Nelson Tasman

Families

Whether you’re a thrill seeker or just looking for a relaxing day out, the Cable Bay Adventure Park is the place to be for the whole family. Cable Bay Adventure Park is best known is the Skywire, the longest flying fox in the world! People of all ages can soar 150m above beautiful native forests with superb views on the 3.2 km eco ride strapped into a 4 seat carriage. 

If your family is after something leisurely, hop on some bikes and ride through the Nelson Tasman region for a scenic morning ride or an afternoon adventure. Whatever you are after, the network of trails in Nelson Tasman are bound to satisfy your cravings. From the taste bud and artistic diversions found along the Great Taste Trail, to the panoramic vistas on the Monaco Loop, and the historic discoveries of the Railway Reserve, you'll never be short of leisurely cycle trails to explore.

Waka Abel Tasman Tour

Embrace the spirit of adventure and connect with te mauri o te wai (the vitality/essence of the water) on a journey of discovery with Waka Abel Tasman. Join a group, grab a paddle and lend some muscle while enjoying the idyllic surroundings and learning about the Māori history and tradition of waka.

Waka Abel Tasman Tour

Kiwi Journeys

Whether you want to sink your teeth into some locally grown produce along the Tasman Great Taste Trail, or explore the amazing tracks of the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park, you’ll be able to hire the right bike from Kiwi Journeys. Grab a bike, it’s time to hit the trails!

Kiwi Journeys

Cable Bay Adventure Park

Located just 15 minutes drive from the centre of Nelson, The Cable Bay Adventure Park is Nelson's adventure destination. Home to a wide range of adventure activities, from the skywire experience, mountain biking, quad biking, paintball, plus an onsite licensed cafe - you’ll find something for everyone at Cable Bay Adventure Park.

Cable Bay Adventure Park

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles

Delve into the history, stunning landscapes and natural features of the Abel Tasman area with Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles. Enjoy boating to lunch at Awaroa Lodge, followed by a stroll through this stunning national park with a half day tour, or make the most of your time with a full-day package.

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles

Motueka Top 10 Holiday Park

Affordable, easy access, great facilities and ideally located - there’s no better place to stay for families than the Motueka Top 10 Holiday Park. Whether you’re travelling in a campervan, or want to stay in a basic cabin, unit or motel room, there is an option for everyone.

Motueka Top 10 Holiday Park

Pic’s Peanut Butter World

Peanut butter lovers, this one’s for you! Pic’s world-famous peanut butter tours have been designed for people of all ages to share the wonder in how New Zealand’s most-loved peanut butter is made. Complete your tour with a visit to their dedicated peanut butter store and eatery.

Pic's Peanut Butter World

Kaiteriteri Camp

Situated right on Kaiteriteri Beach and rated as a Four Star Plus holiday park by Qualmark, the Kaiteriteri Reserve Camp has a rich history and is extremely popular. With more than 400 powered campsites, there’s space for campervans, caravans and tents - or to make life easy, hire a caravan or book a cabin.

Kaiteriteri Camp

Natureland

Natureland Wildlife Trust is a community focused conservation charity and a popular spot for families to engage with some cute, unique and endangered animals. Meet their international wildlife including primates, meerkats and porcupines, the cheeky local Kaka and feed the cute heritage breed farm animals.

Natureland

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