Found towards the top end of the South Island of New Zealand, the Nelson Tasman area features a plethora of vibrant culture and arts scene, and an array of stunning natural landscapes to explore. WIth beaches, rivers, lakes and mountains just a stone’s throw away from the Vibrant city.

Top Things to do in Nelson Tasman
- Explore Abel Tasman National Park by walking, cruising or kayak amid the sheltered bays with opportunities to see frequenting seals and dolphins in the coastal Waters and iconic sights such as Split Apple Rock

- Hike one of New Zealand’s Great Walks on the ...

Set Descending Direction

Items 1-10 of 12

per page
  1. Eat. Yoga. Love. Winter At Maruia River 4D3N

    close

    Give yourself some self-love on an exclusive self-care healing retreat at the luxury Maruia River Retreat boasting the surrounds of beautiful native beech forests and the Maruia River, a truly peaceful and natural immersive location in Nelson, New Zealand.

    Spend 3-nights at the all-inclusive Maruia River Retreat in a well-appointed Luxe Villa among the wilderness, featuring gorgeous and unrestricted views over the river, mountain or forest. After a day of rejuvenation, bask in the relaxation of nature on your private balcony or enjoy the comforts of your spacious living room and restful bed.

    Relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul and take part in daily yoga, meditation and breathwork classes amid the ultimate venue to foster healing, relaxation and personal growth. Let your worries melt away with a trip to the Finnish Sauna, let nature be your medicine and relax among nature and a blanket of stars on a night time soak in the outdoor Stoked Hot Tub and readjust and align your bodies vibrations and frequencies with an infrared chromo-therapy session. You Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature on guided forest walks through the native beech forests and learn about the ecology with a local guide. Over the course of your stay, enjoy delicious breakfasts and lunches as well and delectable 3-course dinners reflecting nourishment with a locavore philosophy and a great emphasis on seasonal and authentic flavours.

    With only 10 slots, reserve your space now and treat yourself to a weekend of good vibrations. It’s time to give back to you, and truly treat yourself on this luxury 4-day Self-care healing package at the opulent Maruia River Retreat.

    Private group retreat and tailor-made itineary can be arranged on request. 

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Shenandoah, New Zealand
    Give yourself some self-love on an exclusive self-care healing retreat at the luxury Maruia River Retreat boasting the surrounds of beautiful native beech forests ...
    + More
    From $1,409.52 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  2. Abel Tasman Coast Track Walk in Comfort 3D2N, Self Guided

    close

    Explore the world famous Abel Tasman Coast Track on foot over three fantastic days. Classed as one of 'New Zealand's Great Walks', the 38km Abel Tasman Coast Track follows the coastline through lush native bush, over limestone cliffs and along golden sandy beaches. On this journey along the Abel Tasman Coast Track, you choose to walk all the way, take short hikes, or relax aboard the scenic boat cruise.

    At the very top of the South Island there is the glittering Abel Tasman National Park and the Coast Track is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the Park. The Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand's only coastal national park. Inviting sandy beaches fill the spaces between the trees and the tideline. Crystal clear streams tumble down mossy valleys to join the ocean. Granite and marble formations fringe the headlands, which are cloaked in regenerating native forest. Walking along the Abel Tasman Coast Track, you will soon agree that this is a coastal paradise and perfect place for relaxation and adventure.

    Native wildlife is an essential part of your walking. Many animal species found along the Abel Tasman Coast Track are unique to this part of New Zealand. Tui and bellbird song fills the forest; shags (cormorants), gannets and little blue penguins dive for their dinner; fur seals lounge on the rocks around the edge of Tonga Island. Farewell your animal friends on the track, return to your beachfront lodges and enjoy a hot shower. They are the only lodge accommodation right on the beach in the heart of Abel Tasman National Park. Here, you enjoy a wilderness experience without giving up modern conveniences. Over a fine 3-course dinner, swap stories with fellow walkers, be lulled to sleep by the sound of waves lapping against golden sands.

    With no road access in the Abel Tasman National Park, every trip is a journey. Be part of a small group, guided by experienced local guides, where you can discover the best of Abel Tasman National Park in comfort, with more time for you to relax or immerse in nature.

    The walk is all inclusive with fine food prepared for you. You don't need to carry heavy packs during your walk as we transport all your luggage.

