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, Shows, Concerts & Sports.

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Air, Helicopter & Balloon (11)
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Cultural & Theme (22)
Day Trips & Excursions (2)
Family Friendly (1)
Food, Wine & Nightlife (11)
Multi-day & Extended (12)
Outdoor Activities (26)
Shows, Concerts & Sports (1)
Tours & Sightseeing (16)
Transportation (9)
Walking & Biking (14)
Water Sports (8)

Activity Listings (1-10 of 57)

Heli-Jet Combo

Heli-Jet Combo

Air Tour - Nelson - Starting from $2475.00 per person

Included in this adventure:
• Approximately 40 minutes in a Buller Canyon Jet Boat
• Mountain Landing 
SIGHTS:
• The breathtaking Buller River
• Native bush, mountain landscapes More...

Rabbit Island and Beyond

Rabbit Island and Beyond

Bike Tour - Mapua - Starting from $70.00 per person

Mapua means ‘abundance’ in Maori and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. Situated on the Waimea Estuary right in the middle of the Tasman Bay just a 35 minute drive from Nelson City, Mapua is a magical spot to relax, enjoy fine food and drink and challenge yourself to some amazing cycling. With cafes, pubs, restaurants, wine bars and a brewery, the choice of local craft beer, wine and dining options are first class. Local favourites on the Mapua Wharf include locally sourced fish & chips... More...


Electric Mountain Bike Tours, Rentals & Trail Adventures

Electric Mountain Bike Tours, Rentals & Trail Adventures

City Tour - Nelson - Starting from $145.00 per person

We are an Electric MTB Company specializing in off road trail tours & multi day adventure packages on our 2018 Specialized Levo Mountain Ebikes! We strive to provide the best experience for travelers to explore our world class off road mtb trails in the region.

Half day tour 2-3hrs  
Private tour, navigating our way around Nelson passing by streams, trails, rivers & landmarks! 
Full day tour... More...


Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - 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 stunning... More...

Quad Bike - Farm Forest Ride

Quad Bike - Farm Forest Ride

Adventure Tour - Nelson - Starting from $125.00 per person

Designed to suit all abilities, this tour follows native forest trails, progressing through fields and along the banks of the river. More...

7-Day South Island Photography Tour from Queenstown to Nelson

7-Day South Island Photography Tour from Queenstown to Nelson

Photography Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $4495.00 per person

Join top New Zealand photographers Richard Young and Shaun Barnett on this exceptional 7-day photography tour of the South Island’s wild West Coast. Timed at the end of winter, when the light is crisp and low, the West Coast Photography Tour offers excellent opportunities to capture the wild beaches of the area, its forests and waterfalls, as well as views of the snow-covered Southern Alps.

The South Island’s West Coast boasts more forests, mountains and protected lands than any other region... More...


Customizable private land transfer

Customizable private land transfer

Transfer - Nelson - Starting from $3800.00 per person

Travel from port of call/ disembarkation  with a private vehicle and transfer to your port of embarkation. Examples : Akaroa to Dunedin via land transfer to Tekapo, Mt Cook with photographic stops OR vice versa.  Nelson/Picton to Wanaka or Queenstown  via Punakaiki/Hokitika, Franz Josef Glacier with photographic stops , or, choose to travel towards East Coast and head for Blenheim, Kaikoura. Transfers can be tailor made to your requirements. 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...

Apex Car Rentals - Nelson Airport

Apex Car Rentals - Nelson Airport

Car Rental - Nelson

Experience car hire the Kiwi way and let New Zealand's largest home-grown car rental company get you on the road. Choose Apex Car Rentals and experience why their customers have rated them the best car rental company for three years running.

Locations Nationwide
Apex has two convenient rental locations in Nelson, in the City and at Nelson Airport, as well as 12 other city and regional locations nationwide. One-way hires are available at no additional charge, allowing you to... More...

Self-Guided 3-Day Coastal Tour from Nelson

Self-Guided 3-Day Coastal Tour from Nelson

Multi-day Tour - Nelson - Starting from $679.00 per person

This Abel Tasman National Park adventure is a three-day / two-night self-guided cycle tour on the Tasman’s Great Taste Trail. Start your 1st day at 9am as you will cycle between three to five hours per day on a vehicle free trail with an easy to moderate gradient. During your ride you will be able to visit award winning wineries, craft breweries and cafés, you can sample local produce and enjoy the buzzing atmosphere of Mapua Wharf. 

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Golden Hills Farm CottageGolden Hills Farm Cottage - Holiday Home.

In a beautiful rural hill-top setting, this semi-detached holiday home features a garden with an outdoor pool, barbecue...

Fly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from NelsonFly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from Nelson - Maori - Takaka. Starting from $479.00 per person.

Join Golden Bay Air for this amazing  "Top-of-the-South" day tour experience that takes you further off the beaten...

 

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