Other Recommendations

Other personal favourites of ours are.

  • A day exploring the cafés and boutiques of Nelson City is a must. For a real New Zealand coffee experience, grab a Custom-Deluxe Double Espresso from Sublime Coffee Roasters on Haven Drive.
  • Get to Nelson on a Saturday if you can, and experience the vibrant Nelson Market: 8am - 1pm in Montgomery Square off Bridge Street.
  • Visit one of the many art galleries around Nelson City or others located nearby on the Art Trails.
  • Head for Mapua Wharf and enjoy a cold Chardonnay, or a locally brewed beer.
  • Never taken a stroll through a Native New Zealand Rain Forest? The most accessible (even for those in a wheel-chair), is the Resurgence just beyond Riwaka, in the direction of Golden Bay. Ask us for directions. It's an easy drive and a lovely short stroll to a natural river resurgence.
  • Thinking of a day trip to Golden Bay? 'Pupu Springs' is an absolute must, and perhaps lunch at the Naked Possum, or the Mussel Inn?

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An amazing spot just out of Nelson. We 'hired' Phil for a couple of hours, he has in depth knowledge of the area & we were lucky enough to experience some winery's, we wouldn't have known about them without our host Phil. Accommodation far exceeded our expectations, true 5+! I would recommend enjoying a BBQ dinner outdoors in front of the fire, bliss!!

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