    Blessed with a mild climate, golden beaches and lush coastal native bush, the Abel Tasman Coast Track walk delivers a safe, fun, friendly and authentic walking experience.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Nelson, New Zealand
    Explore the world famous Abel Tasman Coast Track on foot over three fantastic days. Classed as one of 'New Zealand's Great Walks', the 38km ...
    + More
    From $990.47 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  3. Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling Full Loop 4D3N, Self Guided

    close

    Enjoy four days' self guided cycling on the full loop of Tasman's Great Taste Trail, and stay at quality 4+ star accommodation. We have everything arranged for you so that you can just enjoy comfortable “peace of mind” cycling adventure on the Great Taste Cycle Trail.

    Tasman's Great Taste Trail is a network of cycleways along a sparkling coast, looping through the Tasman region's picturesque countryside dotted with galleries, vineyards and restaurants. The trail is part of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail network, one of 22 New Zealand's Great Rides. You will ride on the trail to enjoy postcard-perfect views.

    Self guided cycling holidays offer you maximum flexibility in organised travel. I's a great way to explore Nelson at your own pace with easy to follow route notes and maps. At the end of your daily cycling adventure, return to your quality accommodation to relax.

    With your luggage delivered to your next accommodation you can travel light and enjoy the interesting places along the way. You only need to carry a day pack. You will also enjoy the wet weather support, exclusive waterproof topographic maps, personalised trip notes, personalised pre-ride briefing as well as bike, helmet and repair kit are included.

    Explore at your own pace with local assistance if needed

    Personalised pre-ride briefing included

    Personalised trip notes and waterproof topographic maps included

    Luggage transportation included

    Wet weather support included

    Discover Nelson your way on this self guided 4 day cycling adventure on the Great Taste Cycle Trail, a unique and memorable experience in Nelson New Zealand.

    ABOUT YOUR BIKE

    We will provide you with a fitted Avanti Discovery, 24 or 29 speed comfort hybrid bike. E-bike is available at additional cost (Please refer to FAQs for more information on the bikes.)

    Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling Map

    Please click to view Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling Map

    Departure Dates

    Departure every day on request from 1 September to 30 April.

    Child Rate

    Children rate is applicable for 15 year old or under.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Nelson, New Zealand
    Enjoy four days' self guided cycling on the full loop of Tasman's Great Taste Trail, and stay at quality 4+ star accommodation. We have everything ...
    + More
    From $952.38 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  4. The Best of Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling 3D2N, Self Guided

    close

    Enjoy three days' self guided cycling on the best sections of Tasman's Great Taste Trail from Wakefield to Kaiteriteri, and stay at quality 4+ star accommodation. We have everything arranged for you so that you can just enjoy comfortable “peace of mind” cycling holiday on the Great Taste Cycle Trail.

    Tasman's Great Taste Trail is a network of cycleways along a sparkling coast, looping through the Tasman region's picturesque countryside dotted with galleries, vineyards and restaurants. The trail is part of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail network, one of 22 New Zealand's Great Rides. You will ride on the trail to enjoy postcard-perfect views.

    Self guided cycling holidays offer you maximum flexibility in organised travel. I's a great way to explore Nelson at your own pace with easy to follow route notes and maps. At the end of your daily cycling adventure, return to your quality accommodation to relax.

    With your luggage delivered to your next accommodation you can travel light and enjoy the interesting places along the way. You only need to carry a day pack. You will also enjoy the wet weather support, exclusive waterproof topographic maps, personalised trip notes, personalised pre-ride briefing as well as bike, helmet and repair kit are included.

    Explore at your own pace with local assistance if needed

    Personalised pre-ride briefing included

    Personalised trip notes and waterproof topographic maps included

    Luggage transportation included

    Wet weather support included

    Discover Nelson your way on this self guided 4 day cycling adventure on the Great Taste Cycle Trail, a unique and memorable experience in Nelson New Zealand.

    ABOUT YOUR BIKE

    We will provide you with a fitted Avanti Discovery, 24 or 29 speed comfort hybrid bike. E-bike is available at additional cost (Please refer to FAQs for more information on the bikes.)

    Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling Map

    Please click to view Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling Map

    Departure Dates

    Departure every day on request from 1 September to 30 April.

