From Hobbit and Lord of the Rings filming locations to golden sandy beaches and fresh local produce, a recommendation to visit the Nelson region is always well received by clients.
Creative Arts – Clients can meet local artists in their studios or get private tutoring in painting, ceramics and even glass blowing at theHöglund Art Glass Studio and Car Gallery.
Museums - The World of Wearable Arts and Classic Cars Museumsallows clients to see a range of intriguing garments from the international show. The Car Gallery and Classic Car Collection lets you see over 100 sought-after vehicles.
Able Tasman National Park - New Zealand’s only coastal National Park, clients can cruise, sail a catamaran, catch a water taxi or kayak the clear waters.
Kahurangi National Park - As well as making use of the beaches, clients can also walk the Heaphy Track to trek to forests and tussock surroundings.
Nelson Lakes National Park - This national park marks the beginning of the Southern Alps, providing alpine scenery and forested valleys.
Local Produce - Fresh seafood abounds, including at the smokehouse in Mapua, while the Nelson Markets every Saturday in the city square will give clients a taste of the area.
Craft Beer - Nelson is home to many craft breweries. Clients can take a tour of the breweries and sample a wide range of boutique beers.
Lord of the Rings/Hobbit Trilogy- Nelson boasts seven film locations from The Hobbit trilogy and three from The Lord of the Rings, letting fans get a glimpse of the movies for themselves. The best way to see these locations is through a tour.
Farewell Spit- Farewell Spit is a unique bird sanctuary and wetland and only accessible by guided tour.
Beaches and Water Activities - Golden Bay is open to walking, swimming or kayaking, and Te Waikoropupu Springs located in Golden Bay are the largest freshwater springs in New Zealand.