Here’s our pick of top outdoor and adventure activities in the Nelson region. The orange map markers below are places we’ve visited and you can click on a marker to see photos and read about our experience there. The blue markers are places we still need to explore – lucky us.

This is a living map, and we’ll update it regularly as we explore and discover new places and more exciting outdoor activities. Have some suggestions of places we should visit? Use the contact form over here and share the adventure.

Nelson region map


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Farewell Spit: -40.520350, 172.743480
Cape Fairwell: -40.500270, 172.697850
Wharariki Beach: -40.503320, 172.679900
Kaihoka Lakes: -40.553510, 172.604090
Knuckle Hill Track: -40.617370, 172.549220
Paturau Beach: -40.641550, 172.432780
Rawhiti Cave: -40.878750, 172.855940
Takaka Grove: -40.847380, 172.870950
Wainui Falls: -40.839140, 172.938810
Abel Tasman National Park: -40.822380, 173.001390
Riwaka Resurgence: -41.034040, 172.900940
Te Waikoropupu Springs: -40.848010, 172.770660
Paynes Ford Reserve: -40.882970, 172.810710
Cable Bay: -41.160240, 173.413950
Kaiteriteri Beach: -41.037890, 173.017210
Takaka Hill: -41.030790, 172.866660
Heaphy Track: -40.850420, 172.447300
Nelson Lakes National Park: -41.796090, 172.597260
Maruia Falls: -41.859220, 172.252960
Murchison: -41.800090, 172.325490

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Martin & Debs