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The region of Nelson Abel Tasman, the sunshine, creative arts and craft brewing capital of New Zealand, has many natural attractions and is perfect for the active adventurer on a New Zealand vacation.

The Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand’s only coastal national park. The Abel Tasman Coast Track, 53 kilometres/33 miles long, travels through lush native bush, over limestone cliffs and by golden sandy beaches. There are no roads making it a true nature expedition. In Kahurangi National Park, one can also hike the Heaphy Track which is 82 kilomteres/50 miles in length and covers craggy ranges, alpine meadows, tropical valleys and beautiful rugged coastline.

Nelson, situated at the top of the South Island, is the gateway to the region and is surrounded on three sides by Tasman Bay. It is known as the sunshine capital because of its very pleasant climate. The city is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, lush green forests, rolling vineyards and golden beaches. The sea here is a beautiful turquoise colour. One other claim to fame is its location as it is allegedly situated in the heart of New Zealand.

Another attraction of the region is the wine growing areas. Due to Nelson’s proximity to the local vineyards, it offers excellent gourmet dining on New Zealand tours.

 


 

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Abel Tasman National Park

  • Bush & Beach Walk 3 Day

    Spend three days walking through native forests, past headlands, through estuaries and onto sandy beaches. This is a great alternative for those with limited time to explore New Zealand.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 878
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Bush & Beach Walk 5 Day

    Abel Tasman National Park, at the top of the South Island, offers amazing ocean views, beaches and water. The track is reasonably well graded making it suitable for most people and families.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,297
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Nelson Lifestyle

    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.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 415
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Nelson: Seals & Beach Full Day Tour

    Take a cruise to Tonga Island Marine Reserve to observe the adorable antics of the resident fur seals. Afterwards, take a bush walk at Tonga Quarry Beach and enjoy the waterfalls of the Bark Bay Estuary before heading to Medlands Beach for one last taste of dazzling coastline.
    Duration:
    6.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Nelson: Swing Bridge, Bush & Beach Full Day Tour

    Explore Abel Tasman National Park to experience some of New Zealand’s most fascinating wilderness. Beginning with a cruise along the coastline, you’ll hike along the golden sands of Anchorage Beach, pass through groves of Manuka and fern, and cross the spectacular swing-bridge at Falls River.
    Duration:
    7 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Nelson: The Great Day Out Full Day Tour

    Take a cruise through Abel Tasman National Park to witness incredible lagoons and beaches and spot a fur seal colony. Upon reaching Tonga Quarry Beach, you’ll disembark for a bush walk to Bark Bay Lagoon, where you can survey waterfalls and enjoy a swim.
    Duration:
    8.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • North & South Island Self Drive

    If you are fortunate enough to have the time, you can see virtually all of the most interesting sights in New Zealand by combining the North Island and South Island self-drive itineraries.
    Duration:
    18 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,660
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • South Island In-Depth by Coach

    Travel the South Island experiencing all it has to offer. Enjoy whale watching, Abel Tasman National Park and the Glacier Region as well as Queenstown and Scottish influenced Dunedin.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,606
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Walk & Kayak 3 Day

    Experience the best of both worlds with two days of kayaking and one day walking the Abel Tasman Coast Track plus enjoy a scenic cruise. No previous kayaking experience is necessary.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 961
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Walk & Kayak 5 Day

    This tour joins kayaking along the Abel Tasman Coast Track with excellent walking plus two free days at beachfront lodges. Kayaking and walking are optional and no experience is necessary.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,390
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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