For whatever reason your curiosity has led you here, we’d like to wish you a warm welcome from Nelson Tasman.

Here in the top of the South Island, you’ll discover a place to experience life beyond the ordinary. A place where all the best bits of New Zealand are distilled into a single destination, with a palpable energy, vibrant culture and arts scene, and an array of stunning natural landscapes to explore. A place where its easy to connect, but where disconnecting is valued too, with beaches, rivers, lakes and mountains located just a stone’s throw away. A place where affordable living meets city working, where connection breeds creativity and innovation and where there is time for life balance to become a reality.

So whether you’re starting a new life, a new career or business, or planning the trip of a lifetime, we look forward to sharing the extraordinary place we call home with you.

We've Got This Nelson Tasman: 100 things to do

We've Got This Nelson Tasman: 100 things to do

We've put together a list of 100 things to do in Nelson Tasman based on recommendations from those who know the region best - the locals! So, if you're looking for inspiration to explore the region, discover epic experiences and do something new, you've come to the right place.

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Have a light footprint holiday

Have a light footprint holiday

Desired as a place to reconnect, revive and recharge, protection of the pristine environment is just a way of life in the Top of the South. With so many local businesses focused on minimising their environmental impact, designing a holiday with a light footprint is a breeze in Nelson Tasman.

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Book your Zero Carbon itinerary

Book your Zero Carbon itinerary

The first of its’ kind in New Zealand, this 4-day zero carbon itinerary brings together extraordinary experiences, delectable cuisine, spectacular scenery and comfortable accommodation in one place.

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A locals guide: Date night

A locals guide: Date night

Stunning natural landscapes, delectable cuisine and unique experiences abound in the Nelson Tasman region, and opportunities to reconnect are discoverable at every turn. We asked our locals to share their favourite date night experiences from around the region, and have collated them into this handy guide just for you.

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A locals guide: Best brunch spots

A locals guide: Best brunch spots

For some reason, the combination of breakfast and lunch is a classic illustration of the 'better together' concept, igniting excitement in the lucky recipients of brunch invitations. We asked some of our Nelson Tasman locals to share their favourite brunch spots from around the region, and have compiled them into this handy guide.

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A locals guide: Street art in Nelson Tasman

A locals guide: Street art in Nelson Tasman

Intricate sculptures and spectacular murals are discoverable at every turn here in Nelson Tasman, and nobody is better placed to guide you around our boutique, little city than a local. This handy locals guide to street art locations will give you a taste of the regions art scene.

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