    Child Rate

    Children rate is applicable for 15 year old or under.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Nelson, New Zealand
    Enjoy three days' self guided cycling on the best sections of Tasman's Great Taste Trail from Wakefield to Kaiteriteri, and stay at quality 4+ star ...
    + More
    From $800.00 Per Person From, Twin Share
    View Details
  5. Best of Queen Charlotte + Abel Tasman 'Lodge to Lodge' Walk 9D8N, Fully Guided

    close

    Explore the world-famous Queen Charlotte Track and Abel Tasman Coast Track on foot over nine fantastic days of walking and sightseeing. Led by local expert guides, you can discover the best of Queen Charlotte Track and Abel Tasman Coast Track in comfort, with more time for you to relax or immerse in nature. This varied itinerary incorporates Queen Charlotte and Abel Tasman track walks - both are part of New Zealand's 10 Great Walks, offering you the finest coastal walking experiences in New Zealand. Rest each night at exclusive boutique lodges in a stunning setting where your hosts will prepare gourmet meals.

    The Queen Charlotte Track, a 70km long New Zealand walking trail, is one of New Zealand's 10 Great Walks, renowned for its stunning views and contrasting landscape, historical landmarks and a wide variety of native bush and wildlife.

    The Abel Tasman Coast Track is blessed with a mild climate, golden beaches, remarkable rock formations, and lush coastal native bush. Crystal clear streams cascade down green valleys to join the ocean. Granite and marble formations tower overhead alive with the growth of regenerating native forest. Many animal species found along the Abel Tasman Coast Track are unique to this part of New Zealand and you will delight in the frequency of wildlife encounters. Tui and bellbird song fills the air; cormorants, gannets and little blue penguins dive into the ocean and fur seals bask on the rocks around the edge of Tonga Island.

    This comfortable itinerary takes in the highlights of the famous tracks incorporating gorgeous coastal hikes, exploring the stunning Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman National Park. This is a unique and spectacular walking trip through a renowned area of natural beauty and significance. As you pass through lush coastal forest, historic bays, and along dramatic ridges you'll learn of the region's heritage from your expert guides.

    Accommodation each night is at boutique lodges (4.5 to 5 star), each recognised for its superior quality and comfort. After a day's hiking you'll indulge in a 3-course gourmet meal before retiring to your private room.

    Your experience includes expert guides, 8 nights' accommodation at exclusive boutique lodges, most meals and snacks, water taxi transfers and private transfer from Wellington and to Nelson airport.

    Combining the best of New Zealand walking experiences with exclusive boutique lodges, great food, discerning service and the local knowledge of your field guides, 'Best of Queen Charlotte + Abel Tasman Lodge to Lodge Walk' is utterly unique. You will fall in love with a coastal paradise, perfect for relaxation and adventure.

    Departure Dates:

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Wellington, New Zealand
    Explore the world-famous Queen Charlotte Track and Abel Tasman Coast Track on foot over nine fantastic days of walking and sightseeing. Led by local ...
    + More
    From $4,799.97 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  6. The Ultimate Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling 3D2N (stay at Edenhouse), Fully Supported

    close

    Enjoy three days of glorious cycling, explore the best sections of Tasman's Great Taste Trail, and stay at the prestigious Edenhouse in a serene valley in the heart of rural Nelson. This is the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure.

    Tasman's Great Taste Trail is a network of cycleways along a sparkling coast, looping through the Tasman region's picturesque countryside dotted with galleries, vineyards and restaurants. The trail is part of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail network, one of 22 New Zealand's Great Rides. You will ride on the trail to enjoy postcard-perfect views.

    At the end of your daily cycling adventure, return to Edenhouse - the finest boutique hotel you will encounter, situated within 48-acres of private grounds and internationally acclaimed gardens and is perfectly positioned between Nelson and The Abel Tasman National Park, at the top of the South Island. Here, you will enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapés, 3-course dinners prepared from fresh local produce, and fine local award-winning wines that will delight your palette.

    The tour is fully supported with a supporting vehicle/guide for the entire tour. Bike hire, helmet, pannier day bag, and water bottle and lunches are included. You only need to carry a daypack.

    Combining the best New Zealand cycling experience with acclaimed Edenhouse accommodation, and fine food and wine, this is the ultimate luxury cycling adventure on the Tasman's Great Taste Trail.

