The Nelson Tasman area is arty, interesting and there are plenty of reasons to stay and have a good look around. Tasman is the general region with Nelson being the largest main centre. There's plenty of sunshine in Nelson. Enjoy the beautiful environment while you get acquainted with the creative local culture. Nelson main centres include Motueka, Takaka, Abel Tasman National Park, Brightwater, Golden Bay, Kaiteriteri and Murchison. Nelson has a rich cultural heritage, and the local museum reflects this. more
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Warm, quality, spacious accommodation close to Nelson City's famous Tahunanui beach. Excellent, modern facilities. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and sporting complexes all nearby. Abel Tasman National Park, vineyards and crafts are an easy drive away. We have spacious, tree lined, sunny grounds. Friendly hosts keen to assist.
Mobile-friendly - Sliding down water polished chutes, jumping into crystal clear pools, abseiling through showering waterfalls, and flying down ziplines. Abel Tasman Canyons provides exciting and action-packed guided canyoning trips in the Abel Tasman National Park, the Kahurangi National Park and Mt Richmond Forest Park. Canyoning: the best adventure to get roped into.
Mobile-friendly - The best Abel Tasman Day Trip. Join our small group cruise exploring the Abel Tasman National Park's coastline (maximum 11 passengers). A one day scenic-cruise, kayaking, swimming and bush-walk adventure including a visit to the Tonga Marine Reserve. Our comfortable charter boats and friendly, knowledgeable skippers ensure a relaxed and unhurried day. Delicious platter-style lunch, snacks and refreshments included.
Mobile-friendly - Personalized boat tours, guided walks. Local van tours, exploring the treasures of the Abel Tasman, learn ecology, history, in a relaxed atmosphere with expert guides. Our Golden Future boat tour explores the Abel Tasman Coastline. Promised Land walking tour takes you to the remote inland part of the track. Treasures van tour combines short walks, beaches, rivers, even a cave.
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GreatOutDoors Tours do a number of trips and tours. Guided walks into the Abel Tasman and other National Parks such as Nelson Lakes and numerous special scenic spots in the top of the South Island of New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - At Abel Tasman Horse Trekking we provide quality trekking experiences right on the doorstep of the famous Abel Tasman National Park. For ages 12 and over we offer two-hour guided rides on the Marahau Beach, including a lesson in our sandy arena. For younger children we offer half-hour paddock rides. Quality gear, experienced, first-aid trained guides and friendly horses.
Mobile-friendly - Kaiteriteri Kayak is the only kayak operator to operate from Kaiteriteri Beach. Come and enjoy our blend of good times, great people, personality-plus guides and interactive trips! So go for a big day out, big lunch, lots of laughs join a trip with Kaiteriteri Kayak—great little kayak trips.
Mobile-friendly - An award winning modern Lodge just 400 metres from the famed Abel Tasman National Park. Restaurants, cafes, beaches, water taxis and kayaking all within easy walking. A range of studio, 1 & 2 bedroom chalets all within modern bathrooms, plus free unlimited WiFi, spa pool & sauna, BBQ, guest kitchen, laundry, room service breakfasts, free parking, information & booking service.
Abel Tasman National Park is the smallest national park in the country. It's world famous for its coastal walking track and has many golden sandy beaches. Established in 1942 it is 22,530 hectares in size and the nearest towns are Takaka, Motueka and Kaiteriteri. Tui, bellbirds and pukeko can be seen in this area.
Mobile-friendly - Nestled in amongst New Zealand's picturesque and scented native bush, Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets offer the relaxing and picturesque getaway you have been dreaming of. Our timber 1 & 2 bedroom chalets offer breathtaking ocean views allowing you to awake up refreshed in the beauty of New Zealand's native bush while gazing out to sea.
Mobile-friendly - Day sailing tours aboard fast comfortable catamarans. The most peaceful and relaxing way to see the Abel Tasman—New Zealand's best sailing location. With half-day, full-day, and multi-day options, we'll make the most of your time. Private charters for specialised tours available for groups up to 40.
Mobile-friendly - Come to the stunning Abel Tasman National Park in comfort and safety with experienced skippers. Seven-days-a-week service. All trips offer viewing stops and commentaries about the unique Abel Tasman National Park features. See wildlife, golden sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, lush native bush and rivers.
Mobile-friendly - Inclusive, enjoyable and great for all ages, our haerenga (journey) includes an easy 3-hour return voyage along peaceful coastlines featuring golden sand beaches and vibrant native forest as we paddle together towards the iconic Toka Ngawhā, also known as Split Apple Rock.
Mobile-friendly - About New Zealand Rental Cars is one of New Zealand's favourite car hire companies that specialise in providing a large fleet of modern rental cars for self-drive holidays, sports teams and business travel. We offer rental cars in two Nelson locations (airport and city) and from our other depots in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Picton, Blenheim and Greymouth.
Mobile-friendly - About New Zealand Rental Cars is one of New Zealand's favourite car hire companies that specialise in providing a large fleet of modern rental cars for self-drive holidays, sports teams and business travel. We offer rental cars in two Nelson locations (city and airport) and from our other depots in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Picton, Blenheim and Greymouth.
Mobile-friendly - An easy way to find the best price to rent a campervan or motorhome in New Zealand. We specialise in free and easy self-drive campervan holidays. Our objective is to assist our customers in achieving their ideal holiday through efficient methods of holiday planning. In all, we ensure that you will give no chance to holiday disappointments.
