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40 Tours and Tickets in Nelson | All Nelson Tours

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SKYWIRE ExperiencePrivate and Luxury

SKYWIRE Experience

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Race through the native forest canopy and see the rolling Nelson countryside from the sky in this unique flying fox experience. The Skywire is one of the longest flying foxes in New Zealand and can reach speeds of around 60 miles per hour, and this package gives you the chance to experience that speed first-hand as you rocket up and down Cable Bay hillside, through the trees and valleys.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 71.02
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US$ 71.02

Sail, Seals and WalkSailing

Sail, Seals and Walk

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Enjoy a day of sailing and hiking at your own pace, with a fully-skippered catamaran sail followed by a self-guided hike through the Abel Tasman National Park. Experience the beautiful park and coastline from two different perspectives, and see much bird, animal, and marine life. Enjoy the convenience of transfers to the starting point and a guided sail with a knowledgeable crew, plus the freedom of hiking independently.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 75.62
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US$ 75.62

Full-Day Sailing Adventure in the Abel Tasman National ParkSailing

Full-Day Sailing Adventure in the Abel Tasman National Park

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It can be difficult to see all of Abel Tasman National Park if you’re pressed for time, especially if you’re only visiting for a day or two. Save some time and see some of the park’s many highlights on this full-day sailing trip around the coast. Spend the day stopping at beaches and islands around the coast; just make sure to book in advance, as this is Abel Tasman National Park’s only full-day sailing tour and is sure to be in high demand.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 151.22
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US$ 151.22

Abel Tasman and Golden Bay TourDay Trips

Abel Tasman and Golden Bay Tour

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Explore the highlights of one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand on a convenient full-day tour. This small-group tour takes a maximum of 11 passengers, for a personalized service. Enjoy stunning views, secluded beaches, an optional bush walk, and a cruise along the shore of the Abel Tasman National Park (sitting inside or outside, as per your choice).
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 135.97
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US$ 135.97

Quad Bike - Bayview CircuitPrivate and Luxury

Quad Bike - Bayview Circuit

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This quad bike adventure is an exciting way to tour the bush-clad terrain near Nelson. After being thoroughly briefed on how to use the bikes safely, travel along 8.5 miles (14 kilometers) of tracks. You’ll be treated to beautiful views across Cable Bay, and will make plenty of stops so your guide can tell you all about the area. This is a fun outing for families and friends traveling together.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 125.12
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US$ 125.12

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with CruiseDay Trips

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

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Discover the jewel in the crown of New Zealand’s South Island on this full-day Abel Tasman National Park hiking tour with cruise. Travel from Nelson to Kaiteriteri with your guide, then hop aboard your water taxi. Cruise the azure-blue seas toward the heart of Abel Tasman National Park and the start-point of your trek. Follow hiking trails through the dense forest and listen as your guide points out medicinal and edible plants along the way. Gain insight into native Maori and Dutch settlers’ heritage, and enjoy lunch on Torrent Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 323.57
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US$ 323.57

Best Abel Tasman Day tripDay Cruises

Best Abel Tasman Day trip

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Abel Tasman National Park is a scenic highlight of the Nelson-Marlborough region. But if you’re pressed for time and can’t spend multiple days hiking the park, this day trip packs a lot into the few hours you have available. Cruise around Split Apple Rock and then anchor at Tonga Island Marine Reserve. Once there, take the opportunity to explore the Park on your own terms: go snorkeling by the beach, take a kayak down the coast, or disembark and hike along the Pitt Head loop overlooking Te Pukatea Bay.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 209.67
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US$ 209.67

Fly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from NelsonDay Cruises

Fly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from Nelson

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Discover the stunning scenery of the Abel Tasman National Park by land, sea, and air on this full-day tour. Soar over the Wharariki Sea Arches and Farewell Spit on a scenic flight, hike through the bush to Te Waikoropupu Springs, and enjoy lunch (own expense) in Takaka Village. In the afternoon, cool off with a swim at Totaranui Beach, then set sail on a cruise around Golden Bay and admire the coast of Abel Tasman National Park from the water.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 311.47
Price varies by group size
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US$ 311.47
Price varies by group size

