The official source of Visitor Information for Nelson. Operated by Nelson Tasman Tourism they are an accredited member of New Zealand's official Visitor Information Network (i-SITE) endorsed by Tourism New Zealand.
Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
To visit Nelson region is to discover azure skies and wide open spaces, beaches and lakes, spectacular national parks and unique landforms, vineyards and gourmet cafes, artists and galleries, entrepreneurs and boutique shopping experiences...a uniquely Nelson way of life.
Nelson Activities & Attractions
Happy Valley Adventures...Nelson's adventures playground. Enjoy
'4-wheelin' fun' riding 4-wheel motorbikes through native forest to
fantastic bay views or try a horse trek along river edges and mountain
trails. For a real thrill try the world's only SKYWIRE flying-fox
soaring for 3.2km high over the native forest at speeds up to
100km/hour. Paintball a great game on our Village field. Enjoy lunch at
our fully licensed cafe.
The World of WearableArt™ and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic ‘must
see’ Nelson NZ visitor attraction that celebrates two distinctly
different passions. A world class collection of classic cars can be
viewed alongside incredible wearable works of art from all around the
Zoo, situated at Tahunanui Beach provides an excellent recreational
facility for the people of Nelson and it's visitors.
experiences motivate NZ children to care for the enviroment and this is
especially important as they will be the caretakers of our precious
biodiversity in the future.
Come visit the ASB Aquatic Centre, the number one aquatic experience in Richmond and Nelson. We offer a fantastic facility including a wave pool as well as a lane pool, two spa pools, hydrotherapy pool, tots pool and our new purpose-built Learn to Swim Pool.
We also have a brand-new, state of the art Fitness Centre that has all the latest gear and equipment, as well as, the awesome Les Mills Group Fitness Programme.
Our facilities don't stop there though. We also have the fantastic Poolside Cafe, LIFE Shop, Swim School, Holiday Programmes and Awesome Scuba Dive Site that will make your experience at the ASB Aquatic and Fitness Centre that much better.
Why not try indoor climbing ? From 5 yrs old and upwards we have a climb to suit all levels and abilities. If you're new to climbing our staff will run you through a short safety briefing and train you up with the basic skills required to climb safely.
The centre contains 700 square metres of fully textured climbing surface and the climbing wall is 11 metres in height and has a 15 metre overhang. There are over 100 climbing routes.
Over 50 kilometres of coastline offers dozens of golden sand beaches to
visit, while the many coves and lagoons provide plenty of interesting
nooks and crannies to explore. Sea kayaking here also opens up a world
of sea and bird life encounters with animals such as penguins, seals and
dolphins. So all in all, you've got to say, it's really not a bad spot!
Welcome to Action Tenpin BOWLING, Nelson's most exciting new entertainment venue.
Visit us now.............for plenty of action packed fun!!
The Action Centre offers fantastic entertainment for everyone including...
* Tenpin Bowling:
6 state of the art lanes, automatic scoring, ramps and bumpers for younger children,
lightweight balls for kids and late night glow in the dark bowling.
18 hole outdoor minigolf course with outdoor entertainment area.
* Multisports Courts: (indoor netball, football and cricket)
Netted indoor sports courts with many options including children's indoor playground.
* Cafe and Licensed Bar
Open in conjunction with all activities.
Founders Heritage Park offers fun and interest for the whole family with
a childrens' playground, 3D maze, and train rides. The colonial street scape includes St.Peters Church, the Printer,
Anchor Inn, Fire Station, Granary, Windmill, Bank,and Motor garage.
Historical exhibits include maritime displays, ships in bottles, horse
drawn carriages, vintage buses and trucks.
Enhanced self esteem, confidence and self discipline, communication
skills, concentration, physical coordination and flexibility.
We believe your experience should be fun and progressive, so at Stonehurst Farm students learn:
- in a fun, safe, environment
- on safe, reliable horses and ponies
- with fully qualified experienced instructors
- on all weather facilities catering for all disciplines
- in group or private lessons
- with safe and comfortable viewing areas for parents and spectators in a wonderful relaxing farm environment
- we are a Kiwi Host business and our staff have comprehensive First Aid certificates
Sailing tours, scenic sailing, daily trips,
catamaran charters, combination packages, sea kayaking, national park
walks, water taxis, sky diving, birds, seals and dolphin sighting and
many more fun Abel Tasman activities.
