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Featured Attractions

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

Day Tour - Nelson - Starting from $415.00 per person

Abel Tasman Water and Walk is a small group tour for visitors who prefer faster access into the heart of this popular National Park so that they can spend more time exploring the many features with an expert interpretive guide who will highlight the less obvious features of Maori history, early settler activity and the endless stories that abound here, especially from the rich variety of vegetation, birds and aquatic life. More...

The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River

The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River

White Water Rafting - Nelson - Starting from $175.00 per person

Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, exhilarating adventure, kayaking down the wild Pelorus river in the South Island. This area was used in the filming of the second Hobbit movie “The Desolation of Smaug”. Stand where Sir Peter Jackson and his film team made this great movie and paddle yourself along the Hobbit river in our very safe inflatable kayaks. More...

Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk

Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk

Kayaking - Nelson - Starting from $210.00 per person

In the 'Heart' of the Abel Tasman National Park we offer kayaking and walking trips which you can customize to suit your requirements.  Your day will start with a scenic Water Taxi ride visiting a flourishing seal colony and experiencing the seals in their natural environment. Your guide will show you all the beautiful beaches along the coastline and the spectacular scenery of the Abel Tasman National Park before your Water Taxi ride back to Marahau. More...

Tandem Skydive over South Island

Tandem Skydive over South Island

Skydiving - Nelson - Starting from $299.00 per person

Have the Best Day of Your Life! Enjoy a scenic flight climbing to altitude-then the door opens and the adrenaline rushes as you free fall for over 40 or 60 seconds, depending on jump height chosen. When your parachute opens you gently fly over one of the most beautiful areas in the world.
You are in great hands with the friendly staff and stellar safety record. Experience the best scenery, the friendliest team and an amazing photography package. Opt for the photography package and star in... More...

Apex Car Rentals - Nelson

Apex Car Rentals - Nelson

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...

Nelson Sightseeing options.

Tour Nelson

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Driftwood HouseDriftwood House - Bed and Breakfast.

Offering free WiFi, free bicycle hire and an outdoor swimming pool, Driftwood House is located 8 km from the centre of...

Self-Guided Nelson to Mapua Cycle AdventureSelf-Guided Nelson to Mapua Cycle Adventure - Bike Tour - Nelson. Starting from $170.00 per person.

This full-day self-guided cycle adventure takes in some of the most stunning scenery on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail....


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