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure Option B Nelson CityMountain Bike Tours

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure Option B Nelson City

Kiwi Journeys are excited to release the new ‘Tunnel to Town’ tour. Construction on a new 5km section of trail into Wakefield is now complete allowing this amazing day of cycling, scenery and tasting. Today you will ride through the longest disused rail tunnel in the southern hemisphere, extraordinary mountain vistas, amazing scenery through farmland, orchards, hop gardens, vineyards, coastal estuaries as well as being able to sample world class food and beverage
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 91.57
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US$ 91.57

Golden Bay in a DayWine Tastings

Golden Bay in a Day

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Golden Bay is truly a hiden gem providing lots of incredible surprises. Departing  your accommodation and the city we drive over the Waimea Plains in Tasman Bay through the vineyards, market gardens and orchards then forest on Marble mountain. This is a full day tour that never fails to impress and becomes a photographers playground with almost scenic overload proportions. Your every comfort is included from water, fresh fruit, tea, coffee and of course a gourmet picnic lunch as well as entrance fees into middle earth caves and the National Parks where your guide is privileged with special unique access. This day is renowned for the diversity of views and landscape formations from mountains, managed and unique native forest types. limestone and granite rock formations, incredibly clear water, estuaries, a waterfall and beautiful golden sand beaches. If time permits a stroll through the Takaka village will top of a fascinating day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 242.49
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US$ 242.49

Nelson City Walking Tour - GuidedPrivate and Luxury

Nelson City Walking Tour - Guided

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This fun walking tour is an ideal way to explore the small city of Nelson. You’ll visit some of the major attractions—including the cathedral, the Queen’s Gardens, and the Suter Gallery—as well as learn about architectural styles and everyday life in the city. Your guide has lived in Nelson all her life, so has a lot of local insight to share.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 32.46
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US$ 32.46

The Heaphy Track - Heli HikeHiking

The Heaphy Track - Heli Hike

Included in this adventure: • Approximately 120 minutes flight time over the Kahurangi National Park and the Heaphy Track • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing • Private guide • Picnic lunch and local wine and beers are included SIGHTS: • The beautiful Heaphy Track • Wharariki Beach • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 6 hours
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US$ 3,435.50
per group
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US$ 3,435.50
per group

Electric Mountain Bike Tours, Rentals & Trail AdventuresMulti-day Tours

Electric Mountain Bike Tours, Rentals & Trail Adventures

We are an Electric MTB Company specializing in off road trail tours & multi day adventure packages on our 2018 Specialized Levo Mountain Ebikes! We strive to provide the best experience for travelers to explore our world class off road mtb trails in the region. Half day tour 2-3hrs   Private tour, navigating our way around Nelson passing by streams, trails, rivers & landmarks!  Full day tour 6-8hrs  A customized full day tour visiting the local trails & mtb parks in the region.    3 day scenic tour 3 full days visiting the most spectacular scenic trails in the Nelson/Tasman region including Golden Bay, Abel Tasman & Nelson Lakes! 3 day adrenaline tour  3 full days for the adrenaline junkies hitting all the high grade tracks in the region! 
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  • 1 hour to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 103.19
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US$ 103.19

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure - Option A Via MapuaMountain Bike Tours

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure - Option A Via Mapua

Kiwi Journeys are excited to release the new ‘Tunnel to Town’ tour. Construction on a new 5km section of trail into Wakefield is now complete allowing this amazing day of cycling, scenery and tasting. Today you will ride through the longest disused rail tunnel in the southern hemisphere, extraordinary mountain vistas, amazing scenery through farmland, orchards, hop gardens, vineyards, coastal estuaries as well as being able to sample world class food and beverage. Choose from Option A, ‘Tunnel to Town - via Mapua’, or Option B, ‘Tunnel to Town
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 114.47
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US$ 114.47

