Nelson Region

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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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Approx 1 km return | 20 minutes return

Abel Tasman Coast Track - Photo: DOC / 90 Seconds

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DOC Visitor Centre

Nelson

DOC Visitor Centre

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Jetty at Lake Rotoiti

Time: 5 hr return

Time: 3 hr circuit

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

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

Totaranui Camping Ground

Large DOC campsite, basic facilities

Bethany Park to Kaiteriteri Beach

Escape to the beauty and adventure of Kaiteriteri. Near the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park and neighbouring the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park is a special place for families and travellers alike, a spacious holiday Park with sites and cabins.

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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)

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.

View of Mt Arthur across the Tablelands

Time: 2-4 days

Abobe Copula hutt

(Poukirikiri)

Travers-Sabine Circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

(Poukirikiri)

Travers-Sabine Circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 4 - 7 days, Distance: 80 km

Kina Beach
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

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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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Climbing for all levels

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

Great facilities

Buller Campground

Lake Rotoiti

Buller Campground

Lake Rotoiti

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

Maruia Falls were created from earthquake uplift

200 m return | 10 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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Stunning deserted Mutton Cove

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

18.8 km return | 6 hours return

Well formed track

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Time: From 1 hour to 5 days, Total Track Distance: 52 km