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Nelson Region

This region is like a hippy with flash shoes. Drunk on sunshine. Replenish, reflect, restock & relax. Then relive the 70's and head down the one way street called Golden Bay, it won't let you down.

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Summertime bliss

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Freedom Camping

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Freedom Camping

Freedom Camping by the river

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Kaituna Track

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Kaituna Track

Collingwood

Time: 8-9 hr or shorter walks from 20 min to 2 hr

Anglers Walk, Lake Rotoiti

Nelson Lakes National Park

Anglers Walk, Lake Rotoiti

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 1 hour each way

Braeburn Walk, Lakr Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Braeburn Walk, Lakr Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 2 hr return

Puponga Hilltop Walk

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Time: 2-3 hr one way

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Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Time: 3 days, Distance: 37.5 km

Wharariki Beach and Puponga Farm Park in behind.

This 1 hour return walk is near Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park.

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Berke

Germany

On a hot day there are nice swimming holes near Nelson city in the Maitai River.

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Abel Tasman Coast Track - Photo: DOC / 90 Seconds

Nelson

DOC Visitor Centre

Nelson

DOC Visitor Centre

Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation...

We were designed & built with the traveller in mind.

Murchison Motorhome Park was designed and built specifically with the traveller in mind.

Time: 3 hr circuit

Admiring Mt Arthur peak

Time: 5-8 hr return to summit depending on snow coverage.

John the Walrus and Hiko

John the Walrus

The Abel Tasman Show

John the Walrus

The Abel Tasman Show

A little theatre in a garden

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Julia May

Germany

Nice and very quiet beach at Patons Rock (north of Takaka).

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The 38km Dun Mountain Trail loops between Brook Valley and the Maitai Valley and is a grade 3 mountain bike ride.

A very busy bank holiday

Rabbit Island (Moturoa) is the largest of a group of sandy islands lying in the Waimea Estuary at the head of Tasman Bay.

Climbing for all levels

Time: 1 hour return

Cannon Downs Camping Ground

Remote DOC campsite, small fee, basic facilities