you had to spend here. It was lovely to meet you and help you enjoy this beautiful are.

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Parkside Motel
73 reviews
12.57 km away
Oxford Court Motel
166 reviews
12.58 km away
Gladstone Motel
52 reviews
12.58 km away
The Honest Lawyer Hotel
177 reviews
12.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 34 nearby restaurants
Hamish's Ice Cream's & Cafe
33 reviews
1.35 km away
Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar
645 reviews
1.39 km away
The Smokehouse
255 reviews
1.41 km away
The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar
568 reviews
1.43 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 33 nearby attractions
Mapua Ferry
56 reviews
1.38 km away
Rare Creations
8 reviews
.30 km away
Kereru Gallery
11 reviews
1.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Shirley195856
22 October 2015|
Answer
Response from Nicky M | Property representative |
Yes we do have electric bikes for hire. They should be booked in advance. Call us at 03 5432245 to check for availability.
1
Vote