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Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours
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Explore Nelson/Tasman’s Great Taste Cycle Trail and region by bike. Enjoy magnificent coastal and rural scenery, savour gourmet foods wines and beers right where they are produced, linger in craft studios or historic villages, or stop for a swim at...more
HNZ Building, | Nelson Airport, Nelson 7040, New Zealand
+64 3-539 4193
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Was able to get a bike box after my travels around the South Island. Great communication by Anita and was able to get a box, package it up and walk 2mins to catch my flight. Fantastic service!

Thank ShaunW1278
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We hired bikes from here for a trip to Spooners Tunnel then we biked back to Nelson. Excellent service. John was entertaining and informative as he drove us to the tunnel. Highly recommend this company. We enjoyed biking along this part Great Taste trail...lots of...More

Thank murraywillans
Reviewed 17 September 2018

First up, Anita was great to work with. Prompt on replies to emails, flexible for pickup. Went that extra mile to pick up a cellphone left at the hotel and brought to us at end of the trip. Very knowledgeable about the rides. Bikes modern...More

1  Thank richardmedlicott
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We had a spare day in Nelson, it was a fine day so we contacted Nelson Cycle Hire for a day trip. Anita suggested a ride through the old Railway Tunnel under Spooner’s Hill which sounded appealing. The two of us were picked from our...More

Thank newcombe49
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Great bikes and great location for anyone flying to Nelson. Reasonable price and great service. Good variety of bikes for all needs.

Thank Ben28044
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We (a couple) rented bikes for a self-guided tour around the GTT - Nelson Airport > Mapua > Motueka > Woodstock > Wakefield > Nelson over four days. Anita gave us lots of great advice in the planning stages and we got exactly what we...More

Thank Sharon A
Nelson Cycle H, Owner at Nelson Cycle Hire and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you. We are so hsppy you enjoyed your experience with us.

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

When in Nelson the Great Taste Trail is a "must do". The folks at Nelson Cycle Hire provided good bikes, suited for the task at a reasonable price. We had the bikes for a week and put on over 200 km without a hitch. I'd...More

Thank quadrapod
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We rented bikes here and there were some significant advantages of hiring from this location. First of all, it is out of town, so you are already on the Great Taste Trail with out having to cycle in town. They also provide a facility to...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve rented bikes in the USA, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, China, France, Laos, Indonesia and yesterday in Nelson NZ. Jim, at Nelson Cycle Hire, provided the best Customer Service I’ve ever experience. Also the bikes in NZ are generally very good. This prices here are better...More

Thank sbaxx
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This was a great experience for our first time riding on the Great Taste Trail. Even though the company are not open for their peak season hours during winter they were happy to open up to kit my daughters and I out for a half-day...More

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Response from Ben28044 | Reviewed this property |
Was 40 a day for a normal bike