A thriving arts scene, succulent seafood, beautiful sandy beaches and award-winning wineries are just some of the delights of the Nelson/Richmond area. Nelson
residents enjoy a relaxed, outdoor lifestyle and a warm sunny climate that often tops the country in sunshine hours. Historic Nelson
, New Zealand’s oldest city, is a wonderful base for exploring the Nelson/Richmond area, and you’ll find some great cafés and restaurants in which to sample the fine local food and wine.
South of Nelson
, Richmond offers boutique malthouses and garden tours, or discover the area’s wineries and beaches. The little town of Rai Valley
is a great base to enjoy the many outdoor activities in the Nelson/Richmond area including hunting, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and horse riding.