Mobile-friendly - Absolute beachfront location on a quiet sandy beach. Private, 5-star luxury cottages in a spacious garden setting. TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice 2013, 2014 and 2015 winner in Luxury, Romance, Service and Small Hotels categories. This romantic lodging is centrally located for exploring Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks, and Farewell Spit.
air2there.com is a regional air service for Central New Zealand. air2there.com has bases at Paraparaumu, Nelson and Blenheim Airports and is dedicated to providing a fast, affordable regional service. Charter services are available to most airports throughout New Zealand. Our aircraft fleet includes the 14 seat Jetprop Grand Caravan. air2there operates additional charter aircraft for New Zealand wide charters.
Mobile-friendly - Luxury new boutique architecturally designed accommodation in secluded, three-acre stunning waterfront property with pool, on idyllic Kina Peninsula. Located within easy drive from Abel Tasman National Park; stunning beaches; Mapua and Nelson; local wineries, cafes and golf courses. The perfect getaway location for couples wanting a world class experience.
Mobile-friendly - Offering free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast, Aloha Lodge is just 2 minutes' walk from Nelson's beautiful Tahunanui Beach. All rooms offer SKY Guest Select 50+. Some rooms also have saunas and spa baths. Aloha Lodge is close to Nelson Airport and Nelson City is just an 8 minute drive away. Several restaurants and bars within easy walking distance.
Superb accommodation for couples, families and groups. An architecturally styled lodge in a natural setting at the very edge of Nelson Lakes National Park with great outdoors and lots of activities. It's location presents itself as a hub for visiting the Nelson/Abel Tasman and Marlborough regions.
We are a New Zealand based consultancy (specialising solely on New Zealand) creating innovative and imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to your own requirements. Amazing New Zealand can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism wherever possible to see and experience the REAL New Zealand.
Central city Victorian villa home modernised with air-conditioning, double glazing, super-fast fibre Wi-Fi and HD Blu-ray players. Budget rooms as low as NZ$39pppn outwith Summer. Big en suite rooms, most with TWO Queen beds. Free parking, great meals and room service available. Best Price in Nelson's City Centre Guarantee.
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Honest Lawyer 5km Fun Run/Walk
8, 5km races every Monday evening based at the Honest Lawyer Pub. Registration from 5:15pm. Walkers & Early Runners start 6:00pm, Runners 6:15pm. Spot prizes.
Where: The Honest Lawyer, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1 Point Rd, Monaco, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 5:15pm on Monday 5th February 2018
To: 7:30pm on Monday 26th March 2018
This is a six weeks course suitable for anyone whether new to yoga or someone looking for class run at a gentle pace. Covering the basic postures and providing a foundation for future classes and a personal practice.
Where: Studio Evolve, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1 Kinzett Terrace, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Monday 12th February 2018
To: 8:30pm on Monday 19th March 2018
Dru Yoga Classes
Strengthen your body! Relax your mind! Open your heart! Perfect for all ages, states of health and levels of fitness. Soft and flowing yet powerful movements and sequences, proven to ease physical discomfort & relieve ...
Where: Tahunanui Community Centre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 61 Muritai St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:30pm on Monday 22nd January 2018
To: 8:00pm on Monday 9th April 2018
Adventures In Improv - Classes
Tuesday night improv classes with Linda Calgaro. This course explores the skills, language, theory and concepts of improvisation. Each week we'll explore games and exercises that teach the principles of improv, ...
Where: Ghost Light Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 146 Bridge Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Tuesday 13th February 2018
To: 9:00pm on Tuesday 10th April 2018
Raw Food Demonstrations
Sally Rees, our visiting raw food expert is running two Raw Food Workshops in February. The first is Sweet Raw Treat on 7 February. This sounds really interesting as who doesn't like nourishing sweet treats? The second ...
Where: Nelson Farmers Market, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Maitai Boulevard, Paru Paru Road, Nelson
From: 11:30am on Wednesday 7th February 2018
To: 12:30pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
Nelson Farmers Market
Every Wednesday Rain or Shine the Farmers Market comes to Maitai Boulevard bringing you local fresh produce and products from all over the top of the south region. Come down have lunch and sample some incredible ...
Where: Maitai Boulevard, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Paru Paru Road, Nelson, 7010
From: 10:30am on Wednesday 28th June 2017
To: 2:00pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018
Chamber of Commerce Luncheon – Meet Patrick Gower: POSTPONED
Unfortunately this event has been postponed due to predicted weather conditions on Wednesday as our guest safety is paramount. A new date will be announced as soon as possible. Mediaworks and Nelson Tasman Chamber of ...
Where: Grand Mercure Monaco Apartments, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 6 Point Road, Monaco, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 12:00pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
To: 1:30pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
David Trubridge: Beauty Matters
The Centre for Fine Woodworking. New Zealand's premier furniture making, woodworking & design school presents a public lecture. David Trubridge: Beauty Matters. David is teaching a two day master class at the ...
Where: The Suter Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 208 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 22nd February 2018
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 22nd February 2018
Los Hermanos Fundraiser Concert for NCMA
The Los Hermanos Guitar Ensemble from Motueka, comprise of siblings Kieran (20), Lauren (16), Grace (15), Millie (13), Christopher (12) and Evie (7). They are members of the NCMA's Guitar Orchestra, and have previously ...
Where: Old St John's, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 320 Hardy Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 22nd February 2018
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 22nd February 2018
Dan Walsh - UK's Finest Clawhammer Banjo Player
Dan Walsh returns to New Zealand. "The real deal, a demon picker." - Uncut "Absolutely terrific!" - Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 "Eclectically inspired and consistently brilliant." - Froots Fresh from a ...
Where: Fairfield House, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Van Diemen St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 22nd February 2018
To: 11:59pm on Thursday 22nd February 2018