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Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours

Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2245
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Outstanding service

We wanted to cycle in the Nelson area found this operator online. We were pleasantly surprised when... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Batman4175
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Sydney, Australia
Great way to experience the countryside

NIcky provides a great, friendly and personal service. She delivered bikes to our accommodation in... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
John S
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Newcastle, Australia
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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 trails and roads. For keen road bike enthusiasts, we can also provide full carbon road race bikes. Using our local knowledge and experience, we also offer a range of day tours that not only use the official trail, but also take our guests to hidden gems, off the beaten track. Our unique itineraries, take in wineries, hop gardens, studios and galleries, cafes and restaurants. All of our itineraries can be adapted to suit the specific needs of our guests. If you area travelling with your own bike, we can also offer luggage and bike transfers. You decide, we provide. Our formula is simple: Local People +Local Knowledge= Great Experiences
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Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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+64 3-543 2245
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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

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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

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

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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

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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

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is a beautiful part of New Zealand and with the itinerary Nicky had organised for us we really got to see the absolute highlights. Nicky and Lisa give new meaning to the word service and we could not have had a better experience in...More

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you Karen for your kind words. We enjoyed showing off the area and sharing our favourite places. You are correct in thinking there are plenty of reasons to return. We look forward to helping you explore the area again. Kind Regards, Nicky & Lisa

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

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Shirley195856
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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.
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