Nelson Lakes Attractions and Activities
Nelson Lakes has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Nelson Lakes.
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Steve welcomes you to the Nelson Lakes District and onto a "real" hunting experience in New Zealand. Hunted animals include Chamois, Thar, Red and Sika Deer. Backpack in and spend nights under the stars, or helicopter in and use backcountry huts. Steve doesn't charge trophy fees and the meat is yours to do with as you please.
Lake Rotoiti is easily reached from both Nelson and Marlborough. From Nelson City, follow SH6 south and take the turn-off to the left sign-posted for Nelson Lakes after passing through Wakefield. This road reaches a T-junction with SH63 where you turn right to reach the village of St Arnaud and Lake Rotoiti.
Mobile-friendly - Riven Haven Lodge is a luxury fly fishing lodge offering an all inclusive service. Located in the Upper South Island near excellent brown trout fly fishing, our lodge provides you with full breakfast, three course dinner and a garden fresh healthy picnic lunch. Everything is included for one price, focus on your main interest and catch brown trout.
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.
Mobile-friendly - St Arnaud House is a boutique, secluded sub-alpine bed and breakfast, which is nestled amongst native beech forest, alive with the bird songs of Tui, Bellbirds, and Robins. The ideal base to explore the beautiful surrounding scenery and wilderness of the Nelson Lakes National Park and within strolling distance to Lake Rotoiti. Great brown trout fishing in the surrounding rivers.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Unique bed and breakfast in a beautiful, self-contained log cottage, described by past guests as rustic luxury. Totally private, completely peaceful, suitable for children over five years. Bush and river walks, guided fly-fishing and deer hunting options. Suitable for bed and breakfast stays, or long-term self-contained holiday stays. 50 acres on the bush edge, near Nelson Lakes and Murchison.
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