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The Gentle Cycling Company

411 Nayland Road, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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A great day

Great service, great bikes and a wonderful day with grandchildren. I would highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Richard S
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Lovely way to spend a day!

We did the great taste trail. Our daughters are both 9 and they managed to get to the suspension... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
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Self-guided half day, full day and multi-day bike hire and tours on and around the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Explore vineyards, craft breweries, cafes, historic villages, beaches and beautiful rural landscapes in Nelson, the Craft Brewing Capital of NZ.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine trail” (4 reviews)
“cheese shop” (4 reviews)
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411 Nayland Road, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Great service, great bikes and a wonderful day with grandchildren. I would highly recommend this company.

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks for your review. It's lovely to hear we were able to help you enjoy our beautiful region. Best wishes, Rose

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We did the great taste trail. Our daughters are both 9 and they managed to get to the suspension bridge then back to the cellar door and berrylands for lunch. Fairly easy ride and nice scenery. Also did the Stoke brewery at the start, which...More

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. It's berry season now so a good time to include a stop at Berrylands. Those brownies sound good too. Cheers, Rose

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I did a full day bike rental and wine tour with the shuttle option. It all worked out smoothly from the time I was promptly picked up at my accommodation until drop off at the end of the day. Rose was delightful! Answered questions, provided...More

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for your review Rebecca, I'm glad you had such a good day. Cheers, Rose

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We booked this tour from Australia a few months prior to going. All the correspondence was very helpful with prompt replies. Rose who met us and explained the tour the day we started was ver friendly and helpful and gave us all the tips. We...More

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for your sharing your experience of our Coastal Classic trip. It's great to hear you enjoyed the ride. Cheers, Rose

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Winery tour Rose was a great tour operator and extremely friendly. All directions were clear and easy to follow. All equipment worked without fault and the weather was perfect. The Great Taste Trail is a great piece of track to take advantage of.

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Hi Tom, thanks so much for your review. We love helping people enjoy the Great Taste Trail and great weather certainly helps put a smile on everyone's faces. Thanks for coming! Rose

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived mid morning and were greeted warmly by Rose, the owner. She mapped out several options for us after having listened to what kind of experience we wanted to have . Very helpful! We took a leisurely ride, very comfortable bikes with a basket...More

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Suzy, Thanks for taking the time to write a review, I hope you enjoyed your Nelson wines! Best wishes, Rose

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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The Gentle Cycling company is made special by being under the care and direction of Rose. Her enthusiasm, friendliness is exemplary and makes you want to be under her care. The bikes are in very good condition and are of a high quality. I can...More

Thank Anne H
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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hi Anne, Thanks so much for providing some useful feedback on your trip with us in April. I am very sorry to hear that the wrist injury was more serious than a sprain. The two sets of hairpins in the mtbike park are not easy,...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Many thanks Rose for providing us with all we needed for a perfect days cycling, including good quality bikes, child seat, helmets, maps and local knowledge/advice.

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks for your review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your day on the trail. Rose at Gentle Cycling

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We just returned to Canada from New Zealand where we had a fantastic time touring the Nelson and Tasman areas by bike, in kayaks and on foot. Rose at the Gentle Cycling Company set two of us up with efficient and comfortable bikes, well-marked maps,...More

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hi Susan & Doug Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experiences of our "Art & Food" self-guided cycling trip followed by the Wilsons Abel Tasman 3 day Guided Kayak & Walk. You certainly packed a lot into your time here for...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend the Great Taste Trail for families, friends and couples. The tour was well organised with options for different trails. Rose and her team provided a wonderful service. The Wakefield Hotel was clean, comfortable and restful with options for ensuite. The local...More

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StokeRosie, Owner at The Gentle Cycling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hi Lisa & Cate Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experiences of our "We Love Nelson" self-guided cycling trip. The hills are challenging for some people, and having plenty of time so you don't have to rush that section is the...More

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