Fall in Love with Trails

Discover the heart of biking in New Zealand. Home to two Great Rides (Tasman's Great Taste Trail and the Coppermine Trail) and over 400km of some of the world's best mountain biking.

Whether you're here to unwind with a peaceful coastal ride or rev up the adventure with a week of heart-pounding singletrack trails, Nelson Tasman's got you covered.

Trails for everyone - from beech to beach. Kaiteriteri MTB Park offers great riding for those wanting adrenaline-fueled descents or those that just enjoying riding in a stunning and unique setting. Finish it off with a swim at Kaiteriteri Beach.

The Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park offers excellent riding for those wanting adrenaline-fueled descents or those who enjoy riding in a stunning and unique setting, finishing off with a swim at Kaiteriteri Beach.

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Cycle, kayak, walk – join Wilsons Abel Tasman for a pleasure-seekers adventure combining Abel Tasman National Park with the Great Taste Trail.

Let Wilsons Abel Tasman & The Gentle Cycling Co. team sort your accommodation, luggage, and bike transfers. Focus on enjoying the views, the beaches, the local flavours, and one of New Zealand's Great Rides, Tasman's Great Taste Trail.

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Ride the mighty Wairoa Gorge - if you're up to the challenge! From $570 all up!

The Wairoa Gorge, together with The Pear Orchard Lodge, have put together a 2-night package for 2 adults that includes a whole day of shredding the gorge’s epic tracks.

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Ride one of NZ's Great Rides, Tasman's Great Taste Trail.

Kiwi Journey's 'Single Day Sensations' Tours

Kiwi Journey's 'Single Day Sensations' Tours

Immerse yourself in a world of breathtaking scenery, outdoor adventures, world-class wines, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere that will leave an indelible mark on your heart.

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Wheelie Fantastic 3-Day Tour

Wheelie Fantastic 3-Day Tour

From Nelson to Mapua, Kaiteriteri to Mapua and through the Moutere area, these Nelson cycle trails and countryside offer a taste of the finer things in life.

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Nelson Cycle Hire 2-Day Tour

Nelson Cycle Hire 2-Day Tour

Explore Tasman's Great Taste Trail with a two-night self-guided Weekender Leisure Tour with Nelson Cycle Hire.

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Boasting an IMBA Gold Status, Nelson Tasman serves up rides stretching from mountains to sea and featuring a range of diverse highlights.

Coppermine Trail

Coppermine Trail

Tick off the Coppermine Trail in style with a 15-minute helicopter ride with Helicopters Nelson. This ride can be done as a Grade 2 ride 20km down the historic and scenic Dun Mountain Railway or a Grade 3+ ride 20km down the exciting and fun South Branch Track. Book direct and save 10% using the promo code LOVENELSON.

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Cable Bay Adventure Park

Cable Bay Adventure Park

The property has almost 400 Hectares of native forest, including massive Matai, Totara and Kahikatea. The public can access the Adventure Park grounds at no charge to explore the Mountain Bike and walking trails, visit some of the stunning viewpoints or relax by the river.

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Wairoa Gorge

Wairoa Gorge

One of the best weekends away riding you can have in New Zealand, if not the world. Trails start at grade 3 and go all the way to grade 6. You will get almost 1000m descending on every top to bottom run!

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Codgers, Sharlands, & Fringed Hill

Codgers, Sharlands, & Fringed Hill

Right in the heart of Nelson City, these three areas contain many trails, from easy meandering singletrack for beginners and families to full-on double-black downhill. Book a private shuttle with Gravity Nelson and make the most of your visit.

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Silvan Forest MTB Park

Silvan Forest MTB Park

Silvan Forest MTB Park's 170ha of private forest quickly became one of Nelson's favourite riding areas. It has a core network of fun, safe trails, well-graded single-track climbing trails, and plenty of thrilling long-run downhill.

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Relax in style after your epic ride.

Tides Hotel

Tides Hotel

Tides Hotel is Nelson’s central-city hotel, conference centre, bar & eatery – right on the Maitai River and just a few minutes walk from Nelson’s main shopping precinct.

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Tāhuna Beach Holiday Park

Tāhuna Beach Holiday Park

Relax and unwind at Nelson’s iconic beachside holiday destination next to Tasman's Great Taste Trail.

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Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve

Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve

Self-contained or open-plan cabins? Beach views or park views? The choice is all yours in Kaiteriteri.

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Coppermine Trail

Start your Coppermine loop at the Codgers Recreation Hub, accessed off Tantragee Road. Access to the Coppermine directly from Brook Street will be closed from 4 March - mid June 2024 due to slip repair and remedial planting work. Due to fire risk, access to the Coppermine from the Maitai Valley via Groom Creek Road or Te Ara Kopiko is closed until further notice.

Plan the perfect autumn stay.

Autumn special at Rutherford Hotel

Autumn special at Rutherford Hotel

Stay in a premium room and enjoy the exceptional facilities, including the outdoor pool, sauna, breakfast and dinner at Oceano Restaurant.

From $285 per night.

