The Nelson Tasman region is an unique region of New Zealand that stretches
from golden sand beaches of Golden Bay to the snow capped mountains of
the Nelson Lakes National Park. In New Zealand Nelson is renowned for
it sunny warm climate, beaches, arts scene, cuisine, wine, and relaxed
The Nelson Tasman region's physical environment with its beaches, rivers,
lakes, and mountains, making the region very popular with visitors that
enjoy outdoor activities. The list of activities on offer is endless;
swimming, sailing, fishing, white water rafting, kayaking, hiking, skiing,
horse riding, mountain biking, rock climbing, and golf.
The unique lifestyle of the region has attracted many artist to the Nelson
Tasman region, with over 350 artist call the region home. The regions
artist work can be viewed in the regions galleries, cafes, and at the
Saturday market in Central Nelson.
The sunny climate of the Nelson Tasman region guarantee that a wide range
of fresh produce and ingredients are available all year around. Local
fresh produce, cheeses, breads, handmade chocolates, scallops, seafood,
beer, and wines
are widely available. Local chefs use the delightful local ingredients
to produce dazzling cuisine which can be experience in the regions restaurants
Nelson city is the main centre of the Tasman region, Richmond, Motueka,
and Takaka are also important town in the region. There is a broad range
in the Nelson Tasman region, as well as attractions and activities, places
to eat, and entertainment for all ages.
Places not to miss!
Abel Tasman National Park - is one of New Zealandís most popular national parks. Golden sand beaches, the Abel Tasman coastal track, and sea kayaking are the main attractions of the Abel Tasman Nation Park. The mild climate in the park makes the Abel Tasman a good place to visit all year round.