NZ Pain Society 2017 Conference
Things to See and Do

Abel Tasman Wilson's Guided Sea Kayaking Day Trips

Share eight generations of experience in the region with the Wilson family. Choose from a half-day easy paddle including famous "Split Apple Rock" to a full day trip into the heart of the Park viewing seals in their natural habitat and try kayak sailing if winds are favourable. Your itinerary can include a walk along the coastal track.

All kayak gear provided with full instructions. No experience required. Expert guides help you make the most of each day. They have a wealth of entertaining stories to keep you informed. Full boat back up available.

Physical address: 265 High Street, Abel Tasman National Park, Kaiteriteri, Nelson

Opening times: 7.30 am to 6.30 pm

Pricing and Conditions: Adult $80.00 - $195.00

Other charges: Minimum age 10 years

World of Wearable Art and Classic Cars Museum

Firmly established as an iconic Nelson visitor attraction, the World of WearableArt™ and Classic Cars Museum houses two distinctly different collections.

Be inspired in the theatrical WOW® Gallery, view amazing garments from New Zealand's unique World of WearableArt™ Awards Show, where art is taken off the wall to adorn the body in wildly wonderful ways.

In the adjoining Classic Cars gallery, motoring enthusiasts can marvel over one of Australasia’s largest private collection of classic cars. The car collection represents years of passionate sourcing from New Zealand & around the world.

The Museum also includes a Café, Retail Shop & Art Gallery.

Physical address: 95 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook, Nelson Central, Nelson

Opening times: 7 days, from 10 am - 5 pm except Christmas Day.

Proximity to town: 10 minutes South of Nelson City Central

Seifried Estate

The Seifried story began when Austrian born Hermann Seifried and his New Zealand wife Agnes planted what is now the South Island’s longest established commercial vineyard. From bright zippy Sauvignon Blanc to lush, fruit driven Pinot Gris and rich creamy Chardonnay, to the beautifully floral Pinot Noir and the fabulous 'Sweet Agnes' Riesling dessert wine, the Seifried range of wines offer something for all palates.

Wines crafted from Sustainably Accredited Estate grown vineyards and made at Seifried’s Sustainably Accredited winery, located right next to the cellar door.

Physical address: 168 Redwood Road, Appleby, Richmond, Nelson, 7081

Opening times: 10am - 5pm

Pricing and Conditions: Adult $16.00 - $40.00

Animal Farm Rare Breeds Farm Park

Visit our modern, interactive, family-oriented farm park! You'll enjoy a variety of hands-on activities including bottle feeding (in season), llama walking, donkey riding, catching and releasing native crayfish, and much more.

In the petting area you can stroke the friendly goats, sheep, pigs, donkeys and mini horses - plus there are lots of rabbits and guinea pigs to cuddle.

Plan your visit around our daily timetable of fun activities, available every day. Allow at least two hours for your visit - there's lots to do! You'll love meeting many of the 40-plus rare breeds at Animal Farm.This is a modern 21st century farm park where the animals are healthy and happy, and by their own choice will come running up to say hello!

Physical address: 389 Gardner Valley Road, Upper Moutere, Nelson

Opening times: 10am - 4pm

Pricing and Conditions: Adult $12.00, Child (14 year(s) and under) $6.00

Other charges: Animal food small extra charge

Cable Bay Walkway

The complete walk takes about 3½ hours one way, and requires transport arrangements to be made. From the Cable Bay end a shorter return trip is to the top of the first hill (1 hr return) or to the forest edge (2 hr return). From the Glen end, a round trip to the airstrip and back takes about 2 hours.

Cable Bay Walkway offers wonderful coastal views of the Boulder Bank, Nelson City and Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks. The middle section of the track passes through a patch of beautiful and varied native forest.

The track is a walking track. It is steep in places and strong footwear is recommended.

Walking and tramping 3 hr 30 min one way

Easy: Walking track Seasonal restrictions: Track is closed each spring for lambing.

The Nelson Market

This famous Nelson icon is the perfect place for locals and tourists to experience the creativity and essence of the Nelson region and its local people. Established over 30 years ago by its owner Nita Knight, it has evolved into a bustling, vibrant destination with up to 200 stalls.

The emphasis is on regional goods and fresh, seasonal and organic produce along with handcrafted items from some of Nelson's most accomplished craftspeople and artisans.

Every Saturday 8am to 1pm at Montgomery Square in the heart of Nelson City

Monty's Sunday Market

Recycled, vintage, produce and imported goods can be found and your household/garage items turned into dollars.

Every Sunday 8am to 1pm at Montgomery Square in the heart of Nelson City.