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Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours

Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2245
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US$113.23*
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Full-Day Self-Guided Scenic Cycling Winery Tour from Nelson
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US$105.68*
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Full-Day Self-Guided Countryside and Coastline Cycling Tour from Mapua
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US$317.03*
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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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Thank Diane_Owen2014
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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful "bespoke" week in the beautiful Tasman region. Perfectly tailored by Wheelie Fantastic to our cycling abilities and gastronomic requirements. We peddled, we walked (Abel Tasman National Park a "must do"), we shopped in the galleries, and then there was the food and wine.........not...More

Thank Jane Louise M
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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jane, Thank you for your comprehensive review. We enjoyed sharing this area with you and you did indeed get to taste the best of what this area has to offer. We were happy to modify as required, thankfully a mini cyclone is a rare...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The excellent reviews of Wheelie Fantastic, and Nicky specifically, are spot on. Do yourself a favor and work with them for your bike tour! I called in the morning right after they opened and Nicky answered and I was lucky enough she wasn’t booked for...More

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

It was lovely to meet you and we are especially happy if we can help out a solo traveler. Apologies we couldn't organise the typical sunny Nelson weather but I know you made the best of the day. Take care on the rest of your...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

On a recent visit to the Nelson area of the South Island of New Zealand, we had a day long wonderful cycle touring experience with Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire and Tours. The tour included a top winery, historical sites, extraordinary local scenery including farms, pastures...More

Thank James L
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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks Jim, we had a lovely day out too. We are always happy to share this part of NZ with visitors and help them find the places many people who come here don't find. Take care on your travels and I hope Lou's knee gets...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

What a fun, educational day with Nicky. She was personable and so knowledgeable about the Nelson/Mapua area. She supplied a fantastic picnic lunch of local products, and introduced us to beautiful wineries and artisan's shops along our drive. Would highly recommend this group, on or...More

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

We are very fortunate that we not only live in the area, but get to work there too. We are happy to share this beautiful region and help people find places they possibly wouldn't have gone to if you were self-guiding. The added bonus of...More

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Reviewed 9 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
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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 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

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Reviewed 20 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
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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 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.

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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

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Nicky M, Owner at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 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

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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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