Nelson – it warms your heart just thinking about it

yachts in bay Clear blue skies, wide open spaces, beaches and lakes, spectacular national parks and unique landforms, vineyards and gourmet cafés, artists and galleries, entrepreneurs and boutique shopping experiences...the Nelson way of life. And that’s just for starters.



Nelson region combines the finest elements of the New Zealand experience and delivers them across stunning geography, sun-ripened at the perfect latitude under New Zealand’s highest sunshine hours.

kayaking tata beachFrom snow capped mountains to rolling vineyards to golden beaches, its nature’s playground.   For the adventurer there are plenty of outdoor activities to choose from - sea kayaking, rock climbing, white water rafting, mountain biking, sailing, golf, horse trekking, four wheel biking, multi-day hikes, skydiving…the list goes on & on.



The beaches are warm and safe, the rivers clean and fresh, the mountains and national parks provide a host of opportunities for the adventurous at heart.

Allow yourself plenty of time to explore, because the opportunities to feel the wind in your face and the sun on your back are endless.

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Images provided by Nelson Tasman Tourism