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Nelson Lifestyle

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 508

Head to Nelson to partake in the local lifestyle and enjoy a sunny New Zealand vacation on a gorgeous coastline. Staying at Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, you’ll enjoy the boutique accommodations of a luxury resort village and explore the picturesque coves and islands of the northern coastline.


This 4-day New Zealand vacation highlights the city of Nelson on the northern tip of the South Island.

Your New Zealand vacation takes you to Nelson to stay at a handcrafted resort village where you can enjoy Nelson’s famous lifestyle and explore the picturesque coastline. Nelson is known for its gorgeous surroundings and comfortable climate with plenty of sunshine and a notable arts and food scene. The surrounding natural environment also offers a variety of hiking, kayaking, and biking options, while the town itself is home to galleries showcasing the numerous local artists and plenty of first-rate bars and restaurants. In Nelson, you’ll stay at the luxury boutique resort, Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, which has 95 comfortable rooms in a one-story hotel set amidst stunning gardens and offers easy access to the surrounding countryside.

While at Grande Mercure Nelson Monaco, you’ll head on a Vista Cruise to explore the hidden bays and beaches dotted along the coastline. On this cruise, you’ll visit islands and coves from Astrolabe Roadstead to Anchorage Beach, kayak along a granite coastline near Torrent Bay Lodge, and spot Blue Penguins and other seabirds in the company of an expert guide. You’ll also visit a seal colony on Pinnacle Island and enjoy lunch in a picturesque, sheltered cove before sailing back to Kaiteriteri. During the rest of your stay in Nelson, you’ll be at leisure to explore the town or enjoy the pleasures of the countryside.

This New Zealand vacation promises boutique accommodations, great culture, and a picturesque environment that’s the pride and joy of the northern coastline.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 508

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Day 1

Nelson Airport to Nelson City Hotel

Duration30 Minutes

Rutherford Hotel Nelson

The Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers a range of accommodation to suit all types of travellers. The hotel boasts a prime spot only minutes' walk from Nelson's landmark cathedral and main shopping, and an equally good base from which to explore the great outdoors - with three national parks, sandy beaches, blue seas and mountain wilderness at your doorstep.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Rutherford Hotel Nelson

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    Rutherford Hotel Nelson



    The Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers a range of accommodation to suit all types of travellers. The hotel boasts a prime spot only minutes' walk from Nelson's landmark cathedral and main shopping, and an equally good base from which to explore the great outdoors - with …

    The Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers a range of accommodation to suit all types of travellers. The hotel boasts a prime spot only minutes' walk from Nelson's landmark cathedral and main shopping, and an equally good base from which to explore the great outdoors - with three national parks, sandy beaches, blue seas and mountain wilderness at your doorstep.

    Facilities

    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Room Service
    • Wedding Chapel

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Day 2

Beaches, Bays and Seals Guided Sea Kayaking

Join the morning Vista Cruise past the islands and golden coves of the Astrolabe Roadstead to Anchorage Beach. On the golden beach sands in front of Torrent Bay Lodge, your friendly, expert guide settles you into a stable double kayak with full instructions and safety brief. Then it's on to the water to paddle amongst the wondrous headlands, coves and islands of the granite coast. Your guide will ensure you make the most of the day depending on the tides, weather conditions, and your interests and abilities. Watch out for resident Blue Penguins and other sea birds along the coast. Enjoy watching the antics at the seal colony on Pinnacle Island (weather permitting). Stop at a sheltered golden cove for a lunch break. On your return journey, in favourable winds, your Guide will hoist a sail to ride the breeze before returning to Kaiteriteri.

Duration7 Hours
Day 3

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 4

Nelson City Hotel to Nelson Airport

Duration30 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return airport transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Meals as in the itinerary
  • Full day Beaches, Bays and Seals Guided Sea Kayaking tour

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire. 

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25 Mar 2022
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