Nelson, New Zealand
Kia Ora and welcome to NelsonWeb. Nelson New Zealand’s longest serving online directory with our ‘less clicks’ Nelson Tourist and Visitor Information Guide.
Nelson Accommodation meets all requirements and budgets from the independent traveller to the more luxury traveller.
Click through for Arts and Crafts, places to eat, Food (such as Nelson’s excellent boutique Olive oils) and Wine. Lots of ideas for days out in Nelson’s vineyards, golf courses, fly fishing, Cycle Trails, national parks, and more.
Nelson New Zealand voted top spot
The latest edition of the Rough Guide advises that if you choose one area of New Zealand to visit make sure it is Nelson and the top of the South Island.
‘ the vibrant arts community, vineyards, laid back atmosphere and great weather combine to make Nelson an essential stop’
Whats Happening in Nelson
The Nelson events calendar has a year round focus from the Summer Festival to the Arts Festival in September. Bars and Clubs provide ample and varied evening entertainment. Live music is often a feature, from informal jazz evenings to classical music concerts at The Nelson School of Music.
Summer in Nelson
Think sunshine, beaches, seafood, chilled white wine and the Jazz festival. Collingwood street trolley derby is a favourite with young and old.
Winter in Nelson
Think sunshine, great golf, Pinot Noir wine, winter music festival and the Rainbow ski field.
The Nelson Experience
Interesting and art filled, there are plenty of reasons for the sun to shine in Nelson.
Enjoy the beautiful environment while you get involed with the creative local culture available in small boutique galleries to large open well established galleries, such as the Suter. There are a range of short term workshops available for visitors.
Nelsons Saturday Outdoor Market is an experience not to be missed to stop for food, jewellery and crafts.
Nelson has a thriving multi cultural cafe culture throughout. Many double up as galleries to display unique local art, there is a thriving Nelson wine industry and a number of boutique breweries, some offering tours and tasting!
Nelson visitors are also known to take advantage of the growing natural health, alternative medicines, and holistic well-being courses and treatments available in the area.