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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Kina Beach

Kerr Bay Campsite

Lake Rotoiti

Kerr Bay Campsite

Lake Rotoiti

Kerr Bay Campsite is next to Lake Rotoiti, surrounded by beech forest, with a boat launching ramp nearby.

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)

Camp next to the river at the head of the reservoir.
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 areas, as well as DOC's 14,000 km of tracks, 9 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.

Climbing for all levels

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Time: 3 days, Distance: 37.5 km

Time: 3 hr circuit

The Best Day of Your Life!
Totaranui Camping Ground

Large DOC campsite, basic facilities

Go on get out there and enjoy NZ
These springs aren't hot, jump in if you are brave

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

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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.

  • Airport Shuttles
Chill out at the Coldwater Stream Campsite

Braeburn Walk, Lake Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Braeburn Walk, Lake Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 2 hr 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

Walking the Heaphy Track

Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 4 - 6 days, Distance: 78.4 km