Experts in moving people, bags & bikes


Trail Journeys offer transport options for Tasman's Great Taste Trail, The Rameka, Heaphy and The Old Ghost Road to name a few.

The new 'Trail Hopper' passenger service leaves from the Nelson i-SITE, stopping at Mapua, Motueka i-SITE and Kaiteriteri before returning, making it easy for you to experience our region.  You choose what part of the trail you would like to experience.

Daily Transport for passengers and bikes. Nelson to Kaiteriteri and return twice a day Operating: 1st December to 30th April. Please enquire for any transport outside these dates.

We also offer a bag only or bike only drop offs.


Nelson - Kaiteriteri

Nelson iSITE Mapua Wharf Motueka iSITE Kaiteriteri Beach
Depart Depart Depart Arrive
9.30am 10.15am 10.45am 11.15am
4.15pm 5.00pm 5.30pm 6pm

Kaiteriteri - Nelson

Kaiteriteri Beach Motueka iSITE Mapua Wharf Nelson iSITE
Depart Depart Depart Arrive
1.00pm 1.30pm 2.00pm 2.45pm
6.15pm 6.45pm 7.15pm 8.00pm
Adult One Way Return
Nelson - Mapua $25 $40
Nelson - Motueka $30 $50
Nelson - Kaiteriteri $35 $60
Mapua - Motueka $15 $25
Mapua - Kaiteriteri $25 $40
Motueka - Kaiteriteri $15 $25
Bike Transfer
*Bikes ride free with passenger using Hopper service. Bikes only: $15.
Bag Transfer
Free when using the Hopper service(15kg max). Bag only: $15 per bag.

Mapua Ferry

The Ferry is the vital link between Mapua and Rabbit Island on the 'Great Taste Trail'