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We have all the red hot sightseeing tips for your next trip to Nelson. Grab your travel planner and prepare to start topping up your itinerary.
Spend a Sunday morning at Christ Church Cathedral. While you're there, take a few moments to close your eyes and enjoy some personal reflection. There's an excellent range of things to do in this destination. Forget your history books! See the past come to life at Founders Park. Still got some time on your hands? One of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in a city's culture is to wander its spirited marketplaces. Browse through the produce and shop like a local at Nelson Market.
The world is brimming with adventure, and there are countless wonderful experiences to be had when we grab our bags and go on holiday.
In the list below are some of the exciting activities that we suggest for your trip to Nelson:
Take a look at our Nelson things to do page for a full list of activities.
There's nothing nicer than lying back after a day full of activities. There are as many as 59 properties in Nelson, so securing a comfortable bed for your luxury getaway or cheap holiday will be a cinch.
After a long-haul flight, there's nothing nicer than putting your feet up in a posh room and spoiling yourself with some room service. See what heavenly treats await you at the Parautane Lodge (137 Parautane Way) or the Cambria House (7 Cambria St). If you've added up the numbers and these don't fit into your budget, don't worry — we have some lower-priced options. Check out The Innbetween Lodge and Backpackers (335 Trafalgar Square East) and the Nelson City TOP 10 Holiday Park (230 Vanguard Street).
If you're arriving by plane, it's likely that you'll be heading to Nelson Airport (NSN). Once you've collected your bags from the carousel and wandered outside, the centre of Nelson will be waiting 4 miles (6 km) away.
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The property is in a great location with many things within walking distance. The rooms are large and airy and have all the facilities you need. It’s great having a kitchenette. You do need to reserve a parking space by contacting the hotel prior to arrival as parking is limited.
Nice outlook over the river, clean and tidy room m good food in the restaurant, Very friendly staff and atmosphere, About the only negative is we could hear snoring in the neighbouring room which kept us up, Earplugs fixed that.
The Grand Mercure Nelson is a warm, welcoming departure from hotel chains. We drove up and felt like we were staying in quaint European cottages. The property is lovely, the buildings are darling and the rooms are comfortable. If you are looking for ultra-modern rooms with spas, stores and various ...
Good free unlimited wifi is awesome! Plenty of complimentary toiletries and love the makeup face clothes. Beds are super comfy! Only thing is the walls are a not really sound proof as we could hear clearly the people next door to us and upstairs. But we will definitely be back!
Very nice room. Was in a great location as it was near a couple different restaurants as well as a gas station and a fast food restaurant, which helped a lot when getting ready in the morning.
it was cosy and convenient. Idealy situated foe the return flight home to Auckland
Entrance was a bit hard to find, but once there the staff was terrific. Very nice room with sea breezes. The property has cabins plus spaces for motor homes and tents. Not a place where you can get room service, but there’s a cafe on site with meals cooked to order plus prepared items in a ...