    Please click to view Tasman's Great Taste Trail Cycling Map

    Departure Dates:

    Departure every day on request. 17 Dec - 28 Feb peak holiday season rate applies and extra cost $300pp.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Nelson, New Zealand
    Enjoy three days of glorious cycling, explore the best sections of Tasman's Great Taste Trail, and stay at the prestigious Edenhouse in a serene ...
    + More
    From $2,780.94 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  7. South Island Top to Bottom Gourmet Walk 11D10N, Fully Guided

    close

    An all-encompassing South Island guided walk showcasing the highlights of South Island over ten days, and offering an unforgettable walking journey from the top to the bottom of South Island including Queen Charlotte Track, Marlborough Sounds, Abel Tasman, Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound.

    The South Island of New Zealand showcases the purest natural landscapes, waiting to be experienced on foot, in the air, and from the water. The region is renowned for its lofty mountains, fiords, lakes, glaciers, beautiful coves and inlets, turquoise waters, lush rainforest, and golden sand beaches. Apart from walking on the finest tracks with stunning landscapes, the walk also offers broad and varied experiences such as a scenic boat trip in Marlborough Sounds, a jet boat across Lake McKerrow, and a spectacular helicopter ride from Milford Sound into Martins Bay.

    Food and wine is a big part of the tour. You'll visit Forrest Estate Winery in New Zealand’s premier Sauvignon Blanc region and the finest producer of Pinot Noir in Central Otago region. Most meals are included for the duration of the walk. At night, you’ll dine with your fellow walkers as a group at hand-picked restaurants focusing on local produce and Kiwi meals of a high standard. There is one dinner not included, so you can head out and explore the options on your own. With dinner every night, you’ll also be provided with local wines to enjoy with your meals.

    Accommodation is included each night and chosen based on their quality, and their location.

    The tour starts from Nelson and concludes in Queenstown. All transfers as well as guides are included. Small groups of twelve walkers are hosted by highly experienced and knowledgeable guides. The walk is graded easy and fully supported. You only need to carry a day pack each day.

    The South Island Top to Bottom Gourmet 11 day walk is to relax, escape the day to day, and indulge in the incredible sights, sounds and tastes.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Blenheim, New Zealand
    An all-encompassing South Island guided walk showcasing the highlights of South Island over ten days, and offering an unforgettable walking journey from the top ...
    + More
    From $9,218.23 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  8. Abel Tasman Trio Adventure 5D4N Cycle, Walk & Kayak, Partially Guided

    close

    Enjoy two and a half days of glorious cycling, exploring the Great Taste Trail Coastal Route from Stoke to Kaiteriteri. Then walk and kayak in the Abel Tasman National Park for two and a half days, staying in the beachfront lodges. This is the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure. Explore the world famous Abel Tasman Coast Track in three authentic ways!

    Classed as one of 'New Zealand's Great Walks', the Abel Tasman Coast Track follows the coastline through lush native bush, over limestone cliffs and along golden sandy beaches.

    Tasman's Great Taste Trail is a network of cycleways along a sparkling coast, looping through the Tasman region's picturesque countryside dotted with galleries, vineyards and restaurants. You will ride on the trail to enjoy postcard-perfect views.

    At end of your daily adventure, return to your beachfront lodges and enjoy a hot shower. They are the only lodge accommodation options right on the beach in the heart of the Abel Tasman National Park. Here, you enjoy a wilderness experience without giving up modern conveniences. Over a fine 3-course dinner, swap stories with fellow walkers, and be lulled to sleep by the sound of waves lapping against golden sands.

    With no road access in the Abel Tasman National Park, every trip is a journey. Being part of a small group, guided by experienced local guides, you can discover the best of Abel Tasman National Park in comfort, with more time for you to relax or immerse in nature.

    The cycle, walk & kayak trip is all inclusive with fine food prepared for you. You don't need to carry heavy packs during your walk or kayak as we transport all your luggage.

    Blessed with a mild climate, golden beaches and lush coastal native bush, this Abel Tasman Trio Adventure delivers a safe, fun, friendly and authentic experience.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Nelson, New Zealand
    Enjoy two and a half days of glorious cycling, exploring the Great Taste Trail Coastal Route from Stoke to Kaiteriteri. Then walk and kayak ...
    + More
    From $1,752.37 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  9. Abel Tasman Coast Track Walk in Comfort 3D2N, Fully Guided

    close

    Explore the world famous Abel Tasman Coast Track on foot over three fantastic days. Classed as one of 'New Zealand's Great Walks', the 38km Abel Tasman Coast Track follows the coastline through lush native bush, over limestone cliffs and along golden sandy beaches. On this journey along the Abel Tasman Coast Track, you choose to walk all the way, take short hikes, or relax aboard the scenic boat cruise.