Nelson Accommodation - Hotels
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Four Star Hotel and Resort provides luxury boutique accommodation and apartments by the seaside in Nelson, New Zealand (NZ) - the ideal vacation destination. We also offer a function venue for Conferences and Weddings.
Monaco Village provides an outstanding opportunity for property investment in the Nelson region of New Zealand (NZ). Contact us today for information regarding real estate for sale on Nelson's waterfront.
Trailways Hotel is right on the river and many of its rooms open onto
the river view. There are 47 rooms consisting of studios, studio spas,
spacious suites and interconnecting rooms.
Also overlooking the river is award-winning The Tides Restaurant and Bar.
Nelson is an extraordinary NZ destination befitting a hotel of such a
high standard. The Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers luxurious hotel
accommodation with a full complement of features designed to help you
achieve the most from your stay.
The hotel offers a range of
superior guest facilities including two restaurants, and is only a
couple of minutes walk from Nelson's main shopping district and landmark
Nelson Accommodation - Motels
Set in a quiet residential area, ASURE Fountain Resort Motel is a
modern, spacious property catering for both families and business
people. Well positioned to capture Nelson's sunshine, all units are
ground floor. Very quiet location yet close to beautiful Tahunanui
Beach, airport, golf course and many attractions. Great restaurants and
bars within walking distance. For visitors wishing to visit the Abel
Tasman National Park we provide luggage storage facilities while away
and visitors can be collected by bus from their unit. ASURE Fountain
Resort Motel is very popular with families wishing to have a relaxing
holiday in the hub of our delightful beach suburb.
Kingsland Court Motel is located only three minutes walk to beautiful Tahunanui Beach and is surrounded by 10 restaurants. Kingsland Court Motel is a 4-star motel ideally located for your holiday stay with reasonable rates.
Nelson Accommodation - B&B
Almyra at Kina has two individual luxury suites situated on the idyllic Kina Peninsula within the Ruby Coast, and ideally positioned for exploring the Abel Tasman and wider Tasman/Nelson region, with its wealth of attractions.
Almyra at Kina offers both a self contained apartment suitable for one or two couples to share and also a brand new B & B luxury suite within a newly built contemporary property. It is set in extensive secluded grounds on an elevated sheltered site on Kina Peninsula overlooking the Kina Estuary and the Mt Arthur ranges, and looking across to Nelson and the Tasman sea.
Almyra at Kina offers complete relaxation, peace and privacy. The luxury accommodation is designed for couples looking for a world class experience and wanting a special place to stay to unwind or to use as a base for exploring this wonderful region.
A very warm welcome, Willkommen, Grüezi from
Doris and Peter, your Swiss/Kiwi hosts!
Neudorf's Gingerbread House offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation as well as a self-contained, eco-friendly cottage, situated in an idyllic valley with golden beaches, fantastic cafes, vineyards, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks and Nelson City nearby.
Neudorf's Gingerbread House is an outstandingly charming country accommodation. Its warmth and character makes it a very special place. Unwind and relax on the wide veranda with views over gentle rolling hills. Enjoy the colourful organic gardens, the home of flowers, shrubs, trees and native birds.
Nelson Accommodation - Camping
Nelson's Tahuna Beach Holiday Park is a Kiwi Holiday Park and the ideal location for your kiwi holiday in Tahuna, Nelson. Whether you're visiting Nelson on business or on holiday, Tahuna Beach Holiday Park has the most comprehensive range of accomodation from Camping Sites and Cabins to Studios and Self Contained Units.
Maitai Motor Camp is a beautiful native wooded envoronment on the banks
of the Maitai River only 6.5km from the city centre of Nelson New
The 5.7 hectare Nelson Camp ground provides powered and unpowered camp
sites and holiday cabins.
With direct access to many Nelson walking tracks, mountain biking
tracks, and swimming holes in the Maitai river.