Marlborough Vineyard DiscovererWine Tastings

Marlborough Vineyard Discoverer

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Included in this adventure: • Approximately 70 minutes flight time over the Mt Richmond Forest Park and Wairau Valley • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing SIGHTS: • The beautiful Wairau Valley • Iconic boutique Winery • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 3 hours
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US$ 1,560.81
per group
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US$ 1,560.81
per group

Traditional archery experienceExtreme

Traditional archery experience

A unique and fun archery experience. Learn about medieval period archery and how to shoot a bow and arrow from that time with a range of easy and challenging targets in a stunning location. Suitable for ages 7 and up.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 20.81
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US$ 20.81

Abel Tasman ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Abel Tasman Experience

Included in this adventure • Approximately 50 minutes flight time cruising over the Abel Tasman • Two-way communication between you and your pilot SIGHTS: • Golden coastlines and beautiful beaches • Native bush and bird life
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  • 3 hours
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US$ 862.78
per group
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US$ 862.78
per group

Nelson Mountain AdventurePrivate Sightseeing Tours

Nelson Mountain Adventure

Included in this adventure: • Approximately 25 minutes flight time • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x mountain landing SIGHTS: • Tasman Bay • The surrounding National Parks • Snow (in Winter)
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  • 40 minutes
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US$ 520.27
per group
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US$ 520.27
per group

Best of Both Worlds - Abel TasmanHalf-day Tours

Best of Both Worlds - Abel Tasman

Included in this adventure: • Approximately 45 minutes flight time over the Kahurangi National Park • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing • Gourmet lunch and local wines and beers are included SIGHTS: • The beautiful Abel Tasman National Park • Native Bush and Wildlife • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 6 hours
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US$ 3,315.84
per group
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US$ 3,315.84
per group

Departure Transfer: Nelson City Centre Hotels to Nelson Airport Airport & Hotel Transfers

Departure Transfer: Nelson City Centre Hotels to Nelson Airport

Let the drivers collect you from your Nelson City Centre accommodation and drop you at Nelson Airport. They'll even help you with your luggage.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 39.33
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US$ 39.33

Arrival Transfer: Nelson Airport to Nelson City Centre HotelsAirport & Hotel Transfers

Arrival Transfer: Nelson Airport to Nelson City Centre Hotels

Let the drivers collect you from Nelson Airport and drop you off at your Nelson City Centre accommodation. They'll even help you with your luggage.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 39.33
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US$ 39.33

The Ultimate Lord of the Rings Combo TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

The Ultimate Lord of the Rings Combo Tour

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Included in this adventure • Approximately 90 minutes flight time exploring the Kahurangi National Park • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 2 x Mountain landings SIGHTS: • 2 x Lord of the Rings film locations! • Unique land forms, habitats, plant communities and wildlife • Native bush • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$ 1,352.70
per group
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US$ 1,352.70
per group

Lord of the Rings Mt Owen, Exit from the Mines of MoriaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Lord of the Rings Mt Owen, Exit from the Mines of Moria

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Included in this adventure: • Approximately 40 minutes flight time exploring the Kahurangi National Park • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing SIGHTS: • Official Lord of the Rings film location! • Unique land forms, habitats, plant communities and wildlife • Native bush • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$ 780.40
per group
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US$ 780.40
per group

Blue Lake ExpressPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Blue Lake Express

Included in this adventure: • Approximately 60 minutes flight time exploring the Nelson Lakes National Park • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing SIGHTS: • Blue Lake – the world’s clearest lake • Unique land forms, habitats, plant communities and wildlife • Native bush • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 1 hour
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US$ 1,300.67
per group
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US$ 1,300.67
per group

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