Cycling & Mountain Biking

Simply Wild Journeys offers you a range of private cycling and mountain biking trips, from easy scenic riding on the "Great Taste Trail" through rural farming, vineyards, delightful estuary and coastal landscapes, to an exhilarating downhill helibike from 1000 metres in the mountains behind Nelson City, on the bed of an old mining railway . Read More

General Touring

Simply Wild Journeys offers guided private touring using a Volkswagen Touareg luxury vehicle or European mini coach in the northern half of the South Island. We'll create an itinerary that covers the many scenic attractions of our unique area. Read More


With Nelson's access to five National, Forest and Maritime parks within 30 minutes by helicopter, and stunning landscapes of sweeping golden beaches, turquoise seas, superb native bush, imposing mountain ranges, wilderness rivers and the remote and spectacular coastlines of Kahurangi National Park and the Marlborough Sounds, Simply Wild Journeys offers you some of the best multisport/multiactivity trips in the world, incorporating helibiking or cycling, sailing, sea kayaking, helihiking and helirafting. Read More

Sailing, Launch & Kayaking

Abel Tasman National Park is one of the most attractive maritime parks in the world, with idyllic golden sand beaches washed by the tidal flows of Tasman Bay, linked by an easy walking track of exceptional standard, alternating with hidden coves, estuaries and spectacular granite outcrops. Offshore lie numerous islands punctuating the broad sweep of Tasman Bay, providing sanctuary for seabirds, seals and penguins. Our range of private launch and yacht trips cover cruising, expedition style and luxury yachts, for you to enjoy the ideal experience of the Park. Read More

Walking and Helihiking

Simply Wild Journeys offer you a wonderful selection of the best scenic walks and hikes in the Nelson region, privately guided, by vehicle, boat and helicopter, in Abel Tasman National Park, Kahurangi National Park, Nelson Lakes National Park, Richmond Forest Park and the Marlborough Sounds. Read More