Great Taste and West Coast Wilderness Biking Trails

If you’re after a biking experience in New Zealand’s South Island, then you’ve found the perfect activity to add to your stack! Kiwi Journeys offer a range of fantastic tours of Nelson’s Great Taste Trail and the West Coast’s Wilderness Trail, two of the most incredible biking experiences in the country. You’ll be provided with everything you need to set off on a memorable trip, so matter your ability or experience, you can enjoy an unforgettable ride while soaking up some of New Zealand’s most beautiful scenery!

What's the best cycling route on the South Island?

Kiwi Journeys offer tours of two of the South Island's best cycling trails, Nelson's Great Taste trail and the West Coast Wilderness trail! Take day tours across different locations, or take multi-day tours across the entire trails, with all the equipment and accommodation already sorted for you.

Choose from one of their exciting Great Taste Trail tours – from coastal scenery with abundant wildlife to peaceful valleys and swimming in rivers and lakes, this trail has it all. Discover fascinating history along the way, and of course, make plenty of stops for delicious food and award winning wineries! Take a 5 day fully-guided tour, discovering local hidden treasures, riding through quiet trails and country roads and staying at boutique accommodation. If you’re only after a one-day ride, take their e-bike adventure through Moutere Hills Winery to admire breath taking views of the Mount Arthur Range.

Join Kiwi Journeys on one of their West Coast tours – navigate rugged shorelines, wind through lush green native rainforests, around pristine lakes and along glacial rivers. Cross over historic bridges to cycle along abandoned tram lines and explore former gold-mining towns in one of the countries most popular and accessible biking trails. Book a spot on the all inclusive 4 day tour, including treetop walks and scenic cruises, or take a day tour of the spectacular Hokitika Gorge.

Cycling is one of the best ways to enjoy New Zealand, so head to their website now and book a spot on one of their unforgettable tours!

  • Prices vary depending on tour:
    For their Great Taste Trail tours, click here.
    For West Coast Wilderness tours, click here.
  • Multi-day tours include all accommodation and transfer to meeting point.
  • They also offer bike hire – click here for more information.

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