Hugging the waters edge on the Ruby Coast, discovering the crystal clear waters of Golden Bay, Cable Bay, Kaiteriteri Beach, immersing deep into the Abel Tasman National Park, a picnic in silence on Lake St Arnaud, sailing aimlessly in the Marlborough Sounds ... The northern tip of the South Island is bursting with untouched beauty, coupled with one of the world's most famous sauvignon blanc wine regions.
This tour is pending COVID-19 border closures between Australia and New Zealand
Nelson and Marlborough offer a large number of cycling routes both on and off-road.
Riding itineratries are not fixed, we adapt to the groups ability and experience.
Below are suggested itineraries.
Day 1: Private pick-up at Nelson Airport, transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Aniseed Valley, Mapua, Hackett Creek - lunch at Mapua Ferry, option to catch ferry to Rabbit Island
Day 3: Ruby Coast via Montueka, ride to Te Waikoropupu Springs/Pupu Springs - lunch in Kaiteriteri, option to take a boat ride to Split Apple Rock
Day 4: Motueka Valley Loop - late lunch in vineyard with wine tastings (transfer back to hotel)
Day 5: Departing the Nelson region we make our way to the Marlborough Region via Rai Valley. Taking a detour into the Sounds, you abandon your bikes for an unforgettable sailing voyage. We will pick you up at the other end in Picton, transferring you to your hotel.
Day 6: Blenheim & Waihopai Valley loop or as we call it, the 'wine lovers' loop.. embroidered fields, sweet scents... plenty of good drops!
Day 7: Awatere Valley & Redwood Pass - good food and good wine must be burnt off on the final ride on tour..
Day 8: Transfer to Nelson Airport
Bring your own or speak to us about renting a bike (extra charge)
The following activities will be included in the Tour Price:
Our standard Exclusions apply, these can be found on our Booking Terms & Conditions page
Our standard Cancellation rules apply, these can be found on our Booking Terms & Conditions page
MAGLIA NERA TOURS PTY LTD
PO Box 207,
Freshwater NSW 2096
ABN: 73 623 773 884