Nelson: living the good life

Neogothic cathedral in Nelson. © PatrikStedrak Visiting in October means the Nelson Arts Festival is on, together with its famous...


The sun sets over Nelson city. © George Guille

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Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets Visit website

RELAX - DREAM - BREAKAWAY FROM THE EVERYDAY. Superb location overlooking Marahau Beach, nestled along the bushline offering panoramic views towards the islands, Tasman Bay, . . . More . . . 

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Horoirangi Marine Reserve

The beautiful Horoirangi Marine Reserve lies north of Nelson city, along the eastern side of Tasman Bay.  Read the story . . . 

Richmond Motel and Holiday Park Visit website

Take time out to relax and enjoy Nelson's sunshine, cafes, restaurants, gardens, vineyards, crafts, beaches, scenery and the world famous Abel Tasman National Park. . . . More . . . 

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Kahurangi Marine Reserve

North of Kahurangi Marine reserve is a remote wilderness visited more by seals than humans. Read the story . . . 

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Abelia Motor Lodge Visit website

Mountain views. Pleasant complex. Comfort and clean room with friendly host. Enjoy the sun and panoramic views from your room. Only a 7-minute drive to . . . More . . . 

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Farewell Spit: a sandy phenomenon

Extending 35km east in a sweeping arc east from the northernmost extremity of the South Island, Farewell Spit is the longest natural sandbar in the world. Read the story . . . 

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Kings Gate Motel Visit website

The Kings Gate Motel on the main street (Trafalgar Street), provides inner city accommodation Nelson. Self rated 4 star quality assured. . . . More . . . 

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Mountain biking the Rameka Track: gut-busting fun

Mountain bikes are forbidden in the Abel Tasman National Park – all except for one section, the Rameka Track from Tākaka Hill down into the Rameka Gorge. Read the story . . . 

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Abel Tasman Canyons Visit website

Our canyoning adventures take place in three stunning parks: the famous Abel Tasman National Park, the wild and remote Kahurangi National Park and the more . . . More . . . 

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The Heaphy Track: in the footsteps of explorers

The Heaphy Track travels through expansive tussock downs, lush forests and nīkau palms to the roaring seas of the West Coast of the South Island. Read the story . . . 

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Abel Tasman Marahau Beach Camp & Marahau Water Taxis Visit website

100% locally owned and operated, Marahau Beach Camp is a clean, quiet camp with spacious sites among the trees. Just steps away from the beautiful . . . More . . . 

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Boating: Kiwis on the water

Going to the beach, lake or river for a splash is so commonplace in New Zealand, we seldom spare a thought for those in land-locked in places, thousands of kilometres from the shore. Read the story . . . 

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Motueka TOP 10 Holiday Park Visit website

WHERE YOU WILL MEET FRIENDS FOR LIFE. A great Kiwi holiday starts with a great Kiwi holiday park and that is what you will find . . . More . . . 

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Nelson Lakes National Park: New Zealand’s Lakes District

Nelson Lakes National Park lies at the head of the Southern Alps and features majestic mountain ranges and the breathtaking lakes of Rotoroa and Rotoiti at its very heart. Read the story . . . 

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle Ltd Visit website

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle welcomes you to discover the wonders of our beautiful region. Travel on past golden sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters of the . . . More . . . 

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