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Nelson City Guide

New Zealand>Nelson City
Nelson City- Skyline

Nelson City-National lake
Nelson City- Sea kayaking
Nelson City- Tasman Bay

Nelson is recognised as one of the finest regions in New Zealand, enjoying more sunshine than any other province in New Zealand. The city is very attractive, flanked by the sea, golden beaches and hills. The mild climate of the region also suits horticulture and it is one of the country's largest producers of apples and pears.
To boost its attraction for tourism, Nelson has arranged fanciful events between the year of (2000 - 2001), these are Southern Traverse, Montana New Zealand, Wearable Art Awards and Montana NZ Wearable Art Awards where you could enjoy your moment involving in these bright events.

For the more serious hikers, the Abel Tasman National Park and the Nelson Lakes National Park testify to the grandeur and beauty of the Nelson region. Day cruises and short easy walks are also available in the Abel Tasman National Park. The calm warm water of the area provides safe swimming and sea kayaking that meet your expectation.

As well, there is a wide range of quality restaurants that offer you a variety of great food including the local and international taste in Nelson city, which are well recommended.

To indulge yourself in beach activities and cool your day with the sea breeze, within the sheltering confines of Tasman Bay, Nelson's beaches are safe, with silvery sand. Tahunanui Beach, within the city boundaries has the largest and best-equipped holiday park in the country.

Or, you may prefer some water games, a range of adventure experiences is available in Golden Bay including sea kayaking, whitewater rafting on the Buller River and tandem skydiving.

Getting There and Moving Around

By air

Nelson city airport is the 4th busiest airport in New Zealand with regular flights in and out serviced by two main companies. These are Air New Zealand Link and Ansett New Zealand Regional.

By sea

This city is also well served by ferry but passengers have to take buses or taxis to the port in order to board the ferry. The ferry service is provided by Tranz Rail Interislander and Lynx Ferry Services.

By road

There are coach services operating to and from Nelson and other cities such as Christchurch, Picton/Blenheim, Westport and on the West Coast.

Moving Around

The availability of various transport mode in Nelson is a convenience of the visitors to move around the captivating city.


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