Activities in Nelson, New Zealand. Nelson, NZ Activities types include: Air, Helicopter & Balloon, Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Family Friendly, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities, Shore Excursions, Tours & Sightseeing.

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Lake Rotoroa Lodge Fly Fishing

Lake Rotoroa Lodge Fly Fishing

Fishing - Nelson Lakes

In 2000 National Geographic Adventure magazine named Lake Rotoroa Lodge as one of the two finest trout fishing venues in the world. Lake Rotoroa Lodge lies in the heart of South Island fly fishing country, which gives us access to more fishing than any other lodge in New Zealand. We have more than 22 rivers to choose from by car on a normal weather day and more by helicopter. More...

Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Sightseeing Cruise - Havelock - Starting from $135.00 per person

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds, at the top of New Zealand's South Island, with this indulgent Greenshell Mussel Cruise. The cruise features freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate wine/food match. Relax and unwind while you cruise the tranquil Pelorus Sound and Kenepuru Sound aboard our luxury launch MV Spirit on this half-day tour, departing Havelock. Learn about local history, visit a mussel farm and take in the... More...


Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk

Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk

Kayaking - Motueka - Starting from $225.00 per person

Paddle into the heart of Abel Tasman National Park on a full-day kayaking and trekking tour with a guide. Start with an included water-taxi ride from Marahau and see a seal colony in its natural environment. Your guide accompanies you beautiful beaches along the coastline and introduces you to the spectacular scenery of Abel Tasman before a return bus transfer to Motueka. More...

Shore Excursion - There and Back Again: The Full Experience

Shore Excursion - There and Back Again: The Full Experience

Ports of Call Tour - Wellington - Starting from $85.00 per person

Enter the world of Weta Workshop with There and Back Again: The Full Experience, a guided round trip by Weta Studio Tours! You’ll enjoy return transfers from Wellington i-SITE to Weta Studio Tours, where you’ll explore our Weta Cave Workshop Tour and our Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go.

Your driver will highlight iconic film sites during your journey and you’ll get priority seating to our exclusive documentary. A Weta Workshop crew member will then show you incredible props... More...


45-Minute Glacier Highlights Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook

45-Minute Glacier Highlights Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook

Air Tour - Mount Cook - Starting from $425.00 per person

Soar through the sky on this 45-minute Ski Plane scenic experience through Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Enjoy the Breathtaking views from the moment you’re airborne. Experience everything Mt Cook National Park has to offer. More...

Full-Day Sailing Adventure in the Abel Tasman National Park

Full-Day Sailing Adventure in the Abel Tasman National Park

Sailing - Kaiteriteri - Starting from $190.00 per person

Treat yourself to the only scheduled Full Day sailing tour in New Zealand's coastal paradise - the Abel Tasman National Park. 

Either chill out and relax, get involved in the sailing or learn as you go, you decide! Experience some great sailing, enjoy some stunning beaches and islands, with a full hour to enjoy your lunch and relax on Anchorage Beach.  A great opportunity to go swimming or take a short walk and explore the caves.

Visit the Fur Seal Colony, Split Apple... More...

Anchorage Sail and Walk

Anchorage Sail and Walk

Sailing - Kaiteriteri - Starting from $98.00 per person

Start your day at sailing from Kaiteriteri beach, along the coastline, passing Split Apple Rock.  Take in the golden beaches and bays, islands and birdsong before arriving at Anchorage. Around midday, abandon ship at Anchorage for a stunning nature walk back to Marahau. Stroll along sandy beaches via picture-perfect lookouts and through native bush and the beautiful scenery the coastal track has to offer.  

This is a 3-4 hour freedom walk. Transfers between Kaiteriteri and Marahau to be... More...


Full-Day Biking and Kayaking Adventure: Nelson to Kaiteriteri

Full-Day Biking and Kayaking Adventure: Nelson to Kaiteriteri

Bike Tour - Nelson - Starting from $160.00 per person

On this full-day adventure, you will experience a half day of kayaking and a half day of mountain biking. Leave Nelson in the morning to head to Kaiteriteri. Once there, you'll get to explore what the area has to offer by water, then by land. Hotel pickup and drop-off is not included: you will meet at a centrally located departure point. The kayak portion of the tour is guided, while the biking portion is self-guided with various trails to travel on.

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Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland

Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland

Half-day Tour - Auckland - Starting from $175.00 per person

Escape the city and discover the best of New Zealand’s western coastline on this half-day tour including lunch from Auckland. Spin along New Zealand’s rugged North Island shores with a guide, and stop at beautiful beaches such as Karekare and Piha. Learn of the country’s first settlers at the Arataki Center and admire panoramic views over the Waitakere Ranges to the Pacific Ocean. After lunch, follow hiking trails through the Cascade Kauri Park and discover New Zealand’s diverse native... More...

Kayak the Waikato River Taupo

Kayak the Waikato River Taupo

Kayaking - Taupo - Starting from $60.00 per person

Waikato River Float

Cruise lazily down the Waikato River, New Zealand’s longest river, on this gentle kayak tour. The tour starts near the control bridge in town and meanders down the slow moving crytal clear waters of the Waikato River. Kayak past stunning cliff faces, lush native forests, islands, river wildlife and swimming holes. You will kayak under Taupo Bungy’s platform where hopefully someone will be hurling themselves down into the water. Cheer them on! Towards the end of... More...


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Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and MotelTahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel - Holiday Park.

Located in Nelson, Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel is 10 minutes' walk from Tahuna Beach. Onsite recreation...

Tandem Skydive over South IslandTandem Skydive over South Island - Skydiving - Nelson. Starting from $269.00 per person.

Have an epic time! Enjoy a scenic flight climbing to altitude-then the door opens and the adrenaline rushes as you free...

 

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