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Nelson Activities

Nelson Activities

Activities, Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Why not start or finish at Melrose Historic House and Gardens, which occupying a prime position in the Nelson 'Dress Circle' at Brougham St, offers elegant dining and superb high…

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Hotel D’Urville, Marlborough

Hotel D’Urville, Marlborough

Accommodation, Accommodation, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Hotel D'Urville offers luxury boutique hotel accommodation in the heart of one of New Zealand's most famous wine regions. 

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Golden Bay

Golden Bay

Destinations

Golden Bay, a personal favourite, the getaway to simplicity, peacefulness and superb driving roads. An unspoilt and laid back hidden gem, brimming with beaches, bays, and kiwi originality, with waterfalls, springs…

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Marlborough Vinters

Marlborough Vinters

Accommodation, Accommodation, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Marlborough Vintners Hotel which offers the highest standard in luxury accommodation in a peaceful and picturesque vineyard setting. This 5 Star Hotel has a well-earned reputation for style and sophistication…

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Chateau Marlborough

Chateau Marlborough

Accommodation, Accommodation, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Chateau Marlborough offers luxury 5 star Blenheim hotel accommodation in the heart of one of New Zealand's most famous wine regions. Rated in the top ten hotels to stay in…

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Grand Mercure, Monaco, Nelson

Grand Mercure, Monaco, Nelson

Accommodation, Accommodation, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

A characterful and charming hotel in it's own unique setting, overlooking the quiet tidal estuary at Monaco yet only 5 minutes drive from Nelson CBD.  

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Kaiteriteri & Abel Tasman

Kaiteriteri & Abel Tasman

Destinations, Top of the South Tour

Kaiteriteri was voted one of the best beaches in the world by UK Guardian newspaper. It's also the place to catch regular water taxis into the memorable Abel Tasman National Park, with…

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Mapua Activities

Mapua Activities

Activities, Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

A small but very delectably formed lunch stop overlooking a picturesque estuary, with boutique eateries and shops. 

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Horse Trekking, Golden Bay

Horse trekking, Golden Bay

Activities, Book Ahead Activities

Yes you too could be taking in the wonderful beach views whilst enjoying the original form of horsepower at Hack Farm. It's easy and huge fun, we've done it as…

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Seafood Cruises, Marlborough

Seafood Cruises, Marlborough

Activities, Activities, Book Ahead Activities, Book Ahead Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Whether you like salmon, fresh pulled from the water and cooked mussels, or just getting out on a luxury boat, the Marlborough Tour Company have something for you, and all…

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Bird Watching, Golden Bay

Bird Watching, Golden Bay

Activities, Book Ahead Activities

  Escorted tour to this special place on the outer edge of the South Island, where vehicle access is only allowed for supervised tours by concession holders like Farewell Spit Tours. View…

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Nelson Activities

Nelson Activities

Activities, Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

The WoW Museum lives up to it's name - an eclectic combination of classic cars and kooky yet captivating wearable art it's not to be missed. Plus Nelson offers excellent…

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Golden Bay Activities

Golden Bay Activities

Activities, Top of the South Tour

Relax and enjoy the simple natural and culinary delights of Golden Bay, including its wonderful beaches and some of the clearest spring waters in the Southern Hemisphere. Optional extra cost…

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Kaiteriteri & Abel Tasman Activities

Kaiteriteri & Abel Tasman Activities

Activities, Activities, Book Ahead Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Kaiteriteri is the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park which can be accessed by water taxi to enjoy some beautiful beach and bush walks. There's also kayaking, coffee cruises…

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Nelson Luxury Yacht Cruise

Nelson Luxury Yacht Cruise

Activities, Activities, Book Ahead Activities, Book Ahead Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

It doesn't get much more dreamily desirable than this.....charter a yacht exclusively with Gourmet Sailing, and be surrounded by glorious crystal blue seas and stunning mountain vistas. Overnight accommodation is…

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Marlborough Activities

Marlborough Activities

Activities, Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Blenheim provides many and varied opportunities for wine tasting tours, (alternative transport provided!), cruises on the Marlborough Sounds, or just visiting gardens and the vicinity as you desire.  

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Nelson

Nelson

Destinations, Destinations, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Regularly the sunniest place in New Zealand and voted the 3rd most charming small town in the world by TripAdvisor. Even Gandalf called it a perfect paradise. Once folks find…

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Mapua & Ruby Bay

Mapua & Ruby Bay

Destinations, Top of the South Tour

Highly rated by us as it features the gorgeous coastal roads our videos were made on, also traversing nearby vineyards and gentle rolling hills, which offer an entertaining final drive. 

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Golf, Mapua

Golf, Mapua

Activities, Activities, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Anyone for golf? Ideal for the landlubbers, how about playing on a course with these sorts of views from the greens of Tasman Bay Golf Club...

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Marlborough & The Sounds

Marlborough & The Sounds

Destinations, Destinations, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour

Wine, dine and recline. With the legendary Queen Charlotte walking track, more vineyards than you can shake a vat of grapevine sticks at, and the Marlborough Sounds, a marvelous maze of inlets,…

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Kimi Ora Eco Resort, Kaiteriteri

Kimi Ora Eco Resort, Kaiteriteri

Accommodation, Top of the South Tour

Kimi Ora Eco Resort offers chalet style rooms, some with fabulous views over the bay, as well as health, wellness & spa options. 

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Sans Souci, Golden Bay

Sans Souci, Golden Bay

Accommodation, Top of the South Tour

Sans Souci offers Mediterranean style eco-rooms with shared bathrooms a short walk from Pohara Beach, shops and cafés. Possibly the best restaurant in Golden Bay, with a high reputation for its…

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Nelson Lakes

Nelson Lakes

Destinations, Top of the South Tour

  Mountains meet still water and lakeside woodland walks.

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Ratanui Lodge, Golden Bay

Ratanui Lodge, Golden Bay

Accommodation, Top of the South Tour

Ratanui Lodge is a boutique hotel in beautiful Pohara Beach in Golden Bay, the northern gateway to Abel Tasman National Park. Featuring ten guest rooms all with ensuite and free…

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Video Tour Nelson Tasman

Video Tour Nelson Tasman

Destinations, Destinations, Grand Tour, Top of the South Tour, Videos!

....Video tour what you could be driving round....with no need to start that early!  

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