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Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

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
From
US$309,00
From
US$309,00

Best Abel Tasman Day trip

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
From
US$205,79
From
US$205,79

SKYWIRE Experience

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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  • 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$70,96
From
US$70,96

Heli-Cruise Abel Tasman - The Best of Both Worlds

Heli-Cruise Abel Tasman - The Best of Both Worlds

Included in this adventure: • Private, luxury one-way cruise to the Abel Tasman • Meet your private helicopter and board for a scenic flight over two National Parks, landing at high altitude to take in the breath-taking scenery • Gourmet lunch and local wines and beers are included SIGHTS: • The beautiful Abel Tasman National Park and Kahurangi National Park • Native Bush and Wildlife • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$5 060,84
per group
From
US$5 060,84
per group

Golden Bay in a Day

Golden Bay in a Day

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Enjoy the best of Golden Bay without having to drive yourself over the mountains from Nelson when you join a small-group guided tour. Admire the beautiful views from the top of the Takaka Hill, and the unique rock formations. Glimpse two lovely national parks–Abel Tasman and Kahurangi–and feast on a tasty picnic lunch. Stop at orchards, vineyards, and market gardens en route.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$238,04
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US$238,04

Lord of the Rings Mt Olympus, South of Rivendell

Lord of the Rings Mt Olympus, South of Rivendell

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Included in this adventure • Approximately 60 minutes flight time exploring the Kahurangi National Park • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing SIGHTS: • Lord of the Rings film location! • Unique land forms, habitats, plant communities and wildlife • Native bush • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$2 519,13
per group
From
US$2 519,13
per group

Nelson City Walking Tour - Guided

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$30,97
From
US$30,97

Quad Bike - Bayview Circuit

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$122,57
Price varies by group size
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US$122,57
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Private Biking and Nelson's Great Taste Beer Experience

Full-Day Private Biking and Nelson's Great Taste Beer Experience

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If you love beer and fancy getting some exercise at the same time, this is the tour for you! We cater for groups, big and small. This tour is unguided, but you will be briefed and have a map to show you the way. You can take your time and enjoy the tastes of Nelson at your leisure. The Great Taste Beer tour is based in the quieter suburb of Stoke which is 8kms from Nelson CBD.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$67,74
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US$67,74

Private boat charter in Abel Tasman National Park

Private boat charter in Abel Tasman National Park

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Explore the glorious Abel Tasman National Park on this boat charter. This trip through one of New Zealand’s most famous parks is easily personalized to suit your needs. With hiking, swimming, and kayaking opportunities available to all fitness levels, this day traversing the park's emerald waters and golden sands can be full of adventure or relaxation - the choice is up to you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$1 640,88
per group
From
US$1 640,88
per group

Self-Guided Nelson to Mapua Cycle Adventure

Self-Guided Nelson to Mapua Cycle Adventure

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Experience the convenience of a guided tour and the freedom of independent travel on this self-guided cycle adventure. You’ll receive all biking equipment and a trail map, and will be transported by vehicle to the start of the trail. Visit highlights of your own choice between Nelson and Mapua, along a coastal route. You’ll also get a discount voucher for a restaurant en route, and a ferry ticket.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
From
US$70,32
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US$70,32

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure Option B Nelson City

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure Option B Nelson City

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This tour offers a chance to ride through the longest disused rail tunnel in the Southern Hemisphere. This isn't the usual trail through the city or around the bay; on this tour, you'll take in mountain scenery, farmland, coastal estuaries and highly productive horticultural land for a diverse sampling of the real Nelson.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$91,60
From
US$91,60

Waka Paddling Tour: Toka Ngawha Split Apple Rock from Kaiteriteri

Waka Paddling Tour: Toka Ngawha Split Apple Rock from Kaiteriteri

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Skip the crowded ferry around Abel Tasman National Park and choose a more hands-on, down-to-earth way of exploring the coast on this waka paddling tour. Paddle up to Toka Ngawhā (Split Apple Rock) with your small group and immerse yourself in Māori culture and customs along the way, learning karakia, paddle commands and a waka salute – all in te reo Māori.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$61,28
From
US$61,28

Dragon Hunt Archery Experience in Pristine Native Forest

Dragon Hunt Archery Experience in Pristine Native Forest

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If you’re looking for a unique way to experience the beautiful natural landscape around Nelson, join this half-day archery experience in pristine native bush. Whether you’re a first-timer or know your way around a bow and arrow, you’ll learn all the skills you need to hunt “dragons” in the forest. Look out for beautiful birds, trees, and plants as you embark on your quest.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$106,44
Price varies by group size
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US$106,44
Price varies by group size

Quad Bike - Farm Forest Ride

Quad Bike - Farm Forest Ride

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Travelers who want to spend time outdoors while trying something new will love this quad bike tour through native forest and a farm. You don’t need to have driven a quad bike before, as full instruction will be given before you start. Drive through different terrain, with lots of beautiful views, and several stops so your guide can tell you all about the area. The ride lasts for about 90 minutes, depending on riders’ skills and needs.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$87,09
Price varies by group size
From
US$87,09
Price varies by group size

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure - Option A Via Mapua

Tunnel to Town - Day Adventure - Option A Via Mapua

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Explore the beautiful Nelson Tasman region on a handy cycle trip from Nelson to Wakefield via Spooner’s Tunnel (or vice versa). Bikes, helmets, a repair kit, a light, bottled water, and transfers to/from the trail are included. Ride through farmland, orchards, and vineyards before making it to the exciting tunnel, which is the longest out-of-commission railway tunnel in the Southern Hemisphere and a fun place to ride.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$109,18
From
US$109,18

