3 Day Itineraries - Regional Highlights
To get the most out of visiting Nelson Tasman plan a minimum three-night stay. You'll be able to experience the stunning natural landscapes in the Abel Tasman National Park, visit our world class cycle trails and immerse yourself in an extraordinary showcase of our regions arts & artisans, with a vast array of galleries, craft beer and wineries on offer for you to enjoy.
Arrive in Nelson and visit the National World of Wearable Art and Nelson Classic Car Museum.
Explore Nelson City’s art and heritage precinct with options like historic South Street, The Suter Art Gallery, Christ Church Cathedral and Jens Hansen the Ringmaker.
Take a walk through Queens Gardens and on up to the Centre of NZ lookout for stunning views out over the city and Tasman Bay, before retreating to Tahunanui Beach for some relaxation time.
A highlight in the region is a trip into the Abel Tasman National Park.
Kayaking is an ever popular option in the Abel Tasman. Multiple options are available with Abel Tasman Kayaks.
For a relaxing sailing experience, a trip with Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures can deliver exactly that.
Allow time to experience the many extraordinary food, wine, cider and craft beef offerings in the region. Consider a cycling trip on The Great Taste Trail with Trail Journeys, Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Tours or Nelson Cycle Hire.
Or you could start the day with an adrenalin fix at Abel Tasman Skydive, boasting epic scenery and mind blowing views of both South & North Islands, as well as the length of the Abel Tasman with its stunning golden beaches and bush clad islands.
If you prefer guided options, Wilsons Abel Tasman offer 3 day Guided Hiking and/or kayaking trips in the Abel Tasman National Park, where you can sit back and relax at the end of the day in their Luxury Beachfront Lodges.
Multi day options can also be arranged with Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures and our cycling operators.