Nelson & Marlborough

Nelson and Marlborough is a wonderfully relaxed region, blessed with a landscape of golden beaches, native forest and sundrenched vineyards.

Beaches & Wine in Marlborough & Nelson NZ

Nelson and Marlborough is a wonderfully relaxed region, blessed with a landscape of golden beaches, native forest and sundrenched vineyards.  Justifiably a popular holiday destination offering outdoor activities on land and sea, picturesque scenery and plenty of ways to titillate the taste-buds.

Things to Do and See in Nelson & Marlborough

In Nelson NZ 

Try something different and experience the ingenious creativity of New Zealanders with a visit to the Wolrd of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars Museum. 

For the more energetic you can hike all or part of the Abel Tasman Coast Track, or take a guided kayaking tour to experience the National Park from the water.  To view the Nelson NZ region from the sky, go skydiving and view the turquoise water and emerald forest separated by an arc of golden sand.

In Marlborough NZ 

Rent a bicycle or join a guided tour of some of the region's many highly regarded wineries. 

Experience the wonderfully tranquil waterways of the Marlborough Sounds on a sea kayaking safari and you might even get a glimpse of dolphins and seals.  Or take a look underwater and go scuba diving.  Explore the wreck of the Mikhail Lermontov, a sunken cruise ship.

Getting There & Around Marlborough & Nelson NZ

Nelson and Blenheim Airport's both offer regular scheduled flights from Christchurch International Airport, as well as charter flights to regional destinations.

Blenheim is approximately 4.5 hours drive from Christchurch and Nelson is a 6.25 hour drive.

Scheduled water taxis operate the Marlborough Sounds, an essential service as some resorts are accessible only by water.

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