A Travel Guide to Nelson
Tucked away in Tasman Bay at the top of the South Island, Nelson doesn’t sound like much but it’s sure close to much. New Zealand’s sunniest city is surrounded by the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks to the east, the Nelson Lakes National Park to the south and the Mt Richmond Forest Park to the west. What’s more, the city is the home of creatives and productive people where culture is easy to find between the multitude of vineyards and breweries, art galleries and artisanries. Some might say that the best bits of New Zealand are wrapped into one here in the city that’s also the city with the most sunshine hours in the country.
So whether you’re a couple, solo traveller or a family; on a budget or looking for a luxury getaway, you’ll find the right lever to pull in this complete travel guide to Nelson, so you can plan a Nelson trip to suit your travel style.