Great Taste and Takaka Valley

Indulge in this tour in the Nelson area and explores the Takaka valley. Enjoy the variety of coastal riding, boat trips, scenic flights, bundling adventure and comfort seamlessly into one remarkable journey.

About this tour

Explore Tasman’s Great Taste Trail, visit Kaiteriteri, enjoy an Abel Tasman boat trip to Totaranui, a scenic flight over Golden Bay and experience the Takaka Valley and Farewell Spit.

Total Distance: 238km
Difficulty: Grade 2
Duration: 6 Days/ 5 Nights
Price From: $2,950 NZD pp
Start | End: Starts and finishes in Nelson or Christchurch


This combo tour includes the Great Taste Trail in Tasman, a loop around the Nelson region connecting small rural towns and communities. The tour visits Kaiteriteri, a scenic Abel Tasman boat trip up the coast to Totaranui, a scenic flight around the Golden Bay, then a day in the Takaka Valley to tick off the Farewell Spit from your bucket list.

Tour Dates

If your preferred tour date below has been marked as ‘fully booked’, please get in touch with us. We may have cancellations, and therefore some space might become available.

12-17 Nov 2024$2950Spaces availableBook now
21-26 Jan 2025$2950Spaces availableBook now
18-23 Mar 2025$2950Limited Spaces availableBook now
6-11 May 2025$2950Spaces availableBook now


“Our second time with Pure Trails and again we found them amazing. The planning that goes into making these trips is spot on and the detail taken is second to none.

We loved our trip and are already talking about planning the next one with Pure Trails. Highly recommended.”

Kym Y Mahood | Taupo