Welcome to Nelson the sunshine capital of New Zealand.  Blessed with a landscape of rugged mountains, stunning beaches of golden sand, pristine rivers and lakes all bordered by three National Parks, Nelson is a fantastic holiday destination.  Surrounded by boutique wineries, craft breweries, delicious cafes and restaurants with a very vibrant arts and crafts community but also catering for adventure activities Nelson is a hard place to leave…

Activities & Adventure

Abel Tasman National Park

Walk, sea kayak, boat transport & cruise Abel Tasman National Park.

www.abeltasman.co.nz

Aqua Taxis – Abel Tasman

Shuttle, day trips & tours into Abel Tasman National Park.

www.aquataxi.co.nz

Kayaking in Abel Tasman

Kayaking in the Abel Tasman.
A Choice of places to hire from:

www.seakayaknz.co.nz
www.abeltasmankayaks.co.nz

Buller Canyon Jet

Jet boat ride, longest swingbridge in NZ – Murchison.

www.bullercanyonjet.co.nz

Eco Tours of Farewell Spit

Farewell Spit Eco Tours in Golden Bay

www.farewellspit.com

Bike Hire in the local area

Bike hire in Mapua and Nelson

www.wheeliefantastic.co.nz
www.gentlecycling.co.nz

Department of Conservation

Hiking, sightseeing, day walks in Abel Tasman National Park, Kahurangi National Park, Nelson Lakes National Park

www.doc.govt.nz

Dining

Hopgoods Restaurant & Bar

One of Nelson’s finest award winning dining experiences and a restaurant you should not miss.
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, Tel : +64 3 545 7191

www.hopgoods.co.nz

Other

Straw Bale Homes

Designers & builders of straw bale homes, Wanaka

www.strawmark.co.nz