Tour 1: City Snapshot Tour

Your choice: Walk only, walk ā€˜nā€™ ride or ride only.

Book / Enquire Tour »A 3 hour snapshot of Nelson city which can be adjusted to levels of fitness or ability.

Our informative guided City Snapshot Tour is intended to give you an idea of some of Nelson's culture and history. The Nelson Tasman region is home to a host of unique cultural experiences. The early 1840s was when the first formal European settlement (English and German settlement) took place. In this tour you travel around several of the historic buildings, learn some Nelson history and learn a little about the local Maori Culture.

Nelson City Tour with Centre of New Zealand

Visit the park where the first rugby game was held; optional walk through the historic Queens Gardens, Nelson Cathedral and along the banks of the Maitai River and see where ancient Maori farmed eels and fished for the native Koura (freshwater crayfish).

We can travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle, however this tour could involve some walking. Appropriate footwear such as sports shoes is recommended as well as suitable clothing, depending on the season / weather.

This Tour is approximately 3 hours. First pick up is 9am or 12.30 then a later return to your Nelson accommodation is included.
Please note a minimum of 2 people is necessary for guaranteed departure.

Cancellation Policy: Up to 5 days before = Re-ticketing at no extra cost OR refund less 20% transaction fee. If cancelled within 5 days of tour there is nil refund.

Tour Details

Price $105 per person
Departure* 9am or 12.30pm Nelson city
Duration 2½-3 hours
Inclusions**  
Min people required  2
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*Departure is timed from first pick-up point. All pick- ups are from clients' accommodation within the city area unless otherwise arranged.
**Unless otherwise stated, all meals at clients own cost.
Child policy: 0-12years half price, 12 years and over, full price.
No tours Christmas day, Boxing day, January 1 & 2, Waitangi day, ANZAC day, Easter Friday and Easter Monday. Winter Hours may vary.