Nelson Region

South Island

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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they are up there somewhere I can hear them

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

800 m return | 15 minutes return

An oasis by the river

An oasis by the river

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

Kaituna Track

Collingwood

Kaituna Track

Collingwood

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

Get lost in fun

Avoid Camping Fines!

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Approx 1 km return | 20 minutes return

U Fly Extreme

Pilot a Stunt Plane

U Fly Extreme

Pilot a Stunt Plane

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

Chill out at the Coldwater Stream Campsite

Time: 30 min return

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Time: 3-4 hr

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

NZ's best jet boat ride

Jet Boating Buller Canyon New Zealand

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Mike Howe

New Zealand

On a hot day you'll want to cool off. Nothing better than a dip in a clean mountain river. Payne's Ford in Golden Bay has a great pool nearby - complete with overhanging climbing, rocks to jump from and a swing into the deep.

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OPEN for 2019-20 - Gates close 8.30pm!

Wharariki Beach and Puponga Farm Park in behind.

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

2 km return | 40 minutes return

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

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

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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...

2 Berth Camper
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Buller Campground

Lake Rotoiti

Buller Campground

Lake Rotoiti