Marahau (or unofficially the Abel Tasman Village) is a small village, located on the edge of the Abel Tasman National Park. Easily accessible from Nelson airport by road. It offers a wide range of accommodation and with cafés, restaurants and a gourmet hamburger caravan, it is the ideal place to access the Abel Tasman National Park. Marahau is the perfect place to organise a kayak, hike or simply relax on the beach.
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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. Come with us where few have gone before and feel the true flow of nature.
Mobile-friendly - Abel Tasman Charters operate a scheduled day-trip scenic cruise along the beautiful Abel Tasman coastline, past Split Apple Rock, Kaiteriteri, Marahau, round golden sandy bays, Adele and Fishermans Islands and on to Tonga Island seal colony. Other options include an exclusive 6 hour getaway charter, a Winery Tour followed by Scenic Cruise with gourmet lunch and a combined Cruise/Helicopter experience.
Mobile-friendly - We offer personalized boat and walking tours, exploring the treasures of the Abel Tasman, learn about the ecology and history of the area, with a relaxed atmosphere and expert guides. Choose from or combine our original boat/walking tour of the coast and our more intrepid tour of the stunning inland track. Book an exclusive charter.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Nestled in a native bush setting, all of our solid timber one and two bedroom chalets offer maximum privacy and stunning ocean views. With wonderful panoramic seaviews, you wake up, appreciate the view and the day begins with a smile. Serviced daily, includes complimentary fresh ground coffee, tea, cookies and toiletries. Relax, explore, recharge; you'll wish you could stay longer.
Mobile-friendly - Only a few minutes from Kaiteriteri Beach and a short drive to the start of the Abel Tasman Track, our tree lined holiday park operates all-year round offering over 200 sites for your camping pleasure! With amenities, powered and non powered options and the many adventures on our doorstep like fishing, walking trails, cafe's and nature - it's all here.
Mobile-friendly - Our sea kayaking company is proud to be 100% owned and operated. If you are experienced, or have never been sea kayaking we can accommodate you on your journey into New Zealand’s most beautiful National Park. We are happy to provide freedom kayak hires along with our fully guided trip options.
Mobile-friendly - Located in Marahau at the southern end of the Abel Tasman National Park which is renowned for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs, and world-famous coastal track. Old MacDonalds offers self-contained studio units, twin-share cabins, powered caravan sites, tent sites, backpackers cabins and dormitory with natural fresh water swimming holes, farmland, relaxing bush walks, farmpark and on-site alfresco style cafe.
Mobile-friendly - A luxury, destination wedding venue located next to the Abel Tasman National Park. This private, exclusive bay provides the ultimate setting for photoshoots, honeymoons or the wedding of your dreams. Robyn Cliffe is an award winning wedding designer who brings together the very best professionals in New Zealand to create exquisite weddings of exceptional quality.
Small family-owned sea kayak company with many years of industry experience and extensive local knowledge. The Abel Tasman National Park is a very special place to our family (whānau) and we are excited to share its history, stories and natural beauty with you. Our base is brand new and purpose built - just for sea kayaking!
Mobile-friendly - Southern Wilderness specialises in innovative day and multi-day Gourmet Guided Walks through the three National Parks of the Nelson Tasman region. Experience fantastic tracks with relative ease and luxury - without the heavy burden of carrying your own food and equipment or the time consuming task of organising all the logistics of your trip. Custom package options also available.
Mobile-friendly - Kayak in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Experience the untouched, timeless beauty visiting beautiful golden sandy beaches, bush-clad islands suspended in clear blue waters, all warmed by endless hours of Nelson sunshine. Guided trips range from a ½ day to 5 Days or freedom kayak rentals also available.
Mobile-friendly - Waka tours from Kaiteriteri, the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. A truly unique cultural experience that's suitable for all ages. Group Journeys, Haerenga ā-rōpū.
Let us create a unique experience for your school, business, iwi, tour or team-building group. Paddle as a group along the coast, try your hand at racing, or ask us to design a customised adventure.
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Nelson Hydrotherapy Classes
Classes generally occur weekly other than on public holidays. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.
Where: Nelson Hospital, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 98 Waimea Rd, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 1:30pm on Tuesday 9th May 2017
To: 2:10pm on Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Victoria University Undergraduate Information Evening
Undergraduate Information Evening. If you're thinking about university, come to our information evening and discover what sets Victoria apart. You’ll find out about study options, scholarships, accommodation and ...
Where: Rutherford Hotel, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 27 Nile Street West, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Tuesday 30th May 2017
To: 8:00pm on Tuesday 30th May 2017
Da Vinci Robots & Machines
Terminator, The Matrix, Wall-E, Get Smart… We’ve always been fascinated with gadgets, robots and machines. We generally tend to think of it as a 21st-century construct, yet the earliest conceptualisation of robots ...
Where: The Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Cnr Hardy & Trafalgar Sts, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 10:00am on Saturday 15th April 2017
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 13th August 2017
Four Flat Whites In Italy
Roger Hall's hugely successful, sell-out hit comedy is hitting the road in 2017, promising big laughs and nights of fun in 28 venues around the country. Venice! Rome! Tuscany! It’s 2007 and guide book in hand, ...
Where: Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 78 Rutherford St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017
To: 10:30pm on Thursday 1st June 2017
Vegas Horror Show
"Not just another bloody magic show!" As seen on New Zealand's got talent, Andre Vegas brings the Vegas Horror Show to The Playhouse in Nelson. A mix of horror, comedy, illusions, magic, music and a little blood. ...
Where: Playhouse Cafe & Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 171 Westdale Rd, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00pm on Thursday 1st June 2017
To: 11:59pm on Friday 2nd June 2017
Guidance from Spirit with Kaye Corlett
Come along and enjoy an enlightening and fun evening of "Guidance from Spirit" with internationally renowned clairvoyant Kaye Corlett. The evening will include Kayes story, guidance and messages from spirit, question and ...
Where: Yaza Cafe, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 117 Hardy St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 1st June 2017
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 1st June 2017
Graeme James Highways Tour Nelson: CANCELLED
“A man that must surely be poised to take over the New Zealand folk-music scene at any minute”- Libel. Hitting the highways once again this winter is award-winning folk troubadour Graeme James. 2016 was an ...
Where: East Street Cafe & Bar, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 8 Church Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Friday 2nd June 2017
To: 10:00pm on Friday 2nd June 2017
Fergus Aitken Stand-up Comedy
Fergus Aitken: Stand-Up Comedy shows in Nelson & Takaka Wellington comedy favourite Fergus Aitken returns to Nelson and Takaka with an adults-only standup comedy show that will leave you in stitches. Fergus has ...
Where: Paradox, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 137 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00pm on Friday 2nd June 2017
To: 9:30pm on Friday 2nd June 2017
Bacco Quizz Night held upstairs in our new Wine Bar every Friday night from 12th May at 6pm. Great prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams as well as spot prizes. Team numbers minimum of 3 persons. Phone ...
Where: Bacco Restuarant & Wine Bar, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Friday 12th May 2017
To: 8:00pm on Friday 14th July 2017
Find Your Voice
A workshop for absolute beginners or very shy (nervous) singers. Outcomes: - Understand and begin to overcome your fear of singing - Rediscover the joy of singing, by singing with others - Understand how anxiety ...
Where: Nelson School of Music, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Nile St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 10:30am on Friday 2nd June 2017
To: 11:30am on Friday 30th June 2017