Tahunanui Fun Park
Guided Kayaking in Abel Tasman
Hiker Crossing Bridge on Abel Tasman Coast Track
Stalls at Richmond Market Day
Cable Bay Adventure Park Skywire

Activities Off-site

Tāhunanui is the jewel in Nelson’s crown, the city’s playground for over 100 years. A beautiful, safe family-friendly swimming beach that makes the most of the region’s high sunshine hours with lots of bars and restaurants, and activities for all ages.

Less than 10 minutes from Tāhuna Beach is Nelson city. If you thrive on diverse culture, arts and crafts, museums and cafes, Nelson is a destination you do not want to miss.

To give you some ideas we have created a few lists to break down your options! For more details and official info for visitors to Nelson Tasman visit the official Nelson Tasman website.

Meerkats At Natureland Zoo

Natureland Zoo is wonderful non-profit organization that provides a hands-on experience for families to engage with animals and bring the wild into Nelson…

Moana Paddle Nelson

Based in Tāhunanui, Moana Paddle are your go-to shop for stand-up paddleboarding and surfing. Whether you are a seasoned paddler riding waves or a curious beginner seeking your first board, their expert team provide the knowledge and top-quality boards you need.

Tāhunanui Fun Park Aerial View

Take the quick stroll from our Park to Tāhunanui Beach and visit the Nelson Fun Park! Let the whole family enjoy the Bumper Boats, Trampoline Park, Hydroslide, Laser Tag…

Kitescool Tahunanui

Kitescool is the only kitesurfing school in the South Island, they are an affiliated IKO Centre and feel very lucky to teach mostly at Tahunanui Beach, Nelson, New Zealand’ s premier kitesurfing beach!

Cycling in the Abel Tasman

The Nelson Tasman region is the Heart of Biking in New Zealand. It’s home to two Great Rides; the family friendly Tasman’s Great Taste Trail and the…

Nelson Classic Car Museum

Nelson Classic Car Museum (NCCM) is the best place to see more than 150 cars in excellent condition. Relive your memories of your grandad’s car, your first car and your dream car!

Inside Pics Peanut Butter Factory. Shown is the cafe area and the enterence.

Bring the whole family along and take the world-famous Peanut Butter World Tour! It has been specifically designed for people of all ages and mobilities…

Brook Waimārama Sanctuary Waterfall

The Brook Waimārama Sanctuary is the South Island’s largest fully fenced sanctuary for vulernable native flora and fauna. Visitors to the sanctuary can immerse in the lush native bush…

Walking through the Nelson Market

The Nelson Market is famous for its longevity and high quality of its stalls. For almost 40 years, market owner Nita Knight has worked hard to create a showcase of the best that the Nelson region has to offer…

Nelson Provincial Muesum View from the outsite

Nelson Provincial Museum is located in the heart of Nelson CBD and features our Regional History Gallery downstairs and temporary exhibitions upstairs.

Abel Tasman Canyons

Our canyoning adventures take place in three stunning parks: the famous Abel Tasman National Park, the wild and remote Kahurangi National Park and…

Group hopping off abel tasman aqua taxi

Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi provides water taxi trips, sea shuttle services, scenic cruises and pack/luggage transport in the Abel Tasman National Park,…