Nelson - Nelson City
Arty and interesting, Nelson City is located in one of the most beautiful and sunny areas of New Zealand: the Nelson region. Stroll around Nelson City on foot, or take a sightseeing tour.
As the main urban hub of the top of the South, Nelson is a vibrant city. The Christ Church Cathedral looks over the city streets where you will find boutique shops, art galleries and alfresco dining.
Arty and interesting, Nelson is located in one of the most beautiful and sunny areas of New Zealand. Stroll around Nelson on foot, or take a sightseeing tour. Visit a raft of local art studios and galleries including handcrafted jewellery, local fashion designers and craft food artisans. Explore the Nelson Provincial Museum.
The Nelson Saturday Market is a must-visit from 8am - 1pm in Montgomery Carpark - filled with fresh local produce, art & crafts and a range of colourful characters. more
Experience Nelson’s history with a wander down the South Street precinct, New Zealand’s oldest preserved street. Stroll through the peaceful Queens Gardens, or Miyazu Japanese Gardens named after Nelson’s Japanese sister city.
Walk 30 minutes to the center of New Zealand, the center most point of the country with great views of the region.
Tahunanui Beach is a popular swimming beach just five minutes’ drive from the city centre, with some of the best kitesurfing in New Zealand and a host of accommodation, cafés, bars and family activities nearby.
Visit Nelson’s iconic art attraction - World of WearableArt™ and Classic Cars Museum - a world class collection of classic cars can be viewed alongside mind-blowing works of art that are wearable.
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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 - Apex Car Rentals has been doing things 'the Kiwi way' for more than 25 years by providing exceptional customer service and respecting the different cultures we work with every day. Choose Apex for your New Zealand car hire and experience first-hand why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - Brook Valley Holiday Park is a beautiful quiet park set in rural location amongst native bush and at the picturesque Brook stream 10 minutes from Nelson. Get back to basics with your stay at Brook Valley Holiday Park, no mobile phone reception, no en-suites, no frills. Escape the holiday crowds, immerse yourself in a peaceful valley surrounded by native birdsong.
The best value campers to enjoy the South Island. Toyota Estima 'campercars', Hiace Hitop campers, 6 berth motorhomes. Pick up/drop off in NELSON, PICTON, CHRISTCHURCH or QUEENSTOWN. A person in each town meaning one way fees either low or free. We pride ourselves on our service and our vehicles. Visit our website to learn about the 3 types of camper.
Mobile-friendly - Spectacular sea views can be enjoyed from all five of these modern self-contained accommodations. Affordable luxury, situated in a tranquil bush setting yet only minutes away from the beach, central Nelson and the scenic waterfront. Easy driving distance to the Abel Tasman National Park. Decorated in a nautical theme with full kitchens, spacious living and great outdoor areas.
Capture New Zealand's tour programs have been created from countless hours and miles of travel, photographing in all seasons. We know the best locations, the best time to be there and the best places to unwind at the end of each day. Enjoy excellence in service, efficiency and Kiwi hospitality with us.
We would love to have you join us photographing in our unique country. New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the finest photographic destinations in the world, and the incredible diversity of the landscape enthralls even the most seasoned of travellers. Whatever season you want to photograph New Zealand in, we have a tour departure to suit you.
Whether you are visiting sunny Nelson for business or pleasure you will find comfort, tranquillity and elegance right in the heart of Nelson City at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge. Enjoy Nelson's beauty from your room while still enjoying a bundle of life's luxuries that make Chelsea Park a Qualmark, 4 Star Plus destination. High quality motel accommodation in central Nelson.
Mobile-friendly - Escorted, customised tours driving our Jaguar, MG and Alfa Romeo classic and modern sports cars, or yours. Enjoy up to five different cars touring the wonderful uncrowded roads of the South Island. Day or multi day trips on set dates or to your choice, taking in delightful destinations, riveting roads, characterful company, delicious dining, affable accommodation and stunning scenery!
Mobile-friendly - Involved in the hospitality and tourism industry for over 20 years, Destination Tasman is a locally owned and operated business based in Motueka run by locals Chrissy and Gary. We operate a pick up and drop off service from many locations including, Motueka, Kaiteriteri, Takaka, Collingwood, Marahau, Mapua, Nelson and everywhere in between.
Mobile-friendly - Small family owned enterprise operating a fleet of current model, two, four, six-berth motorhomes and campervans. Situated in sunny Nelson at the top of the South Island, among national parks and golden beaches. Bases Auckland and Christchurch. Pick-ups from Nelson Airport or accommodation, Blenheim Airport or accommodation and inter-island ferries in Picton, Picton Airport or any accommodation. Other areas by arrangement.
Mobile-friendly - Cycle the Great Taste Cycle Trail in Nelson, New Zealand with The Gentle Cycling Company. Self-guided rides for lovers of food, art & beautiful landscapes. Single day wine or craft beer rides, multi day rides in stunning rural landscapes include routes to Kaiteriteri, gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park.
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.
We have a great range of quality budget rental cars and campervans available for hire. Our rental fleet is constantly being updated and maintained to ensure that we can offer you reliable and safe rentals at very affordable prices. Extra discounts for longer hires. NO HIDDEN COSTS! One way hires possible.
