Nelson Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Nelson

Nelson’s main industry is tourism and retail....

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I was in Nelson, NZ, in February this year to attend a friend's wedding....

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Top Places To Visit in Nelson 51 Spots

Beach Rd, Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
87 Atawhai Dr, The Wood, Nelson, New Zealand

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Christchurch - the largest city in South Island was my final destination. An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck Christchurch in 2011, causing severe damage to the entire city. Thus, most parts of this city are now under restoration and there is not much to explore here as of now. I spent the evening with my Stray friends, discussing the highlights of the trip and bidding final adieus over dinner and drinks.In a nutshell...With 150kms of walking and hiking over 2 weeks, temperatures ranging from -2 to +21 degrees Celsius, mesmerising landscapes draped in autumn colours, bungy jumping, sky-diving and hitchhiking for the very first time and loads of strangers who turned friends - solo backpacking in the land of fern-trees, mountains, kiwis and sheep was one hell of an adventure. I must admit that I am totally in love with this country and is truly the best country, of the 18 countries I have visited so far.


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