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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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An oasis by the river

An oasis by the river

Adventure and Action Canyoning New Zealand

Slide down water polished chutes, jump into crystal clear pools and abseil through showering waterfalls. That's what canyoning is about! Join one of our 5 exciting, action packed canyoning trips with fun guides and mind blowing scenery.

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Get lost in fun

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

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

Avoid Camping Fines!

The only camping map where each location is approved by every regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

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Braeburn Walk, Lake Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Braeburn Walk, Lake Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 2 hr return

Isel Park, Main Road Stoke Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Isel Park, Main Road Stoke Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Time: 3-4 hr

Heaphy Campsite

Kahurangi National Park

Heaphy Campsite

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 30 min return

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Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

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Chill out at the Coldwater Stream Campsite

Kaituna Track

Collingwood

Kaituna Track

Collingwood

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

These springs aren't hot, jump in if you are brave

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

Approx 1 km return | 20 minutes return

2 Berth Camper
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Hannah Clark

United Kingdom

The northern part of the Abel Tasman walk between Awaroa and Mutton Cove is paradise within a paradise!

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We were designed & built with the traveller in mind.

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

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.

Wharariki Beach and Puponga Farm Park in behind.

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

2 km return | 40 minutes return

Watering Cove Campsite

Abel Tasman National Park

Watering Cove Campsite

Abel Tasman National Park

Great facilities

Buller Campground

Lake Rotoiti

Buller Campground

Lake Rotoiti

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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...

Time: 2 hr return

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Pilot a Stunt Plane

U Fly Extreme

Pilot a Stunt Plane