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Trail Journeys Nelson

37-39 Halifax Street | Nelson, Mapua 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 0093
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Trail Journeys now offer the same quality services in Nelson on Tasman's Great Taste Trail. With three convenient rental locations, Nelson (beside the I-site), Mapua Wharf & Kaiteriteri we offer day adventures you will remember forever. From specifically designed hybrid comfort bikes to mountain bikes and high end E bikes by Bosch . Our full range of rental equipment is ideal for the whole family. Specialising in * Itinerary planning & booking service * Independent & and guided tours * Luggage transfers * Accommodation & activity bookings * Transport * on trail support * Bike pickup & drop off * Mapua ferry service. Experience the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park or visit the world famous Abel Tasman National Park with Trail Journeys.
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37-39 Halifax Street | Nelson, Mapua 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 0093
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rented bikes over the day for the amazing Dun Mountain track. The staff was very passionate and gave plenty of helpfull advice and information for the ride. A wide variety of quality bikes were available, suitable for all conditions. We had a real blast the...More

Thank NesseGV
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Trail Journeys really went out of their way to make my cycling experience in Nelson fantastic. I rode the back country Dunn Mountain trail...pretty rugged country, but very do-able for a fit person with some mountain biking experience. The e-bike was in great order and...More

Thank catherinemfink
TJsTeam, Manager at Trail Journeys Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hey Catherine, Thanks for leaving feedback. We're glad you had an awesome day out on the Dun mountain Trail. We're so lucky to have such an amazing trail (one of NZ's great rides) that you can start and finish right here from our shop in...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We spent a day cycling from Mapua to Nelson and back. The service and attention given at the start by the Trail Journeys technician was excellent, getting everything in order before we departed. Comprehensive route maps and bike accessories provided. A short ferry journey across...More

1  Thank Robert N
TJsTeam, Manager at Trail Journeys Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Robert, Glad you had a great day and thank you very much for the review.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

I hired a bike for one day to cycle from Nelson to Mapua. The route was quite manageable and well signed. I dropped my bike off at the Mapua store, and my pick up transportation back to Nelson was well organised. A great day out...More

Thank Kit Y
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Super friendly folks running this place. I only had an afternoon to ride and they got me set up quickly with a great bike, good for mountain trails and dirt roads. I had a wonderful ride. Thank you!

Thank carol s
TJsTeam, Manager at Trail Journeys Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

You're welcome Carol, Glad you enjoyed your time with us and in this beautiful part of NZ.

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Adam set us up with great bikes and accessories. He gave us some good ideas of where to ride and helpful maps.

Thank walking-yoga-fan
Reviewed 5 May 2017

What an amazing day we had on the 6 E Bikes we hired at Mapua. The staff were great and took the time to set the bikes up and explain how to get the most out of the bikes. We caught the Ferry across to...More

Thank grantandhelenwright
TJsTeam, Manager at Trail Journeys Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hey Grant and Helen, So glad you got to have a go on some of our new E-bikes. They're becoming more an more popular. Its a fantastic way to see the countryside and experience a new way to travel.

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Just amazing a friend & I had the most amazing time & cant wait till the next time. Both male staff members were so friendly & helpful. Exactly how a company should run a business. Thanks again so much guys keep up the awesome customer...More

Thank jodieslade
TJsTeam, Manager at Trail Journeys Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hey - no worries Jodie, We're glad you had a fun time with us. The Tandem bike is certainly great fun and an awesome way to experience the Great Taste Trail. We hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went in to Trail Journeys to arrange a bike and transport to do the Mapua to Nelson part of the Great Taste Trail. We absolutely loved it. The bikes were beautiful, very new, well equipped and perfect for the trail. The map given to...More

Thank miriamferg
TJsTeam, Manager at Trail Journeys Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for the review. We pride ourselves with trying to provide a seamless customer experience and really appreciate feedback, both good and bad - its the only way we can get better. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Hired 2 bikes with tag a longs and a kids bike. Took 3 hours to ride around rabbit island / play on the beach. Kids loved it. The bikes were great. Clive was very helpful. Loved the ferry journey over

Thank Christina S
TJsTeam, Manager at Trail Journeys Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hey Christina, Thank you for leaving a review. We are a family run business and nothing makes us happier to hear kids enjoying days out on our bikes and the ferry is a real trump card for the kids. Hope to see you back soon.

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