Reasons to Visit

Nelson Tasman shines in many ways...

Nelson Tasman shines with its great outdoor environment with plenty of hiking, kayaking, cruising and biking options, great retail outlets, great seafood, wine and beer, more than 300 working artists and galleries and its great weather and events. 

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Great Climate

Great Climate

The Nelson Tasman region has an enviable Mediterranean and sunny climate that allows visitors to explore and enjoy all year...

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Three National Parks

Three National Parks

Nelson Tasman is blessed with three national parks within its boundaries. The popular Abel Tasman National Park entices visitors with...

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Cycling Mecca

Cycling Mecca

Welcome to the Heart of Biking in New Zealand. The Nelson Tasman region is a cycling mecca and home to...

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Food Wine &  Beer

Food Wine & Beer

Wine and craft beer enthusiasts will find the cellar doors of passionate winemakers and brewers open and foodies will discover...

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Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

The Nelson Tasman region is steeped in Maori history and a pivotal place for European occupation in New Zealand. The...

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Hobbit Film Locations

Hobbit Film Locations

The Nelson Tasman region is home to seven film locations covering the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) and The Hobbit...

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Suggested Itineraries

Suggested Itineraries

We recommend a range of one, three and five day itineraries to see the best of what Nelson Tasman region...

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Win a Weekend!

Win a Weekend!

What better way to springboard into summer than a long holiday weekend in Nelson? We have two fabulous prize trips...

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Nelson i-Site Team

Nelson i-Site Team

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