The Best Nelson Tasman Accommodation Worth Travelling For

A view of Maitai Whare Iti cabins nestled within native bush in Nelson.
From chic urban oases to luxe resorts and adventure-ready cabins, here’s the best Nelson Tasman accommodation to suit every style of traveller and every budget.

Drift Off Grid - Luxury Eco Glamping

A view of the bed from the deck at Drift Off.
Place Golden Bay
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One of the best draws of Golden Bay is its gorgeous scenery, and at Drift Off Grid Glamping, you can immerse yourself in nature while staying at stylish, eco-conscious...

Farewell Spit Tours

Two men walking along the beach on a sunny day.
Place Golden Bay
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Offering sustainable visits to Golden Bay’s most iconic geographic feature for over 70 years, the family-run Farewell Spit Tours is the perfect way to visit this...

The Apple Pickers' Cottages

One of the black Apple Pickers' Cottages nestled among bushes.
Place Nelson Tasman
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Channel your inner Rita Angus and step into an idyllic piece of Nelson Tasman at The Apple Pickers’ Cottages.

Maitai Whare Iti

The wooden cabin set amongst bush.
Place Nelson Tasman
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If you’re looking for a rural respite, head to the heart of the Maitai Valley where surrounded by the tranquillity of the native bush, you’ll find the Maitai...

Rabbit Island Huts

Looking across green and brown tussocks where there are 4 huts.
Place Nelson Tasman
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Located along the turnoff to the eponymous Rabbit Island, each of the six eco-friendly huts (they’re built with locally sourced and milled timber, and even stock...

The Nelson Market

Hogarth chocolates on stall at The Nelson Market, Nelson.
Place Nelson Tasman
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Every Saturday, rain or shine, Montgomery Square in the centre of Nelson transforms into a hub of colourful tents where produce, arts, and crafts from the wider Nelson...

The Suter Art Gallery

Sculptures by a window at The Suter Art Gallery.
Place Nelson Tasman Editor's Pick
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One of the oldest galleries in New Zealand.