Arty and interesting, there are plenty of reasons for the sun to shine in Nelson. Enjoy the beautiful environment while you get acquainted with the creative local culture.
Nelson has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Nelson.
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Fiona from Baton Run Adventures offers Horse Treks for novice riders to the most experienced with variety of very individual horses. Half day up to three day treks amidst 5,000 acres spanning 5 valleys. Beautifully dressed bach accommodation available on-site close to the station or more remotely in the alpine lodge. Quad-bike rides available for partners not horse riding.
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. Come with us where few have gone before and feel the true flow of nature.
Public tours AND private tailored charters. Join us for a full day conservation tour, or a custom charter. Maximise the Abel Tasman National Park's potential to fulfil your relaxation needs, go guided walking, bird-watching, mammal spotting, photographing, snorkelling and fishing in paradise. With our personal touch, passion experience, we've got your Abel Tasman experience covered! More than just an eco-tour.
If you are experienced or have never been kayaking before, we can accommodate you on your special journey into New Zealand's most beautiful National Park. Kayak guide and owner operator "Mitch" who has been guiding in the area since 1995 and crew will ensure a great value day out in the idyllic Abel Tasman National Park.
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.
Abel Tasman Kayaks was established in 1986, realising a vision to bring visitors into the glorious Abel Tasman National Park. Sea kayaking is a low impact way to explore beautiful golden beaches, coves, lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forest fringing our granite coastline! We offer guided, day and multi-day tours.
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.
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.
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.
Anahata Yoga Retreat is a residential yoga retreat located on a mountain top above sea level, in stunning surroundings next to the Abel Tasman National Park and overlooking Golden Bay in New Zealand. The focus is on yogic lifestyle, health, awareness, relaxation and imbibing yogic skills to create balance in every day life through Yoga Solutions for Life™.
Farm fun for all at Animal Farm Rare Breeds Farm Park. We are easy to reach; located at 389 Gardner Valley Road in Upper Moutere, only 15 minutes drive from Motueka and 30 minutes from Nelson. 17 hectares of friendly animals and fun for everyone. We (and all our animals!) look forward to meeting you. Come enjoy.
Our horse treks range from 1.5 hours, to over-nighters, to seven days plus! All our horse treks offer stunning views over farmland and beach, including river crossings, caves and the option of a gallop along the white sand beaches for horse lovers. We are open for horse treks most days.
Here at Christchurch Touring Company, we specialise in small group tours, luxury charter services, cruise ship excursions and exclusive airport transfers. Our range includes Christchurch City, Canterbury and the surrounding regions – including Kaikoura, Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, Hanmer Springs and further afield.
Citywalksz offer affordable, self guided walking audio tours all over the world including New Zealand. Available for download directly from the Citywalksz website or using the Free Citywalksz App, these tours give you the flexibility to begin whenever you like and take as long as you want. Listen to the fun, fact-filled and entertaining tours both online or offline.
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