Explore some of the most incredible spots in the country along this gentle to moderate coastal cycle tour over the course of three days. Heading from Nelson through Mapua and Kaiteriteri and into the picturesque Abel Tasman National Park, this will be a trip to remember.
Starting in Nelson, collect your bike and gear as you're briefed for your tour. The first leg is 32km along the Great Taste Trail to Mapua, a route with plenty of fantastics cafes, pubs and galleries to enjoy. The trail takes you through the coastal boardwalks at the Waimea Estuary, across the Waimea Swing Bridge and then on to Rabbit Island. Here you'll meet up with the iconic Mapua Ferry to take you across to the Mapua Wharf where there are plenty of vibrant cafes and restaurants to enjoy before retiring for the evening.
Day Two takes you on a 40km leg to Kaiteriteri via Ruby Bay and Tasman where you can enjoy the panoramic views of Tasman Bay. Continue on the trail and stop at any of the fun and fantastic cafe's along the way. You'll approach Kaiteriteri through the mountain bike park with breathtaking scenery ahead. Then, make your way to your accommodation for the evening to enjoy your well earned rest.
Your third day is one to remember. Head to the Abel Tasman National Park for a full scenic day cruise and walk. With a visit to Split Apple Rock and a fur seal colony, the golden beaches, forest walks and the serenity of the region, you'll be thinking back to this day for years to come.
Minimum number of two participants
In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider
Comfortable casual clothing
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