From the bustling central city to the expansive Waimea Plains, the rolling Moutere Hills to the pristine Abel Tasman, the glacial Nelson Lakes to the rugged Kahurangi outback, a wealth of adventures await you right here on our doorstep.

Nestled in the middle of the country, the Nelson Tasman region is home to an abundance of beauty, entertainment and passion. For this reason, it's proven quite difficult to identify the top 10 things to do here, as every township and national park that makes up our extraordinary region is unique in it's own way.

So whether you're a first time visitor or a long-time lover, below you'll find everything you need to craft your own Nelson Tasman itinerary. Alternatively, we have put together a raft of weekend and multi-day itineraries here, or you can contact one of our visitor information centres for assistance in crafting your dream holiday.