- Historic Nelson is the oldest city in the country, a fact beautifully represented in it's architecture as well as it's traditions of which the Saturday Morning Market is one of the most popular.
- Murchison is a trout fishing hub. With so many rivers in the area, there are many good spots. Hire a guide or go out on your own after checking www.nzfishing.com to make sure the season is open and you have a licence.
- The Nelson region has a reputation for award winning wines, particularly aromatics ( Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer and their famous Sauvignon Blancs) as well as superb “stickies”.
- Collingwood is the starting point for a number of eco tours to Farewell Spit. See the lighthouses, the bird colonies and the most magnificent views.
Visit Jasons for a range of Nelson bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation. Choose from B & B lodges and retreats, B & B breakfast studios and apartments; country and historic homes, villas and cottage bed and breakfasts.