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. 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.
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 - 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 with 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 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 - 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 - 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.
Nelson, located at the top of the South Island, has THE best kitesurfing spots throughout NZ, from Tahuna beach to the golden sand beaches at Marahau – Abel Tasman National Park. Kitesurfing and SUP school ... Come and take advantage of Nelson's amazing beaches and constant winds! Let our team of internationally qualified instructors get you up and riding.
Mobile-friendly - Latitude South takes you to the real New Zealand going that extra mile, delivering authentic and fulfilling luxury travel experiences. Our focus on small groups and privately-guided experiences allows you to delve into the wonderful aspects that make up New Zealand. We’ll offer you once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, engaging local people, fantastic activities-unique experiences that will live on in your memory.
Welcome to Murchison Heli Tours, a place to see all the wonders 'our world' has to offer. Offering a professional helicopter transport operation, specialising in scenic flights and charters, hunting/fishing drops, heli-biking/tramping, kayaking and rafting, commercial operations and flight training. Take a moment to explore the various scenic flights we offer. Fly with us across untouched New Zealand landscapes.
Mobile-friendly - Located in Marahau at the southern end of the Abel Tasman National Park is the ideal stunning coastal paradise for you to relax and unwind. Enjoy this picturesque region famous for its incredible golden beaches and coastal tracks. Old Macdonalds offers, twin-share cabins, powered caravan sites, and dormitory with fresh water swimming holes, farmland, relaxing bush walks and farmpark.
Mobile-friendly - 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.
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Hopetoun Brown and The Genius of Finn Scholes
Horn-heavy duo and 2017 Taite Prize finalists Hopetoun Brown are joined on stage by arguably the country’s finest trumpet player, Finn Scholes. Throughout two energetic sets they’ll swap trumpets, saxophones, ...
Where: Playhouse Cafe & Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 171 Westdale Rd, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00pm on Friday 25th May 2018
To: 11:59pm on Friday 25th May 2018
Monty Bevins Lovers Again Tour
Much loved kiwi troubadour Monty Bevins hits the road this May and June to celebrate the release of his new single Lovers Again. He'll be joined in Nelson by eccentric-folk musician Fraser Ross for this show at the ...
Where: Fairfield House, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Van Diemen St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00pm on Friday 25th May 2018
To: 10:00pm on Friday 25th May 2018
Be quick to secure your seat for Handel’s Messiah, the first major concert in the new Nelson Centre of Musical Arts! After years of absence, the Nelson Civic Choir is thrilled to perform these concerts, together ...
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Nile St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Friday 25th May 2018
To: 4:30pm on Saturday 26th May 2018
Pink Ribbon Brunch: CANCELLED
The NZBCF really helps support the families and the research that is needed to one day beat the disease. You will be well informed on what the NZBCF does to help woman in NZ and we will have raffle tickets to sell along ...
Where: Grand Mercure Monaco Apartments, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 6 Point Road, Monaco, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 11:00am on Saturday 26th May 2018
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 26th May 2018
Dancing for A Cause
A glamourous evening of entertainment, with 8 local personalities being partnered with a trained ballroom dancer and performing a ballroom dance in front of a panel of judges at the Trafalgar Centre, in order to win the ...
Where: The Trafalgar Centre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Paru Paru Rd, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 26th May 2018
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 26th May 2018
Nelson we're back & this time we're bringing a couple of NZ's favourite "Shapeshifter" boys with us! Limited earlybirds from $15. Lineup: The Peacekeepers Support from: Evil Empire Benny Walker (George ...
Where: Malbas Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 131 Bridge Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 9:00pm on Saturday 26th May 2018
To: 3:00am on Sunday 27th May 2018
The Nelson Market
The Nelson Market is one of NZ's best loved and widely respected markets. For almost 40 years, market owner Nita Knight has worked hard to create a showcase of the best that the Nelson region has to offer in arts, crafts ...
Where: Montgomery Square, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1 Montgomery Square, nelson, new zealand, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00am on Saturday 10th February 2018
To: 1:00pm on Saturday 8th June 2019
(Un)conditional II is co-curated by Sarah McClintock and opens in Nelson at The Suter Art Gallery, Saturday 17 March, 5pm and features work by Ayesha Green, Cushla Donaldson, Eve Armstrong, Gabby O'Connor, and Rob ...
Where: The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 208 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 9:30am on Tuesday 20th March 2018
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 27th May 2018
National Geographic 50 Greatest Photographs
Now extended until end 30 June 2018! 50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic showcases many of the most compelling imagery published in the history of the magazine. This exhibition will transport visitors ...
Where: The Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Cnr Hardy & Trafalgar Sts, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 10:00am on Saturday 17th March 2018
To: 4:30pm on Saturday 30th June 2018
The Big Bike Film Night
Lights. Cameras. Bikes! We're on a mission -sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you. The Big Bike Film Night treats pedal punters with our 2018 collection of movies that has everything ...
Where: The Suter Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 208 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Sunday 27th May 2018
To: 8:15pm on Sunday 27th May 2018