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Your Travel Guide to Nelson

79% Avg. city rating Rated by 93 customers

Activities / excursions 86%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 78%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 78%

Culture 78%

Nightlife / partying 69%

Value for money 81%

Customer Travel Tips for Nelson

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76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


13 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Abel Tasman national park

Liked: The weather was nice and the sights were beautiful. Easy to get to Abel Tasman national park.

Disliked: No

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


30 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Either go with no plans or do lots of research and have everything sorted!

Liked: Friendly.

Disliked: No direct connection by city bus to/from the airport.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


14 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Try Hell, if you haven't already!

Liked: Lovely little town, good place to set a base for exploring Abel Tasman or Queen Charlotte sound.

Disliked: No

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


04 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: centre New Zealand is a nice spot.

Liked: nice place to stay then explore golden bay.

Disliked: nothing

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


01 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: make sure you do AT LEAST a day hike in Abel Tasman National Park

Liked: Great isite, very helpful with booking Abel Tasman.

Disliked: It rained alot, but not much you can do about that!

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79% Avg. city rating Rated by 93 customers

Activities / excursions 86%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 78%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 78%

Culture 78%

Nightlife / partying 69%

Value for money 81%

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