Nelson and Nelson Lakes Attractions

The Nelson region offers a huge range or exciting and memorable attractions for you to choose from. For sun lovers, there are many stunning beaches and bays to relax and enjoy the warm Nelson weather. Boat / Ferry trips to some of the area's more remote bays, beaches & islands are also available. We recommend visiting the Abel Tasman National Park where you can walk the world famous Abel Tasman Walkway. The Nelson Lakes National Park (to the south) boasts stunning natural beauty, bush-clad mountains, pristine lakes and is a great place for hiking.

Happy Valley Adventures

Happy Valley Adventures

Offers ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours over farmland and through a thousand acre native forest. Also offers skywire flying fox and amphibious Argo rides.

Catamaran Sailing Charters

Catamaran Sailing Charters

Offers catamaran sailing trips throughout the Nelson area including the Abel Tasman National Park, D'Urville Island, and the Marlborough Sounds.

Stonehurst Farm Horse Treks

Stonehurst Farm Horse Treks

Offers a variety of options from 20 minute pony rides to half-day horse treks exploring the picturesque 1000 acre Stonehurst property.

Tasman Sky Adventures

Tasman Sky Adventures

Offers exhilarating Hang Gliding and scenic Microlight flights over the stunning Abel Tasman National Park and Tasman bay area.

Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson Lakes National Park

Department of conservation website guide to the 102,000 hectare park including it's features, attractions and accommodation options.

Abel Tasman NZ

Abel Tasman Attractions

Golden Bay and Abel Tasman National Park tourist attractions guide including information on nature tours, sea kayaking and guided walks.