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Kaiteriteri Autumn Escape

Kaiteriteri Autumn Escape

Experience luxury at the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park with our tailored Autumn Escape bed and breakfast package. It's the perfect way to relax and recharge.

Includes one night of luxury accommodation for two people in the Kaiteriteri beachfront apartments and breakfast at Waterfront, including coffee or juice.

From $260 Twin Share

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Beachfront Lodge Stay & 3 Day Walk

Beachfront Lodge Stay & 3 Day Walk

Escape, revive, and reconnect with Wilsons Abel Tasman. Let them take care of logistics while you enjoy your 3-day self-guided walk, which includes one night at Torrent Bay Lodge and one night at Meadowbank Homestead in Awaroa.

From $1,445 pp twin share

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Pihopa Retreat - 3 for 2

Pihopa Retreat - 3 for 2

Book three nights and only pay for two nights. Extend your summer with a luxurious five-star stay. Book direct and save by using the promo code STAY3PAY2.

Available for stays from 1 April to 1 June 2024.

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Romantic Ratanui

Romantic Ratanui

Book a romantic getaway to Golden Bay. This package for two includes:

- Two nights in a Deluxe Room
- Daily breakfast
- A bottle of bubbles & chocolates on arrival
- A three-course dinner for two on one evening

Two nights from $1,174. Available in March and April only.

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Sunset Saver in Golden Bay

Sunset Saver in Golden Bay

Come and enjoy Golden Bay with an autumn getaway at Ratanui Lodge.

This romantic getaway includes:
- Two nights in a Deluxe Room
- Daily breakfast
- A bottle of bubbles & chocolates on arrival
- Access to our outdoor pool and spa pool.

From $545 per night. Available in March and April only.

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Relaxed Luxury Escape for Two

Relaxed Luxury Escape for Two

Escape to Maruia River Retreat and experience their most popular package. A relaxed luxury experience with dinner, villa, yoga, and breakfast:

- Private villa with lush linens and luxurious amenities
- Daily morning yoga and continental breakfast
- Nightly three-course dinners
- Guided group nature walk
- One-hour private forest bathing
- Finnish dry sauna, magnesium pool

From $1,250 per night for two

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Relax and dine at Kimi Ora

Relax and dine at Kimi Ora

Escape to Kaiteriteri Beach with an all-inclusive spa package at Kimi Ora Eco Resort.
Kimi Ora's Overnight Dinner & Spa Package includes:

- Continental breakfast
- Two-course vegetarian dinner
- 30-minute massage or 30-minute refresher facial per person
Available Tuesdays to Saturdays. Make sure to extend your stay so you can enjoy everything Kaiteriteri has to offer.

From $475 for two people

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Escape to Awaroa

Escape to Awaroa

Celebrate a special occasion at Awaroa Lodge—package for two.

This package includes:
- Two nights accommodation
- Return water taxi transfers from Kaiteriteri with Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle
- A bottle of bubbly and chocolates in your room on arrival
- A delicious cooked breakfast to start each day
A three-course dinner in the Harakeke Restaurant each evening

From $1,166 for two nights

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Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets

Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets

Relax, explore, and recharge in climate-positive accommodation crafted from sustainably harvested and locally-grown timber, surrounded by native bush and birds.

From $220 per night.

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Great Abel Tasman Getaway

Great Abel Tasman Getaway

It’s time to recharge your soul at Kaiteriteri with a two-night package designed for two people in our standard apartment overlooking the stunning Kaiteriteri Beach.

Includes two nights accommodation in a standard apartment, Taste of Tasman arrival platter, Waterfront Restaurant day pack, and return boat transfers to Abel Tasman National Park.

From $871 Twin Share

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Drift Off Grid 10% OFF

Drift Off Grid 10% OFF

Embark on an idyllic escape to Drift Off Grid Glamping in Golden Bay, where luxury meets eco-friendly glamping. Book direct and save 10% using the promo code FALLINLOVE, valid until the end of August.

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Abel Tasman & Volunteer Planting

Abel Tasman & Volunteer Planting

It’s time to recharge your soul at Kaiteriteri, explore the world-famous Abel Tasman National Park, and get your hands dirty by volunteering to plant native plants and trees in Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve.

The two-night accommodation in a premium apartment, Taste of Tasman arrival platter, breakfast at Waterfront Restaurant, picnic hamper, and return boat transfers.

From $1,243 Twin Share

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Experience Nelson Tasman with these activity deals and packages.

Ferry to Nelson with Interislander - 10% OFF

Ferry to Nelson with Interislander - 10% OFF

Book your ferry with Interislander and save 10% using the promo code ntautumn241 on checkout. T&Cs apply. Travel period 1st April through 30th June 2024.

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3-Day Self-Guided Abel Tasman Coast Track

3-Day Self-Guided Abel Tasman Coast Track

Explore the Abel Tasman Coast Track with a touch of luxury at Wilsons Abel Tasman beachfront lodges.

From $1,650 per person

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2-Day Kayak & Walk Abel Tasman National Park

2-Day Kayak & Walk Abel Tasman National Park

Paddle the calm waters of the Astrolabe before heading around the point to Anchorage, then journey back on foot the next day.

