Links We Recommend

General Information - Tourism New Zealand web site

Nelson Tasman Tourism - Regional Tourism Organisation for the Nelson Region

New Zealand Accommodation

HCINZ - Heritage & Character Inns of New Zealand

The Number 1 Bed & Breakfast Website

Nelson Activities

It's On - a guide to current and upcoming events in the Nelson region.

Bay Tours, Nelson - Bay Tours offers visitors a range of full and half day tours, from wine tours, scenic tours and art tours to custom designed tours that exceed your expectations.

Cable Bay Kayaks - half and full day eco sea kayak tours at Cable Bay.

Happy Valley Adventures - experience the quiet splendour of a thousand acres of near virgin native forest on 4x4 motorbikes, ride the Skywire, go paintballing or horse treking.

Wilsons Abel Tasman - Abel Tasman National Park guided walks, water transport, accommodation and sea kayaking.

New Zealand Custom Tours

DesigNZ on Travel - Specialist New Zealand Travel Agents

Fine Tours of New Zealand - A complete range of New Zealand tours

New Zealand Australia Holidays - Specialists in New Zealand holidays, holidays in Australia and Short Breaks bringing you over 30 years of experience and expertise

New Zealand Travellers - "Non-touristy" walking/nature tours

NZ Online Travel - Free New Zealand travel planning, itineraries and reservations for independent travellers and travel agents, direct bookings for accommodation, activities, rental cars & motorhomes. To include us in a New Zealand travel itinerary click on NZOnline

Tailored Travel - Guided custom tours throughout New Zealand

New Zealand rental cars - Pegasus Rental Cars have over 20 branches throughout New Zealand

Other Sites

Nelson Wedding Photography - Professional wedding photographers, Daron and Christine Graham, provide a quality service to couples getting married in Nelson, New Zealand

Blackenbrook Wines - a small family owned and operated vineyard in Tasman Bay, Nelson, New Zealand

Please see our other links pages for information on other areas.

Heritage & Character Inns Members:

The following list contains links to a number of accommodation providers, all of whom are established members of Heritage and Character New Zealand Portfolio. We hope you find these of use in your travels around New Zealand:

North Island Inns

Bay of Islands, Northland & Matakana

Bed of Roses, Kerikeri, Bay of Island               

Coromandel, Tauranga & Bay of Islands

Villa Toscana, Whitianga                                  

Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi & Tongariro National Park

The Lake House, Rotorua                                 

Wharewaka Lodge, Taupo                                

New Plymouth, Taranaki & Wanganui

Tairoa Lodge & Cottage, Hawera                      

Napier, Gisborne & Hawkes Bay

Endsleigh Cottages, Havelock North                 

Hillington, Havelock North                                  

Wellington, Wairarapa & Kapiti

Sudbury Heights Villa                                        

South Island Inns

Marlborough, Blenheim & Kaikoura

McCormick House, Picton                                  

The Peppertree, Blenheim                                 

Fyffe Country Lodge, Kaikoura                          


Muritai Manor, Nelson                                         

Shelbourne Villa, Nelson                                     

Hanmer Springs

Amuri Estate Reytreat                                         


Clearview Lodge, Harewood, Christchurch         

Stuart Manor, Templeton, Christchurch               

Stoneleigh Lodge, Ohoka, North Canterbury      

Dyers House, Cashmere, Christchurch               


Garthowen, Akaroa                                              

Hokitika & Franz Josef

Rimu Lodge,Rimu, Hokitika                                  

Holly Homestead, Franz Josef Glacier                  

Queenstown, Wanaka & Te Anau

Five Rivers Retreat, Lumsden, Southland            

Dunluce B & B, Te Anau, Fiordland                      

Oamaru, Dunedin, The Catlins, Invercargill & Stewart Island

Fletcher Lodge, Dunedin                                      

Nisbet Cottage, Dunedin                                       

Safari Lodge, Invercargill                                       

Sails Ashore, Stewart Island                                  

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