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Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours

Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2245
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USD 104.68*
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Full-Day Self-Guided Countryside and Coastline Cycling Tour from Mapua
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Full-Day Self-Guided Scenic Cycling Winery Tour from Nelson
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Private Tour: Full-Day Guided Scenic Cycling Winery Tour from Nelson with Lunch
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We are a local company, with a passion for cycling. Our services range from bike hire at Mapua wharf, to premium multi day tours along Tasman's Great Taste Trail and/or quiet back roads. We provide high quality trail 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 10 July 2017

We hired bikes for a day and cycled along some of the great taste trail from Mapua. We were with our 1 year old daughter and weren't sure if she would be happy to sit in the seat on the back of the bike....Luckily the...More

Thank Ben M
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us (especially with a 1 year old to look after!). We were happy to help you enjoy the Nelson winter sunshine. There are plenty of other routes you could come back and explore. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We went on a day-long tour with Nicky around Nelson's countryside. She took us around to several wineries, galleries, New Zealand's oldest pub, shops, and other fun and picturesque areas throughout the day. Nicky has a great passion for the region and local businesses and...More

Thank Megan D
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you Megan. I think it is safe to say you got a good taste of the area. It was a lovely day for me too. I hope the rest of your trip went well. Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed 10 May 2017

3 days, 100 odd kms (give or take), a few hills thrown in for good measure and stunning scenery. So much on offer here. Vineyards, views, mountain bike trails, leisurely trails, old pubs and we can't forget coffee at Ginger Dynamite. Great pasties here too....More

Thank Jacvan64
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

We loved sharing this area with you guys. I think your itinerary gave you a great taste of some of the best places in the area. Brilliant autumn sunshine and colours also let you enjoy this part of NZ at this time of the year....More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great 3 days, highly recommend, ask about the electric bikes - these make this experience accessible for all levels.

Thank Kate C
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your comments. You packed a lot in to your weekend! Hopefully you get a chance to return and explore some other routes.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We are 2 couples who took a 1 day tour (not on bikes) of the Nelson area with Nicky. What a fun day we had! Nicky got to know us quickly and catered the day to our interests. We saw some local artisans at work,...More

Thank lauriebeth1121
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Guys, it was a privilege to share this area with you. It was a fun day and we covered a lot of ground (physically and literally!!). You didn't get to see it all so there are plenty of reasons to return. Take care and thank...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A group of 4, we booked with WF because of the numerous options offered so we could personalize a 5 day tour to suit our desires and necessities. We wanted a level of fitness that all in our group could do with a level of...More

Thank NSBiker
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you guys for your comments and thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. We thoroughly enjoyed your company. It was a shame there were a couple of days when the weather didn't let you enjoy the area in typical sunshine....More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

excellent to do and the girls make it so easy and tell you all the best places to stop for quirky cafes and great cakes. we enjoyed the first day so much we went back for another one two days later, out of our three...More

Thank Laura P
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Hi Laura, You certainly made the most of your time here. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed all the coffee stops as much as we do. You guys certainly were capable of covering a lot of KMs in the time you had. Thanks...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Nicky and Lisa were most accommodating. Given I booked very close to arrival day and being nelson anniversary weekend they were fully booked. Nicky managed to fit us in with 4 bikes, they fitted perfectly! They provided map, recommended routes to take and where to...More

Thank JessMoh
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thanks Jessica, we were happy to help. We would liked to have been able to show you more of the area, so hopefully you will get a chance to return.

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Thank you Nicky and Lisa, we all had a fantastic time, you are both great ambassador's to tourism in NZ and run a fun, professional and friendly business. It was all so easy, met at our BnB, bikes dropped off, run through program for next...More

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We were happy to help your group enjoy this area. Hopefully when a few more sections are complete you will get a chance to return and discover other parts of this trail and surrounds.

Reviewed 5 February 2017

We loved Wheelie Fantastic! The bikes were delivered to our accommodation. Bikes in excellent condition and were equipped with bike computers. They gave us a bunch of maps of the area and even a few cards for discounts in the area.More

Thank KJalltheway
Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

We were happy to help you enjoy this area by bike. You made a great choice in your accommodation location, so it was perfect to have the bikes delivered to where you stayed. We hope you get a chance to return and explore more of...More

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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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