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, Heath & Beauty, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities, Shore Excursions.

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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...

Quad Bike - Bayview Circuit

Quad Bike - Bayview Circuit

Adventure Tour - Nelson - Starting from $175.00 per person

Our most popular quad bike tour - Explore over 14 km of beautiful native forest trails. Ride high to the hilltops, to spectacular coastal scenery, then down through the farmlands. Light refreshments included. More...

Self-Guided Nelson to Mapua Cycle Adventure

Self-Guided Nelson to Mapua Cycle Adventure

Bike Tour - Nelson - Starting from $99.00 per person

This half-day self-guided cycle adventure takes in some of the most stunning scenery on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail taking approximately 4-hours. There are many fun stops along the way with award winning wineries, craft breweries, and the World of Wearable Art museum to name a few.

Cycle along the old rail route from Nelson City to Richmond then turn onto the picturesque Coastal Route to Rabbit Island and Mapua. It is all grade one riding (easy) where a moderate fitness level is... More...


Top of the South Island Walks

Top of the South Island Walks

City Tour - South Island - Starting from $2795.00 per person

Enjoy our ‘Top of the South’ 11 day itinerary which showcases two wonderful coastal tracks with stunning yet varying scenery – the Queen Charlotte Track and the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. Both tracks are walked independently with all elements of your trip pre arranged. More...

Waka Paddling Tour: Toka Ngawha Split Apple Rock from Kaiteriteri

Waka Paddling Tour: Toka Ngawha Split Apple Rock from Kaiteriteri

Maori - Kaiteriteri - Starting from $90.00 per person

Inclusive, enjoyable and great for all ages, our haerenga (journey) includes an easy 2-hour return voyage along peaceful coastlines featuring golden sand beaches and vibrant native forest as we paddle together towards the iconic Toka Ngawhā, also known as Split Apple Rock.

Along the way we will share with you our knowledge of the beautiful Maori culture as you experience the empowerment that comes through working with a team. Our spoken blessings called karakia will provide spiritual... More...

Mount Cook and Fox Glacier including snow landing (allow 30 minutes)

Mount Cook and Fox Glacier including snow landing (allow 30 minutes)

Helicopter Tour - Franz Josef - Starting from $350.00 per person

Mount Cook and Fox Glacier including snow landing (allow 30 minutes)
Explore the ice pinnacles and seracs of the magnificent Fox Glacier then fly by the sheer West faces of Mount Cook and Mount Tasman before descending back down the Fox Glacier after your snow landing. Your snow landing provides opportunities to photograph the panoramic and breathtaking scenery. (Be sure to check the departure point - this flight option only departs from our Fox Glacier Base. Reporting time 30 minutes prior... More...

Half-Day Whanganui Sightseeing Tour

Half-Day Whanganui Sightseeing Tour

City Tour - Wanganui - Starting from $55.00 per person

Discover one of the North Island gems in New Zealand’s crown on this half-day Whanganui sightseeing tour. Travel by minibus through Whanganui with a guide, and gain insight into the region’s rich history and heritage. Discover top attractions including the Bason Botanical Gardens, Virginia Lake, and the Whanganui Royal Opera House. Perhaps take the elevator to the top of the Durie Hill Tower (own expense), and enjoy sweeping views over the Tasman Sea, Mt. Ruapehu, and Mt Taranaki. This tour... More...

Scenic Flight from Takaka

Scenic Flight from Takaka

Air Tour - Takaka - Starting from $159.00 per person

Our most popular 50 minute Golden Bay Highlights scenic flight departs daily from Takaka Airport at 11 am in the summer months.
This spectacular flight combines the best of the dramatic West Coast, Farewell Spit and the golden beaches of Abel Tasman National Park to give you one of the most fascinating and diverse scenic flights in New Zealand More...

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...

Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

Day Cruise - Picton - Starting from $262.00 per person

Experience 'The Ultimate Marlborough Day Out', on this full day, small group tour.
In the morning enjoy a scenic cruise through the Queen Charlotte Sound, aboard a catamaran and get to see the historic Ship Cove, where Captain Cook anchored way back in 1770. Returning to shore around 12.30pm, you will then be taken to a winery to have a single main course lunch with a glass of wine of your choice. 
After lunch you will get to visit a couple more wineries with a chance to try some more of... More...

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Award Winning CBD LuxuryAward Winning CBD Luxury - Villa.

Boasting a patio with city views, a garden and a terrace, Award Winning CBD Luxury can be found in Nelson, close to...

Auckland Museum Entry Ticket including Maori Cultural PerformanceAuckland Museum Entry Ticket including Maori Cultural Performance - Museum - Auckland. Starting from $45.00 per person.

Experience the vibrancy of our Maori cultural performance, including the world famous haka and the chance to meet, talk...

 

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