Nelson in New Zealand


Nelson in New Zealand

Where to Stay in Nelson

Where to Stay in Nelson

The Nelson-Tasman region has plenty to offer anyone travelling to the South Island. Ideal as both a winter and summer destination Nelson, is considered the creative capital of New Zealand and the hub of activity all year round. It also makes a great central base for exploring Abel Tasman National Park, Kahurangi National Park, Nelson Lakes National Park, the Marlborough Sounds, 26 local wineries and 11 craft breweries. Find where to stay in the Nelson-Tasman region, NZ.

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Nelson Accommodation

Nelson Accommodation

The Nelson-Tasman region has a wide variety of accommodation options. Whether you are looking for luxury or budget, boutique hotels, motels, backpacker hostels, holiday parks, or a holiday house, also known as a ‘bach’, in one of Nelson’s many beautiful locations. Nelson caters to all accommodation budgets and styles. Find Accommodation in Nelson, NZ.

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What to See in Nelson

What to See in Nelson

The Nelson-Tasman region is one of New Zealand’s favourite destinations, is rich in year-round sunshine and spectacular scenery making it a sightseer’s paradise. Visit some the artistic city of Nelson landmark attractions which includes the Christ Church Cathedral, the historic precinct of South Street, Founders Heritage Park and Mapua Wharf. Explore Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks by hiking, kayaking or by water taxi. Take a step into Middle-Earth by visiting the film location for Lord of the Ring’s Rivendell at Mt Olympus. Enjoy the scenic views around Golden Bay, explore local vineyards, farms and breweries or just enjoy browsing at the many arts and crafts shops and markets throughout the region. Find attractions and sightseeing options around the Nelson-Tasman region, NZ.

What to Do in Nelson

What to Do in Nelson

With it’s sunny, temperate climate the Nelson-Tasman region plays host to an abundance of activities throughout the year. The Tasman’s Great Taste Trail, Heaphy Track, Rameka and the Dun Mountain Trail are popular cycling trails. The Abel Tasman National Park is the most visited national park in New Zealand and is an ideal location for sea kayaking, hiking and camping. Go horse-riding in the Golden Bay area, improve your handicap at one of the beautiful 9 golf courses in the region, take a ride in the ‘Skywire’ at Cable Bay, visit the World of Wearable Art & Classic Cars Museum, become a beer or wine tourist by following the beer & wine trails, shop at the weekly Nelson Saturday Market and enjoy one of the many arts, music, food and cultural events held in Nelson every year. Find what to do in the Nelson-Tasman region, NZ!

Where to Eat in Nelson

Where to Eat in Nelson

Food, wine and beer are a quintessential part of the Nelson-Tasman region. It is famous for it’s vineyards, seafood & fruit and is the only area in New Zealand to grow hops. Late summer is harvest time and the markets are full with apples, olives, nuts and berries just to name a few. Enjoy fresh seafood from Port Nelson, Golden Bay farmed salmon, buy local produce at the Nelson Saturday Morning Market, join locals in celebrating annual gastronomic festivals and take a long lunch at one of the many vineyards. Nelson has numerous eateries and restaurants staffed by chefs from around the world offering tantalising menus to satisfy every taste and budget. Café culture flourishes in the area and the streets are abuzz with alfresco diners serving superb meals in glorious sunshine and with beautiful coastal views. Find where to eat in the Nelson-Tasman region, NZ.

Where to Drink in Nelson

Where to Drink in Nelson

The Nelson-Tasman region is an epicenter of wine and boutique craft beer in New Zealand. Becoming a wine or beer tourist is a popular pastime as there are many well established routes where visitors can enjoy excellent produce and spectacular scenery. Nelson is a great spot to try out one of the fabulous Nelson and Marlborough wines or to try drinking a locally-crafted, award-winning NZ beer. Nelson has 26 local wineries and 11 craft breweries that grow in popularity every year. Enjoy a number of great pubs, wine and cocktail bars. Also remember to visit some of the great country drinking spots around the Nelson-Tasman region area. Find out more about the Nelson region’s entertainment scene.

Weddings in Nelson

Weddings in Nelson

Plan your romantic wedding in the Nelson region. Find the best wedding venues in Nelson or Richmond, New Zealand and its surrounding areas. The Nelson region is a great wedding destination and offers a variety of wedding ceremony locations. Find stunning scenery, beach, vineyard, mountain and lake venues, city hotels, churches and more. Giving you a unique kiwi romantic wedding experience.

Honeymoons in Nelson

Honeymoons in Nelson

The beautiful and sunny Nelson region has long been a firm favourite for romantic couples and honeymooners from both New Zealand and around the world. Nelson as a romantic honeymoon destination has a lot to offer from exciting arts and cultural events, beautiful vineyards, luxury spas and resorts, world class luxury hotels, romantic dinning and locations, couples activities and more.

Nelson Wedding Services

Nelson Wedding Services

Find a wedding planner or wedding celebrant in the Nelson-Tasman region, New Zealand. If you are planning a wedding then Nelson has everything you need to create the perfect wedding day. Find wedding dresses, lingerie, wedding photographers, flowers and decorations, wedding rings, catering and wedding cakes, wedding music, bachelor and hen party, wedding gifts and much more.

Transport in Nelson

Transport in Nelson

Looking for transport or tours in the Nelson region? Find the best places to find rental cars or motorbikes, local buses, water taxis, ferries and railway links. Also try one of the many guided tour bus companies operating out of Nelson and Richmond, perfect for backpackers wanting to see more of New Zealand. If you’re looking for self-guided tours then try one of the campervan rentals, one of the iconic ways of seen New Zealand.

 

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