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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The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River

The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River

White Water Rafting - Havelock - Starting from $185.00 per person

Paddle down New Zealands most beautiful river.
Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, fun adventure paddling down the scenic Pelorus river.
Includes short native bush walk informing about native plants, including the silver fern.
Talk about the pioneers whom founded the top of the south Island , historic relics still remain for viewing in this hidden secluded valley.
Explore the famous filming locations used in the second “Hobbit” movie The... More...

The Heaphy Track - Heli Hike

The Heaphy Track - Heli Hike

Hiking - Walking - Nelson - Starting from $4952.00 per person

Included in this adventure:
• Approximately 120 minutes flight time over the Kahurangi National Park and the Heaphy Track
• Two-way communication between you and your pilot
• 1 x Mountain landing
• Private guide
• Picnic lunch and local wine and beers are included
SIGHTS:
• The beautiful Heaphy Track
• Wharariki Beach
• Breathtaking mountain landscapes 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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24 Day Epic NZ Tour - Haka Tours

24 Day Epic NZ Tour - Haka Tours

Multi-day Tour - Auckland - Starting from $4273.71 per person

Over 24 unforgettable days you will experience it all: secluded beaches, jaw dropping scenery, Maori culture, mountainous ranges, lush rain forests and more adventure activities than you could ever wish for.

As with all our tours, we do include a few 'must-do' events, ranging from a Maori Cultural night to a Queenstown gondola ride, and even a 'Tiki' pendant carving experience.

You will see a massive range of optional activities available to add, from bungy jumping... 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...


Full-Day Biking and Kayaking Adventure: Nelson to Kaiteriteri

Full-Day Biking and Kayaking Adventure: Nelson to Kaiteriteri

Bike Tour - Nelson - Starting from $199.00 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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Auckland Museum Entry Ticket including Maori Cultural Performance

Auckland 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 and take photos with our friendly performers. More...

Customizable private land transfer

Customizable private land transfer

Transfer - Akaroa - 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 .Transfers can be tailor made to your requirements. 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...


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...

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City Terrace ApartmentCity Terrace Apartment - Apartment.

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a patio, City Terrace Apartment is situated in Nelson. There is an in-house...

Lord of the Rings Mt Owen, Exit from the Mines of MoriaLord of the Rings Mt Owen, Exit from the Mines of Moria - Air Tour - Nelson. Starting from $1125.00 per person.

Included in this adventure:
• Approximately 40 minutes flight time exploring the Kahurangi National Park
•...

 

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