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Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure Option B Nelson City

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What to Expect

Kiwi Journeys are excited to release the new ‘Tunnel to Town’ tour. Construction on a new 5km section of trail into Wakefield is now complete allowing this amazing day of cycling, scenery and tasting.
Today you will ride through the longest disused rail tunnel in the southern hemisphere, extraordinary mountain vistas, amazing scenery through farmland, orchards, hop gardens, vineyards, coastal estuaries as well as being able to sample world class food and beverage.

Choose from Option A, ‘Tunnel to Town - via Mapua’, or Option B, ‘Tunnel to Town
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Important Information
Departure Point
Halifax Street East, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Cycle equipment including trail comfort bike, light, helmet, repair kit, carrier bag, odometer and trail map
  • Bottled water
  • Transport: Nelson to Spooner's Tunnel
  • Transport: Mapua Wharf to Nelson, Mapua Ferry (Option A)
  • Snacks - all meals at own cost
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


About the operator

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By: Kiwi Journeys
233 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Clayton, New York
Fabulous Day!!
Such a great day. The folks at Kiwi Adventure are top notch. They fit you to the appropriate bike, outfit you
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Dublin, Ireland
E bikes
This was our first time to try e-bikes - they were great, especially if you're not a regular cyclist. It was
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Auckland, New Zealand
Amazing vineyard bike ride experience!
We had a fantastic vineyard bike ride experience with kiwi journeys. We hired an e-bike, and using the provided
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Very friendly and helpful people and awesome bikes!
We had an awesome experience with Kiwi Journeys! They were incredibly accommodating and helpful. They got us all
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Beate S
Auckland, New Zealand
Good quality bike!
I rented a bike for 3 hours which I to over to Rabbit Island on the Ferry. It was a quick and professional
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
A cycle of life! : ) wonderful scenery, planning, accommodation and comms.
Perfect planning and comms. The Kiwi Journeys team are amazing and planning the trip in 2 totally different time
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Wellington, New Zealand
Mapua 3 hour hire
$67 for 3 hours cycle/helmet hire and a return ferry ticket for Rabbit Island. Friendly staff, good bikes (even
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Danville, United States
Very fun way to spend an active day seeing the natural beauty of the Nelson area
My DH and I had a single day in Nelson (a free day during a 14-day guided tour of NZ). We originally wanted to
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Wellington, New Zealand
Self-guided 4-day Great Taste Trail Ride
Five over-60 men from Wellington enjoyed a four-day self-guided ride on the Great Taste Trail, riding from Nelson
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Very nice!
On the day itself we decided to go cycling with our tow toddlers. We passed the shop but it was closed, called
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Nevada City
Great company to rent bikes from!
My husband and I recently rented bikes from the location at the Mapau Warf and rode the taste trail toward Tasman
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Oakland, CA
Great bike ride with a highly professional company
We did the one day Great Taste Trail from Nelson to Mapua. I made reservations online and received quick responses
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Excellent EBIKE Independent tour
OUTSTANDING - only way to rate this shop. Every staff member I talked to was professional, extremely helpful and
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Great tandem bike hire
We hired a tandem bike for half a day. The service was prompt and very friendly. The bike was in great condition
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Self guided day trip
Had a great day - went from Nelson to Rabbit Island on the old rail trail. Stopped for coffee on the way at
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