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 on the doorstep of the famous Abel Tasman National Park. For ages 12 and over we offer two-hour guided rides on 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. 85kg rider weight-limit.
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 and close to Nelson. 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 - Only a ten-minute stroll 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 - Golden Bay Coachlines operate daily scheduled services from Nelson to Golden Bay, Abel Tasman National Park and the Heaphy Track via Richmond, Motueka, Takaka and Collingwood. We also provide bus charters in Golden Bay. Operating modern air-conditioned coaches, join us as we take you on a scenic journey through limestone outcrops, rolling hills and vast golden beaches.
Mobile-friendly - Helicopters Nelson is a locally owned and operated helicopter company specializing in personalized tours of the Nelson & Marlborough regions. We are also Nelsons leading provider of commercial services. With generations of experience operating helicopters in Nelson and the surrounding national parks, who better to show you the diversity of our naturally beautiful region?
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.
We are a family operated business with a modern fleet of reliable Fiat Ducato Roller Team 746 and Ford 696 Zefiro motorhomes. Our main aim is to give you a wonderful touring experience discovering New Zealand. Whether you want to travel from Auckland, Christchurch, Nelson, Able Tasman or Queenstown, contact us for a motorhome to suit your needs.
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 'Gourmet Guided Walks' on the Heaphy Track, Old Ghost Road and throughout the Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman National parks. Our guided walks all depart from Nelson and we take care of all the logistics. Our team of guides carry and prepare all meals, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of these areas.
Trampers transport to all tracks in the northern part of the South Island, including Kahurangi Park, Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman. For all numbers of persons we can pick up by 4WD from accommodation or airport anytime of day to one or both ends of tracks including: Heaphy, Tablelands, Wangapeka, the Cobb Valley, and the Leslie Karamea.
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Where: Nelson Musical Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 95 Atawhai Drive, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:30pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
The NZ Cider Festival 2022
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Where: Founders Heritage Park, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 87 Atawhai Dr, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 1:00pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
To: 7:00pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
Of Love and Loss - Songs of Leonard Cohen: POSTPONED
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Where: Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 78 Rutherford St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
To: 9:45pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
Dru Yoga Class
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: Saxton Stadium, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 142 Saxton Road East, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 10:00am on Monday 4th July 2022
To: 11:30am on Monday 12th December 2022
Ceramic Sculpture Classes
By APPOINTMENT ONLY Ceramic Sculpture classes. Casual classes. And you can start any week. All welcome. $25 per lesson plus materials and firing Tuesday Evening or Thursday Evening or Saturday Afternoon. Groups ...
Where: Vicki Charles Sculptor, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 55 Weka St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:30pm on Tuesday 20th September 2022
To: 8:30pm on Thursday 24th November 2022
Nelson-Stoke Business Networking - 8 AM Meeting
Calling all Nelson, Stoke, Richmond-Tasman Business owners! Do you want to network with genuine business people in a supportive, fun environment? Meet with other positive business owners in a high energy, ...
Where: McCashin's Brewery, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 660 Main Road, Stoke, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30am on Tuesday 19th January 2021
To: 9:00am on Tuesday 20th December 2022
First 1000 Days - Understand Your Brain - Nelson
In this talk you will learn about the structure of your brain and how these impact on everything you say and do. To understand how this structure comes about means re-examining your early life and the first 1000 days. ...
Where: Tahunanui School, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 69 Muritai St, Tahunanui, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 16th November 2022
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 16th November 2022
Pickup Ultimate Frisbee
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Where: Tahunanui Playing Fields, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Tahunanui, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Wednesday 24th August 2022
To: 7:00pm on Wednesday 30th November 2022
Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Series
Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Series Based at Club Waimea in Richmond. A series of 5k events for runners and walkers. Wednesday evenings, starts 2nd Nov thru 21st Dec, then restarts 8th Feb thru 29th ...
Where: Club Waimea, Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 345 Lower Queen Street, Richmond 7020, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Wednesday 2nd November 2022
To: 11:59pm on Wednesday 29th March 2023
Karma Release Intensive - 5 Day Retreat
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Where: Sri Shiv Shakti Ashram, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Tadmore-Glenhope Rd, Tapawera, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 2:00pm on Wednesday 16th November 2022
To: 9:00pm on Sunday 20th November 2022