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Abel Tasman Coast Track (Abel Tasman National Park)
#1 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: Hiking (or "tramping" as New Zealanders call it) from one end to the other of this 32-mile track will take days, so if you're... more » Owner description: Hiking (or "tramping" as New Zealanders call it) from one end to the other of this 32-mile track will take days, so if you're time-constrained, pick up a section of it. The view can't be beat as you walk through sandy bays and lagoons, past coves and estuaries. « less
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#2 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic Nelson visitor attraction that celebrates two passions united... more » Owner description: The World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic Nelson visitor attraction that celebrates two passions united by design. Amazing Wearable works of Art from the annual WOW Awards Show are displayed alongside one of Australasia's biggest private collections of rare, Classic Cars. The Museum also includes a Cafe renowned for it's tasty, healthy treats, a Retail Store full of NZ art and jewelry designs, and the ever-changing Reflections Art Gallery. Open every day 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day) « less
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Wilsons Abel Tasman National Park (Abel Tasman National Park)
#3 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Tours; National Parks
Owner description: Year-round guided and independent walking, guided sea kayaking and water transport in Abel Tasman National Park. Options from... more » Owner description: Year-round guided and independent walking, guided sea kayaking and water transport in Abel Tasman National Park. Options from 2 hours to 5 days in the Park. Fast, safe comfortable Vista Cruise. Overnight at Torrent Bay Lodge or Meadowbank Homestead – Awaroa on the beachfront within Park boundaries. Ensuite accommodation, fine food, no heavy packs to carry. Travel with 2010 NZ Tourism Award winners. Let us take care of the details while you switch off and enjoy. « less
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#4 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Trails; Beaches
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#5 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Kaiteriteri Beach (Kaiteriteri)
#6 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches

Kaiteriteri beach is basically 2 beaches split in half by a small estuary inlet and a headland. The 2 beaches are quite different. The southerly part, or 'Little Kaiteriteri" is... more »

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Ngarua Caves (Golden Bay)
#7 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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#8 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Biking Trails
Owner description: Self-guided half day, full day and multi-day bike hire and tours on and around the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Explore... more » Owner description: Self-guided half day, full day and multi-day bike hire and tours on and around the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Explore vineyards, craft breweries, cafes, historic villages, beaches and beautiful rural landscapes in Nelson, the Craft Brewing Capital of NZ. « less
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#9 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: National Parks
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#10 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Hiking Trails
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#11 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Horse Tracks
Owner description: Join Fiona on a one to five day horse trek through Nelson's untamed back country, located at the top of New Zealand's South... more » Owner description: Join Fiona on a one to five day horse trek through Nelson's untamed back country, located at the top of New Zealand's South Island 50 minutes from Abel Tasman National Park. Baton Run Adventures offers an experience well off the beaten track and we'd love to share this corner of the world with you.We like to keep trips small (five people or less) and personal, so you will be well looked after while still experiencing a sense of adventure. Come and explore five unique valleys bordering the Kahurangi National Park. Spend a day on a beautiful well trained horse and wrap it up with a stay in our Backcountry or Alpine accommodation.The ultimate adventure with the personal touch! « less
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#12 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Heaphy Track (Kahurangi National Park)
#13 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Hiking Trails
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#14 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Biking Trails
Owner description: Bike hire at Mapua wharf and Motueka or delivered to you. Guided and self-guided routes in stunning coastal and countryside... more » Owner description: Bike hire at Mapua wharf and Motueka or delivered to you. Guided and self-guided routes in stunning coastal and countryside locations. Souvenir maps provided. Tailor-made itineraries, using our detailed local knowledge, to suit all budgets. High quality trail bikes provided for comfortable cycling on trails and roads. Adult and children's bikes to suit all ages as well as seats and buggies for kids who are too young to pedal. You decide, we provide. « less
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#15 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
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#16 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Tame eels at Jester House have been an attraction for 20 years. They are naturally occuring stream fauna in many streams... more » Owner description: The Tame eels at Jester House have been an attraction for 20 years. They are naturally occuring stream fauna in many streams in New Zealand but their numbers have deminished due to habitat destruction and over fishing.This is your chance to get upclose and handfeed these suprising creatures « less
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#17 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Founders Park (Nelson)
#18 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
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#19 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Ferries/ Boats
Owner description: The Ferry provides an , " On Demand" Ferry Service. You call me and tell me when you want use the Ferry.Service to the... more » Owner description: The Ferry provides an , " On Demand" Ferry Service. You call me and tell me when you want use the Ferry.Service to the Historic Lighthouse, Visit inside, service Haulashore Island for a picnic, hike or swim.Walk the Unique Boulderbank, Harbour cruise and visit to Lighthouse. « less
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#20 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Tonga Island Marine Reserve (Abel Tasman National Park)
#21 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#22 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
#23 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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#24 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Gardens
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#25 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Farewell Spit Nature Experiences provides high quality nature tours. Its your chance to see another world and to visit some... more » Owner description: Farewell Spit Nature Experiences provides high quality nature tours. Its your chance to see another world and to visit some of New Zealand's most remote and spectacular locations « less
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#26 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Owner description: Nestled on the banks of the Anatoki River and surrounded by native bush, Bencarri Nature Park invites you to experience a... more » Owner description: Nestled on the banks of the Anatoki River and surrounded by native bush, Bencarri Nature Park invites you to experience a magical combination of nature, history and a vibrant, relaxed cafe- a memorable and educative experience. « less
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#27 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Walk NZ’s longest swingbridge before taking part in a range of activities from high speed flying-fox rides and jet boating to... more » Owner description: Walk NZ’s longest swingbridge before taking part in a range of activities from high speed flying-fox rides and jet boating to more leisurely strolls along the Faultline loop walk to view some of the site’s fascinating geological and historical features. The loop walk, for instance, encompasses the famous White’s Creek Faultine, - epicentre of the 1929 Murchison earthquake, where the ground rose 4.5m (15ft), historical goldworkings and the chance to look for gold on the river banks.The flying fox is suitable for all ages whilst the jetboating is one of the best runs in NZ. « less
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#28 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
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#29 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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#30 of 51 attractions in Nelson-Tasman Region
Category: Tours
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