20,000ft Tandem Skydive over Abel Tasman

20,000ft Tandem Skydive over Abel Tasman

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Experience an adrenaline rush like no other on this tandem skydive over new Zealand’s South Island. Hop into your aircraft and take to the skies for breathtaking views over New Zealand’s spectacular national parks, peaks and coastline. When you reach your 3,962-meter (13,000-foot) altitude, leap from the plane and enjoy around 40 seconds’ freefall with your instructor in tandem. Then, pull the chord to open your chute and float gracefully to terra firma! Upgrade your tour to start your skydive at 5,029 meters (16,500 feet) in the air.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$450,93
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US$450,93

Hop on Hop off Wine Tours Nelson

Hop on Hop off Wine Tours Nelson

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Enjoy the freedom exploring some of the best wineries and breweries in the Nelson Tasman region without the hassle of having to self drive, or worry about who has to be the designated driver. Everyone can indulge in some samples on this hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Nelson, Brightwater, Moutere, and Mapua. Get off where you want and stay for as long as you like.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$64,19
From
US$64,19

The Ultimate Lord of the Rings Combo Tour

The Ultimate Lord of the Rings Combo Tour

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Fans of The Lord of the Rings–or anyone who likes spectacular scenery–will enjoy this 2.5 hour helicopter tour of the Kahurangi National Park from Nelson. Fly above the mountains of the park, communicating with your pilot via a two-way headset during the flight. Stop at two LOTR filming locations, where you can enjoy the views and learn more about the geology and biodiversity of this special area.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$3 354,54
per group
From
US$3 354,54
per group

Heli-Fish Marlborough Sounds D'Urville Island Indulgence - 'Catch and Dine'

Heli-Fish Marlborough Sounds D'Urville Island Indulgence - 'Catch and Dine'

Included in this adventure: • Approximately 120 minutes flight time over Tasman Bay coastline, and D’Urville Island • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing • Dining of the fish caught by the clients and local wine and beer SIGHTS: • The beautiful D’Urville Island • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$2 548,16
per group
From
US$2 548,16
per group

Heli-Hike Heaphy Track

Heli-Hike Heaphy Track

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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$2 902,97
per group
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US$2 902,97
per group

Heli-Picnic The Wild North West

Heli-Picnic The Wild North West

Included in this adventure: • Approximately 120 minutes flight time over the Kahurangi National Park, The Wild West Coast, Abel Tasman National Park, Golden Bay and Farewell Spit • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing SIGHTS: • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$4 777,00
per group
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US$4 777,00
per group

Kiwi Spirit Distillery Golden Bay - Visit New Zealand's only Tequila Farm!

Kiwi Spirit Distillery Golden Bay - Visit New Zealand's only Tequila Farm!

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Visit New Zealand’s only Tequila Farm – Kiwi Spirit Distillery specialise in unique spirits handcrafted from the purest homegrown ingredients including the only 100% Blue Agave Tequilana spirit made in New Zealand. Their family owned and operated distillery redefines what quality means. With a family history of decades of distilling they’re staunchly dedicated to quality over quantity. Golden Bay is one of the most beautiful places in the world! This small town has long been a haunt for creative free thinkers, artists and aging hippies. Nestled between two spectacular National Parks with miles of stunning golden sand beach surroundings, it’s a very special corner of New Zealand.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$2 419,14
per group
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US$2 419,14
per group

Heli-Scenic Abel Tasman Experience

Heli-Scenic Abel Tasman Experience

Travelers without the time (or desire) to hike through the Abel Tasman National Park can experience its beautiful coastal and mountain landscapes from a scenic helicopter flight from Nelson. Enjoy around 50 minutes of flying time, communicating with your pilot via two-way headsets throughout the flight. Stop at Awaroa Lodge, within the park, where you can buy lunch if you like.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$935,40
per group
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US$935,40
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Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise
"A perfect full day hike. Absolutely stunning views. Our guide Wayne had an almost encyclopaedic knowledge of the trees, other flora and the wildlife. His energy and enthusiasm was infectious and made the tour even more memorable. I would definitely do this or another tour with the company again."..."
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Best Abel Tasman Day trip
"This was an excellent day trip! Despite the rain we kayaked, walked the beach and hiked to a beautiful look off. Our guides were excellent, very knowledgeable and engaging and made the day great. Lunch was delicious as well. I highly recommend this tour as a great way to see some highlights of the park."..."
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Nelson City Walking Tour - Guided
"Great walk around town with James. Recommended . Also go on the art walk which James introduced me to while we were walking"..."
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Quad Bike - Bayview Circuit
"We had never been on quad bikes and Luke, our guide, knew that we might have a hard time uphill. So he switched our bikes to little jeeps which gave us more confidence. Really enjoyed the ride up and down the hill and thru the farmland! Also enjoyed the view of Cable Bay. Really great experience!"..."
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Self-Guided Nelson to Mapua Cycle Adventure
"A great experience. The bikes were in great condition and prepared and ready for us. I had made a couple of requests helmet size and saddle height and this had all been noted. We were given water and maps and advice. The only thing I would say is that getting out of Nelson and Richmond is not the prettiest or easiest and make sure that you have a clear idea of where you're going. Once you're out of the towns the scenery is well worth the ride. Make sure that you take the forest track on Rabbit Island and try a winery or two."..."
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Quad Bike - Farm Forest Ride
"Wonderful day with a fabulous, patient guide. Transportation to and from our hotel. Majestic stop with magnificent views."..."
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20,000ft Tandem Skydive over Abel Tasman
"A wonderful experience!! We always wanted to do a skydive and this was definitely the right company to do it with. They were thoroughly professional and made the experience really safe. The location is outstanding with Abel Tasman and Mount Arthur on show. It was a great deal too!"..."
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