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Nelson is a walkable, family-friendly neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and cafés. The neighbourhood's charm comes through with its friendly people. Outdoor settings, such as the beaches, glaciers, and volcano, attract many visitors. Nelson has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Hope.
The wineries and many other highlights await you. Attractions like Founders Heritage Park, Founders Park, and The Suter can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Botanical Reserve, Christ Church Cathedral, and Victory Square. Create some family memories at Natureland Zoo and Nelson Fun Park.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, hiking, and rafting. Soak up some sun at Tahunanui Beach Reserve. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Miyazu Gardens, Miyazu Japanese Gardens, and Botanic Gardens. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Montgomery Square, Nelson Market, and Richmond Mall. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Waahi Taakaro Golf Club, Trafalgar Park, or South Pacific Distillery.
Why not visit Queens Gardens, Nelson Provincial Museum, and Anzac Park while you're here? Flamedaisy Glass Design, Paddy's Knob Reserve, and Burrell Park are other must-sees.
The closest major airport is Nelson (NSN), located 14.1 km (8.8 miles) from Nelson. The next closest airport is Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne), located 52 km (32.3 miles) away.