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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  • Airport Shuttles

Time: 3 hr circuit

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

View of Mt Arthur across the Tablelands

Time: 2-4 days

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Climbing for all levels

Time: 1 hour return

NZ's best jet boat ride

Jet Boating Buller Canyon New Zealand

Walking the Heaphy Track

Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 4 - 6 days, Distance: 78.4 km

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

Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Inland Track

Abel Tasman National Park

Time: 3 days, Distance: 37.5 km

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200 m return | 10 minutes return

Totaranui Camping Ground

Totaranui Campground

Abel Tasman National Park

Totaranui Campground

Abel Tasman National Park

Large DOC campsite, basic facilities

Admiring Mt Arthur peak

18.4 km return | 6 hours 30 minutes return

Camp next to the river at the head of the reservoir.
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)

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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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Mosquito Bay

Mosquito Bay Campsite

Abel Tasman National Park

Mosquito Bay Campsite

Abel Tasman National Park

DOC campsite, small fee, basic facilities

Approx 2 km return | 30-45 minutes 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

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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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Tonga Island just across from the campsite

Tonga Quarry Camping

Abel Tasman National Park

Tonga Quarry Camping

Abel Tasman National Park

DOC campsite, small fee, basic facilities

Abobe Copula hutt

Travers-Sabine Circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

Travers-Sabine Circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 4 - 7 days, Distance: 80 km