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

(CURRENTLY CLOSED - UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)

Koha Experience

(CURRENTLY CLOSED - UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)

Koha Experience

CURRENTLY CLOSED - DUE TO COVID

All hand made!
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

NZ's best jet boat ride

Jet Boating Buller Canyon New Zealand

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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U Fly Extreme

Pilot a Stunt Plane

U Fly Extreme

Pilot a Stunt Plane

Time: 3-4 hr

Kaituna Track

Collingwood

Kaituna Track

Collingwood

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

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

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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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Wharariki Beach and Puponga Farm Park in behind.

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

2 km return | 40 minutes return

Get lost in fun

Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Time: 3 days, Distance: 37.5 km

Time: 3 hr circuit

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Julia May

Germany

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

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Looking down at tarns near Lake Angelus

Lake Angelus

Nelson Lakes National Park

Lake Angelus

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 2 - 3 days (5 - 9 hr each day with 3 route options)

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

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

View of Mt Arthur across the Tablelands

Time: 2-4 days

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

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

Pillar point on the left and Cape Farewell on the right.

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return