Enjoy the beauty of New Zealand from the comfort of any of our 2, 4 or 6 berth motorhomes. We offer you a very individual and personal service, and are very flexible to your needs. We’ve travelled extensively in New Zealand, so we can give really good advice on where to go and what to do. Airport pickups available.
Maitai Valley Motor Camp is situated in the beautiful Maitai Valley, Nelson, in a bush-like setting with its many walks and mountain bike trails in the surrounding hills. Relax and enjoy the serenity of the river, hills and bush walks. Nature at its best. NZ$10 for camping unpowered. Powered sites/ cabins/ pet friendly.
Small group guided tours for mature travellers. MoaTrek holidays are designed especially for those who want to explore our beautiful countryside in a small friendly group with the care and attention of a professional Kiwi Guide. Enjoy special annual events, summer getaways and get to know the locals over relaxed lunches in their homes.
Mobile-friendly - Nelson City TOP 10 Holiday Park is the closest holiday park to the centre of the city offering quality, affordable accommodation for couples, families, school and sports groups, independent travellers and backpackers. Choose from motel units, studios, cabins, powered sites and campsites. Travellers from all over the world enjoy staying here because of the excellent facilities and genuine hospitality.
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 - Located within 5 minute's walk of the centre of Nelson city and 2 minute's walk from Rutherford Conference Centre, Palazzo Motor Lodge offers quality stylish and spacious accommodation. Our 16 apartments offer a flexible range of options to meet your needs and ensure you have a relaxing stay. Enjoy modern, comfortable accommodation, exceptional service and affordable prices.
Mobile-friendly - Perfectly positioned, Parkside Motel in Richmond, Nelson is at the gateway to Nelson/Tasman Region's attractions. Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and access to the cycle trail virtually on the doorstep. King or queen-size beds, access and spa bath options. Most rooms have views over the adjoining park to the Mount Arthur ranges.
Mobile-friendly - Lord of the Rings™ Tours. We'll take you on 6, 10 or 14 day journey through Middle Earth™. Make your dreams a reality, walk in the footsteps of your favourite character with our Lord of the Rings™ Tour. Visit best Lord of the Rings™/Hobbit™ film-sites with like-minded fans, become part of a fellowship. 5-star winners on Trip-Advisor yearly since 2012.
Mobile-friendly - Drive something different...classic, modern European sports and convertible cars from MG, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Lexus, Mercedes and Jaguar. Starting from our Nelson or Christchurch bases, experience the joys of self-drive travel through our stunning South Island scenery on uncrowded roads. We also provide chauffeur services as well as escorted road trip tours where you get to drive multiple sports cars.
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 - From camping sites to self-contained motels, we have accommodation in Nelson to suit most needs and budget. Situated along 1km of coastline adjacent to safe swimming Tāhunanui Beach, and easy walking to Tāhuna Fun Park, this is the ideal destination for your family holiday. Onsite:café, bouncing pillow, pedal-karts, mini-golf. Dog-friendly camping sites 1 Feb–30 Nov. Groups and winter-over stays welcome.
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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
Wanting to get more active? Trying to meet some cool people? Looking for a new sport to try out? Come give Ultimate Frisbee a go. Ultimate is a well-spirited, mixed-gender, non-contact sport that is always open to ...
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
Richmond / Tasman Business Networking - 7.30am meeting
Do you have a business in Richmond, Wakefield, Brightwater, Mapua or the Tasman area? Would you like to meet other local business owners and build relationships? This 7.30am Richmond-Tasman Networkers group is for ...
Where: The Stables Restaurant & Tavern, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1 McGlashen Avenue, Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30am on Wednesday 21st September 2022
To: 8:30am on Wednesday 14th December 2022
Karma Release Intensive - 5 Day Retreat
Only a few spaces left for this One time only - Intensive .... see below for registration details. Dear friends, After many Karma Release and Healing workshops, Yogi Aikam Aikoham Nath ji brings a 5day Intensive ...
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
The Human Brain (all Ages) - Nelson
The Human Brain (all ages) - An Instruction Manual In this presentation, Nathan provides an informative narrative on how our day-to-day interactions with children and young people, significantly the early years, ...
Where: St Paul's School Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 63 Salisbury Road, Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 17th November 2022
To: 11:59pm on Thursday 17th November 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
Partner Dance Classes - First Time Free for Local Beginners
For first-time beginners. First class free - only for local dancers living in the region. For up-to-date information including current class timetable and notices about class statuses, please visit our ...
Where: St Joseph's School, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1/18 Manuka St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00pm on Thursday 7th July 2022
To: 8:40pm on Thursday 15th December 2022
Nelson Central Business Networking - 9.30am Meeting
This inclusive and friendly group of Nelson business owners enjoy meeting other positive people to develop synergies and partnerships on a weekly basis at the very. Come, pause, and take a moment over a coffee, to ...
Where: Prince Albert Hotel, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 113 Nile Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 9:30am on Thursday 24th February 2022
To: 10:30am on Thursday 15th December 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: 6:00pm on Thursday 7th July 2022
To: 7:30pm on Thursday 15th December 2022