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Kaiteriteri Kayak - Abel Tasman National Park

Natureland Zoo - Nelson

Anatoki Salmon Farm - Golden Bay

Anatoki Salmon Farm - Golden Bay
A great family fun day out to be had and only a 1.5 hour drive from Nelson.  Here you will find a unique freshwater fishing experience on the banks of the Anatoki River. Your entry and the use of fishing rods is free. You only pay for what you catch! There is a great cafe and picnicking options for your family to enjoy too.

Blackbird Valley Western Pleasure Horse Trekking

Blackbird Valley Western Pleasure Horse Trekking
Enjoy farm rides of one or more hours as you ride on three different working farms, over gently rolling hills, along country roads or depending on the season, in the local forestry. Blackbird Valley Western Pleasure Horse Trekking caters to all levels of experience in small groups of up to five riders.

Nelson Farmers Market

Nelson Farmers Market
Open every Wednesday, year-round from 11am-4pm. Not just for honest to goodness, farm fresh, locally produced food, but sights to see and activities and entertainment for everyone! We have buskers and great entertainment for kids every school holidays and often inbetween. Adults - get locally made fresh fruit and vegetables, meet the producers and taste some local honey, try a fresh berry ice cream or have a bratwurst sausage in a bun. Great entertainment for kids and they can find out where their food comes from!

Pottering About

Pottering About
Pottering About is an art experience cafe that offers you not only a place to sit and enjoy a cuppa and some scrumptious food for both the kids and adults it provides a place to create, whichever you choose!  Paint your own pottery, enjoy mosaic making, decoupage, T-Shirt painting there is even school holiday workshops on offer to enjoy and fabulous kids birthday party options too. 

Happy Valley Adventures - Nelson

Happy Valley Adventures - Nelson
Nelson's Adventure play-ground offers a range of unique adventures, from Happy Valley's "Sky-Wire" (the worlds longest flying fox), to the excitement of driving a quad-bike through the pristine native bush, horse trekking in to the hills, or go to war in Happy Valley's life-like Paintball battle arena.

Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi - Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi - Abel Tasman National Park
Aqua Taxi gets you and your family closer to the Abel Tasman Coastline. We’ve got more departures, more flexibility and more freedom; designed for you to get what you and your family want from the Abel Tasman. We hold a marine mammal permit which allows you to respectfully view seals, penguins and occasionally dolphins up close and personal.

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