From $151 per person

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1-Day Kayak & Walk

1-Day Kayak & Walk

Hire a kayak for a day and paddle to Anchorage. Continue your journey by walking the coastal track or return by water taxi.

From $135 per person

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Farewell Spit Tour

Farewell Spit Tour

Experience New Zealand's unique nature, wildlife, and unspoiled landscapes of Farewell Spit. Includes refreshments.

From $185 per person

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Vista Cruise Hot Deal

Vista Cruise Hot Deal

Cruise in style and comfort from Kaiteriteri into the Abel Tasman National Park. Call into popular beaches, see the famous Toka Ngāwha (Split Apple Rock), and view sea birds and seals from the boat at Adele Island (and Tonga Island on the 10.30am cruise).

From $54 per person

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Helicopters Nelson - 10% OFF

Helicopters Nelson - 10% OFF

Book direct and save 10% using the promo code LOVENELSON.

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Paddle to Split Apple Rock (Toka Ngawhā)

Paddle to Split Apple Rock (Toka Ngawhā)

Paddle into a rich cultural experience with Waka Abel Tasman. Venture out to Split Apple Rock (Toka Ngawhā), a beautiful, atmospheric place and one of the Abel Tasman coastline's most iconic spots.

From $105 per person

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Abel Tasman Triple Treat

Abel Tasman Triple Treat

See the Abel Tasman National Park by land, sea and air. A full-day combo tour that has it all!
From $775 per person based on 4 people sharing the heli.

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Rabbit Island Picnic Tour - The Gentle Cycling Co.

Rabbit Island Picnic Tour - The Gentle Cycling Co.

Take a delightful round trip from our Nelson base to the golden sands of Rabbit Island and enjoy tasty treats at your own pace. The package includes a freshly prepared picnic box with fresh food and a drink from the Nelson region.

From $110 per person.

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Hop On Hop Off Wine & Beer Tour

Hop On Hop Off Wine & Beer Tour

Experience the delights of Nelson on this stunning bus tour around the region. Spend the day visiting a selection of the Nelson Tasman's best wineries and attractions.

Only $99.50 per person

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Make sure you check the terms and conditions for each deal on the operator's website.

Nelson Tasman is bursting with flavours.

The Mussel Inn

The Mussel Inn

A staple for over thirty years in Golden Bay, The Mussel Inn is your go-to for wholesome food, delicious in-house brews, dance-worthy live music and possibly a roaming weka or two.

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Tides Bar & Eatery

Tides Bar & Eatery

An exceptional riverfront dining experience. The enjoyment begins when you relax in the stylish Tides Bar and select a local wine or beer while taking in the Maitai River views from the balcony—open 7 days.

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Kismet Cocktail & Whisky Bar

Kismet Cocktail & Whisky Bar

Step inside Kismet on Nelson’s Hardy Street and be transported into a sophisticated, world-class cocktail and whiskey bar. Lush seating, dark walls, vintage floor lamps, fairy lights and candles create a cosy yet elegant atmosphere.

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Eight Plates

Eight Plates

Nelson's newest dining experience. Open for brunch and dinner from Wednesday until Monday, and true to its name features eight plates that change regularly depending on the local produce available.

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Harvest Kitchen

Harvest Kitchen

Harvest Kitchen Restaurant at Seifried Winery Estate offers delicious seasonal food, great coffee, local wine, beer and cider. Open Wednesday to Sunday.

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Eddyline Pizzeria & Brewpub

Eddyline Pizzeria & Brewpub

Casual brewpub serving wood-fired pizzas and one of New Zealand's finest craft beers, brewed just down the road. Open Tuesday to Sunday.

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Oceano Restaurant

Oceano Restaurant

Oceano captures the essence of Nelson, offering the freshest local produce cooked to perfection by their talented chefs. Their seasonal menu offers something for every palate. Open 7 days.

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Hardy St Eatery

Hardy St Eatery

Their philosophy is to create an atmosphere similar to enjoying a meal at home serving creative, seasonal and approachable food from a regularly changing menu with damn good booze and coffee.

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River Kitchen

River Kitchen

If you’re after a hearty brunch with a pretty view in central Nelson, you can’t go past River Kitchen, situated on the banks of the Matai River. Open Tuesdays to Sundays.

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Pohara Restaurant & Bar

Pohara Restaurant & Bar

Seasonal. Local. Fresh. Located within Ratanui Lodge, Pohara Restaurant & Bar offers some of the finest dining in Golden Bay. Why not stay too? Book their 'Romantic Ratanui' two-night getaway, which includes breakfast, a bottle of bubbles and chocolates, and a three-course dinner for two.

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Awaroa Lodge

Awaroa Lodge

Dining at Awaroa Lodge is a beautiful experience with plenty of local produce and ingredients grown on-site. Dine inside or out, open daily.

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Wine, Art & Wilderness

Wine, Art & Wilderness

The vineyards of Nelson are boutique and family-owned and set amongst exceptional scenic countryside, often with a foreground of rich horticultural land or inviting coastline and a backdrop of mountains. Explore Nelson Tasman's diverse aromatics with the 'Wine Exposed Nelson Tour'.

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