Sites, Activities & Attractions with no charge
These attractions are mostly free of charge, so enjoy…some may ask you for a token charge or donation towards their cause so take some change with you….
Explore displays of Nelson’s heritage and learn the stories of our local people. Visit our businesses and artisans in character buildings.
Tahuna Beach, as it is commonly known, is great for swimming and is a popular recreation area for windsurfing, jogging, walking, sun worshipping and holiday making.
The Nelson Market is famous for its longevity and high quality of its stalls. The Nelson Market is famous for its longevity and high quality of its stalls.
Visit Mapua Wharf and enjoy our range of shops, galleries, restaurants, bars and cafés.
Nelson’s landmark cathedral stands proudly on Church Hill.
Nelsons iconic Eyebright Country Store. Stockists of artificial trees,silk flowers,
Melrose – One of the last ”Grand” homes in Nelson
Fairfield – Prestigious historic home, built by Arthur Atkinson in 1883
Broadgreen – Set within beautiful Rose gardens, a charming cob cottage
Isel – Number of NZ’s oldest exotic tree species
Miyazu Gardens – There’s a little slice of Japan
Queens Gardens – Beautiful example of a classical Victorian ornamental park