    At the very top of the South Island there is the glittering Abel Tasman National Park and the Coast Track is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the Park. The Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand's only coastal national park. Inviting sandy beaches fill the spaces between the trees and the tideline. Crystal clear streams tumble down mossy valleys to join the ocean. Granite and marble formations fringe the headlands, which are cloaked in regenerating native forest. Walking along the Abel Tasman Coast Track, you will soon agree that this is a coastal paradise and perfect place for relaxation and adventure.

    Native wildlife is an essential part of your walking. Many animal species found along the Abel Tasman Coast Track are unique to this part of New Zealand. Tui and bellbird song fills the forest; shags (cormorants), gannets and little blue penguins dive for their dinner; fur seals lounge on the rocks around the edge of Tonga Island. Farewell your animal friends on the track, return to your beachfront lodges and enjoy a hot shower. They are the only lodge accommodation right on the beach in the heart of Abel Tasman National Park. Here, you enjoy a wilderness experience without giving up modern conveniences. Over a fine 3-course dinner, swap stories with fellow walkers, be lulled to sleep by the sound of waves lapping against golden sands.

    With no road access in the Abel Tasman National Park, every trip is a journey. Be part of a small group, guided by experienced local guides, where you can discover the best of Abel Tasman National Park in comfort, with more time for you to relax or immerse in the nature.

    The walk is all inclusive with fine food prepared for you. You don't need to carry heavy packs during your walk as we transport all your luggage.

    Blessed with a mild climate, golden beaches and lush coastal native bush, the Abel Tasman Coast Track walk delivers a safe, fun, friendly and authentic walking experience.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Nelson, New Zealand
    Explore the world famous Abel Tasman Coast Track on foot over three fantastic days. Classed as one of 'New Zealand's Great Walks', the 38km ...
    + More
    From $1,043.80 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details
  10. Abel Tasman Coast Track Walk & Kayak in Comfort 3D2N, Fully Guided

    close

    Kayak the sheltered southern coast & walk the isolated northern beaches. This is the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure. Explore the world famous Abel Tasman Coast Track in two authentic ways! Classed as one of 'New Zealand's Great Walks', the Abel Tasman Coast Track follows the coastline through lush native bush, over limestone cliffs and along golden sandy beaches.

    At the very top of the South Island there is the glittering Abel Tasman National Park. Abel Tasman Coast Track is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the Park. The Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand's only coastal national park. Inviting sandy beaches fill the spaces between trees and tideline. Crystal clear streams tumble down mossy valleys to join the ocean. Granite and marble formations fringe the headlands, which are cloaked in regenerating native forest. Walking and kayaking along the Abel Tasman Coast Track, you will soon agree that this is a coastal paradise and perfect place for relaxation and adventure.

    Native wildlife is an essential part of your walking and kayaking trip. Many animal species found along the Abel Tasman Coast Track are unique to this part of New Zealand.Tui and bellbird song fills the forest; shags (cormorants), gannets and little blue penguins dive for their dinner; fur seals lounge on the rocks around the edge of Tonga Island.

    Farewell your animal friends on the track, return to your beachfront lodges and enjoy a hot shower. They are the only lodge accommodation option right on the beach in the heart of Abel Tasman National Park. Here, you enjoy a wilderness experience without giving up modern conveniences. Over a fine 3-course dinner, swap stories with fellow walkers, be lulled to sleep by the sound of waves lapping against golden sands.

    With no road access in the Abel Tasman National Park, every trip is a journey. Be part of a small group, guided by experienced local guides, you can discover the best of Abel Tasman National Park in comfort, with more time for you to relax or immerse in the nature.

    The walk & kayak trip is all inclusive with fine food prepared for you. You don't need to carry heavy packs during your walk and kayak as we transport all your luggage.

    Blessed with a mild climate, golden beaches and lush coastal native bush, the Abel Tasman Coast Track walk & kayak delivers a safe, fun, friendly and authentic experience.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Nelson, New Zealand
    Kayak the sheltered southern coast & walk the isolated northern beaches. This is the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure. Explore the world famous ...
    + More
    From $1,150.47 Per Person, Twin Share
    View Details