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 Nelson Airport, Mapua Wharf, 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.

* The Trail Hooper is now CLOSED for winter*   

We can provided private shuttle options please contact us for details

Nelson > Airport > Kaiteriteri

Nelson iSITE *Nelson Airport Mapua Wharf Motueka iSITE Kaiteriteri Beach
Depart Depart Depart Depart Arrive
9:45am *10:05am 10:35am 11:00am 11:20am
2:45pm *3:05pm 3.35pm 4:00pm 4:20pm

* NB: Departures from the Nelson Airport on a booked basis only

Kaiteriteri - Nelson

Kaiteriteri Beach Motueka iSITE Mapua Wharf Nelson iSITE
Depart Depart Depart Arrive
12:35pm 1:00pm 1:30pm 2:05pm
5:05pm 5:30pm 6:00pm 6:35pm
Adult One Way Return
Nelson - Airport $15
Nelson - Mapua $25 $40
Nelson - Motueka $30 $50
Nelson - Kaiteriteri $35 $60
Airport - Mapua $20
Airport - Motueka $25
Airport - Kaiteriteri $30
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'

Now on winter hours - Weekends - School and Public Holidays