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Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours

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Address: Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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We are a local company, with a passion for cycling. Our services range from...

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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$100.80*
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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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$302.41*
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Private Tour: Full-Day Guided Scenic Cycling Winery Tour from Nelson with Lunch

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Wonderful trip! Tasman Great Taste Trail

Thank you to Nicky from Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire. We had a great three days cycling the trail - Nicky was welcoming and friendly and we really appreciated her advice... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2016
Stingray74
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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

Thank you to Nicky from Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire. We had a great three days cycling the trail - Nicky was welcoming and friendly and we really appreciated her advice - especially tips on the best coffee stops!! The bikes were awesome and, though at times we were slightly outside our comfort zone, we finished each day feeling very satisfied.... More 

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

It was a pleasure to put together an itinerary for you and it was great to catch up and hear all your news from your day. As you didn't have time to ride all of the trail (or shop in all the shops!), we hope you can return and enjoy the rest of it. It was lovely to meet you... More 

Heidelberg, Germany
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157 reviews
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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Was looking for some guided activity in the Abel Tasman. Was picked up in the morning by super friendly Nicky and Lisa. Drove to our starting point and was equipped with a very good bike. Started off with Lisa cycling beside me. What was great was not only the very nice ride, but also the nice chat with Lisa. Made... More 

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

We really enjoyed our day out with you too. The route you followed is one of our favorites and we always enjoy being able to share it with visitors. The day passed so quickly and it was a shame you didn't get a chance to see some more. We very much look forward to your return visit. We have a... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

We had 3 lovely days riding part of the Tasman Great Taste Trail and then through the Upper Moutere region. Our bikes were comfortable and we were provided with nice roomy waterproof panniers. Nicky was fabulous right from our first email contact. She was quick to respond, shared her extensive local knowledge and provided us with great options with flexibility... More 

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

We were happy to help you enjoy this area in a way that suited you best. I hope you return to try a few more routes that you didn't have time to experience. You also managed to get the best of the recent Spring weather. More 

London
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We rented two mountain bikes for a week. We had looked into various other options, through local bike shops, contacting other cycle tour companies in NZ (almost all were totally unresponsive, even Natural High who we have used before) and everyone said that Wheelie Fantastic was our best option. They were really helpful and gave us bikes when and where... More 

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

Thank you for your positive feedback. We love being able to offer advice and talk bikes with people who want to explore the area as well as the trail. You also found out, what we know as locals, that August is a great winter month to go cycling. I hope you do return and we can provide more routes for... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

We spent a wonderful day cycling on Rabbit Island and visiting Seyfried's vineyard for lunch. The service at Wheelie was excellent, they can give you the best tips; bikes were easy to use and everything was very convenient. Highly recommend!

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

We were happy to help you enjoy this area. Perhaps you will get a chance to return and explore more of this region by bike. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We had the best day Nicky!!! What a beautiful way to see the pretty scenery around Nelson!! Highly recommended for solo/couple or groups! Amazing wine, amazing scenery, amazing people! Very happy!

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

Sorry I couldn't arrange the sunny Nelson weather to do its normal sunny thing. Glad you enjoyed it anyway. Have a safe trip on your South island holiday. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Fantastic day out. Well done to Nicky. Bikes comfortable, 3 tastings and food platters for lunch which fed 10 people easily. Simple process to book, pay and you get what you would expect and even more. Takes an Irish Gal to show the Kiwis hospitality and great customer service

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

So glad you got to enjoy the beautiful Moutere countryside at it's sunny best. We enjoyed the company of your group and hope we get a chance to show your group some more of this region. The group organiser did such a good job, I'm sure they will want him to arrange a second visit! More 

Kendal
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed February 27, 2016

We hired a couple of hybrids and a one way drop off in Mutueka. The owners were most helpful on the choice of route and importantly advice on good cafe stops! Cycles were in good order and priced fair. Hire included a discount voucher for Jelly Belly at Matua where we had a pleasant lunch before crossing to Rabbit Island... More 

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

You guys got a great overview of the area with this route. We hope you get a chance to return and explore the rest of the area around Mapua. More 

Stratham, NH
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135 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed February 20, 2016

My husband and I rented bikes for 2 days. Nicky picked us up at our accommodation on the Kina Peninsula and dropped us and the bikes off in Woodstock so that we could bike back to our accommodation on the Great Taste Trail. She gave us her business card with her cellphone number in case we had any problems. On... More 

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

Thank you for giving us the chance to help you enjoy this area. We hope you get a chance to return and do some of the road bike routes. More 

Portstewart, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed February 17, 2016

Had a great experience with Wheelie Fantastic. Lisa & Nicky very helpful from start to finish organising our day at the wineries, their local knowledge is impressive and info is given for all the best things to do. Great bikes top condition & lovely shop. Definitely recommend these guys we hope to be back soon.

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Nicky M, Manager at Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this review

We enjoyed showing you a little bit of this region.We hope you can return soon too. We have lots more routes you can enjoy. Next time bring your cycling gear and do some road bike routes. More 

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