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Extraordinary experiences can be had every day in Nelson Tasman, with plenty of free and self-guided activities suitable for large and small groups.

Cruise, kayak or hike the coastline of the Abel Tasman National Park, take a tour of the regions exquisite wineries and craft breweries, explore Tasman’s Great Taste Trail on an e-bike or delight in the visual pleasure that is the art and artisan culture instilled in the regions DNA. With plenty of options to suit a variety of travel tastes, your event attendees will be spoilt for choice here in the Top of the South.

Wilsons Abel Tasman Tours

Choose a relaxed, casual, formal or active programme. Options include boat cruising, bush/beach walking, sea kayaking and beach picnics. Whether your group is short of time or looking for a real break away from the stresses of modern living, looking for adventure or relaxation, we know how to show you the best of the park. Let our expert teams help you design an outdoor experience to suit all ... View details

Abel Tasman Kayaks

We are the oldest kayak company in New Zealand and from the outset have developed and evolved a wide range of education based outdoor adventure and leadership experiences. The beautiful golden beaches, coves, lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forest that fringe the Abel Tasman granite coastline offer a uniquely safe environment for learning. From primary through to tertiary education institutions, corporate groups and leadership training we offer a broad range of customised learning experiences that range from ... View details

Abel Tasman Charters

Exclusive small group boat charters in to the iconic Abel Tasman National Park aboard comfortable catamarans. Kayak, swim, hike or just relax on-board on a fully catered 6 hour day-trip. We offer bespoke tours to suit your group. Drive to Stephens Bay and check in for your PRIVATE day cruise in the Abel Tasman National Park. This is a 6-hour scenic cruise on board our comfortable catamaran into the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Throughout the day we explore along the Abel Tasman coastline; past Split Apple Rock, round ... View details

Wine Nelson

Nelson Tasman is home to some of New Zealand’s most inspired wines. Explore the region's family-owned wineries crafting exquisite wines from the hills to the plains. Journey into the countryside and meet our winemakers at their cellar doors. Soak in the sunshine and enjoy lunch at a vineyard café. Taste some of New Zealand’s best Chardonnay and select wines for your cellar. ... View details

Founders Heritage Park

Numerous venue options are nestled within this charming enclave of historic buildings. Immerse yourself in the captivating charm of yesteryears at Founders Heritage Park. This miniature village, with its collection of 30 historical buildings relevant to Nelson's heritage, brings history alive. The charming streets are surrounded by well-manicured gardens and delightful common areas. Occupying these quaint structures are a variety of local artisans ... View details

Farewell Spit Tours

New Zealand's longest natural sandbar stretches 35km from the very tip of the South Island. Farewell Spit Eco Tours began as the mail delivery to the Lighthouse keepers more than 65 years ago. Join our local guides to explore this bird sanctuary and Wetland of international importance. They really know their stuff. Take in the panoramic views from the top of one of the huge ... View details