Things to do

The Richmond, Nelson and Tasman areas have the highest sunshine hours in the South Island, a land with a wealth of spectacular scenery and three National Parks - The Abel Tasman, the Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Park. Nelson and surrounding areas offer an abundance of things to see and do.

  • Work your way through hills or coastal walks,
  • Visit markets and gourmet food producers,
  • Nelson has an abundance of large and boutique wineries and breweries,
  • Sea Kayaking & Fishing Trips
  • Newly developed cycle ways
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Guided Tours
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