GTT Highlights

Boardwalk, Waimea Estuary

Boardwalk, Waimea Estuary

No record like this would be complete without a brief listing of highlights. so here goes one perspective:

  • The Great Taste Tasman Trail itself
    Waimea Inlet, from Main Road

    Waimea Inlet, from Main Road

    • Well constructed, well maintained, and largely on dedicated tracks
  • The scenery:
    • Waimea Estuary
    • Rabbit Island
    • Mapua surrounds
    • Mapua to Motueka trail – including the lookouts
  • The Cafes and Bars which kept us fed, particularly:
    Honest Lawyer, Monaco, Nelson

    Honest Lawyer, Monaco, Nelson

  • The friendly people who were interested in discussing our ride
    Riverside Cafe

    Riverside Cafe

    • Staff of the cafes
    • Other diners and guests
    • Passersby, who stopped for a chat
  • Mapua Wharf: a hive of activity (as seen below)

Would we do another trip? What do you think?

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