NELSON & TASMAN
The Tasman Region is the general region with Nelson being the largest main centre. There’s plenty of sunshine in Nelson and so much to do at the top of the South Island. Enjoy the beautiful environment while you get acquainted with the creative local culture.
Nelson main centres include Motueka, Takaka, Abel Tasman National Park, Brightwater, Golden Bay, Kaiteriteri and Murchison. The area has a rich cultural heritage, and the local museum reflects this. One of the sunniest cities in New Zealand, Nelson is the perfect spot to base yourself while you spend some time exploring the Abel Tasman National Park.