Local Attractions

Local Attractions & Activities all within 20 mins of Nelson City.

Activities we can book and recommend,

WOW, World of Wearable Arts and Classic Cars,

The National WOW Museum & Nelson Classic Cars Museum is an iconic ‘must see’ Nelson NZ visitor attraction. A passionate celebration of craft, form and art.

Wine & Craft Beer

Nelson is home to 25 Cellar Doors and 14 Craft Breweries, many choices but we can help plan your day or book a guided tour.


Tahunanui Beach is home to large number of Kitesurfers, with a North Facing Beach, protected bay and afternoon sea breeze, makes for ideal weather. We can offer advice or book for any skill level.

Founders Heritage Park

Buildings from early Nelson are preserved as a historical village. Playground, displays, displays, crafts, vintage transport, railways station and train rides

Natureland Zoo

Natureland has a mix of exotic, domestic and native animals. A fun family friendly outing for everyone to enjoy

Pro Karts & Laser Tag

Pro Karts is exhilarating with an outdoor race circuit, with the newest addition of the Pro Combat Laser Tag

  • Hydroslide & Bumper boats
  • Mega Slide
  • Inflatable World
  • Modelers Pond & train
  • Harbour Cruises BOOK WITH US
  • Kitesurfing BOOK WITH US
  • Nelson Golf Links
  • Paddleboarding BOOK WITH US
  • Suter Art Gallery
  • Nelson Provincial Museum
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • Animal Farm
  • Happy Valley Adventure…quad biking, skywire, eel farm, Horse trekking, Paintballing, The Argo. BOOK WITH US
  • Paragliding BOOK WITH US
  • Vertical Limits Climbing Wall
  • State Cinema
  • Roller Skating Rink
  • Swimming Pools….ASB Aquatic, Nayland, Riverside
  • Nelson Christchurch Cathedral
  • Pigeon Valley Steam Museum
  • Haulashore Island
  • Hoglund Glass
  • Queens Gardens
  • BMX Track
  • Model Railway
  • Miyazu Japanese Gardens
  • Walk/View Points/Centre of NZ
  • Mountain Biking