The Mapua Ferry is a vital link in Tasman's Great Taste Trail taking riders from Rabbit Island to Mapua wharf and back again
Sit back and enjoy the only ferry crossing in New Zealand's cycle trail. Built to accommodate cyclists and foot passengers, the ferry is only a ten minute trip. There are also plenty of cruising options available and the ferry can be hired for private functions.
Nestled into the small settlement of Mapua the location is home to many interesting cafes, boutique, trendy shops offering an interesting array of products. It's a great place to browse and spend time in the quaint cafe scene that is Mapua. The Mapua Ferry provides a great link from Rabbit Island to this buzzing community which comes alive with people during the weekends and the holiday seasons.
Ferry Cruising and Private Functions
School Education trips, Christmas parties, Weddings and Funerals... we are proud to say we do it all! Check out the cruising options when you hire the Mapua Ferry. Read more...
If you need transport back from Mapua or anywhere along the Great Taste Trail then we can offer an easy, hassle free service to get you home. Check out our Trail Journeys vans and bike trailers here or give us a call on 0800 CYCLE TRAILS.
Great present ideas for all the family to enjoy. Order here or enquire at the Trail Journeys office.
The Mapua Ferry is Operating today, currently running on winter timetable.
Meet the Trail Journeys Team and Hire a Bike
Trail Journeys bike shop on the Mapua Wharf is the one stop shop for all your biking needs. They have bikes for the whole family, child seats, helmets the works.
Whether you want a one day hire for exploring Rabbit Island or would like a organised tour of the Great Taste Trail, they can organise it all.
View their bike range...