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New Zealand - Nelson
The Te Waikoropupu Springs ('Pupu Springs')
The Te Waikoropupu Springs ('Pupu Springs') are located in Golden Bay, on NewZealand's South Island. The springs are known for the clarity of the water, andthe volume of water discharged. The springs are spiritually significant to theMaori People.
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New Zealand - Nelson
Anatoki Salmon. Great for Kids!
Nelson and Surrounds.If anyone is wondering what to do with children in New Zealand I would highly recommend a visit to Nelson at the northern tip of the south island. It is a comfortable and interesting 6 Hours drive north from Christchurch (with a lunch break and several scenery stops). It is also just across the bay by ferry from Wellington should you wish to come that way. Along the way we saw a seal colony just by the roadside and enjoyed our very first fresh Lobster Sandwich (just $5NZ –....
New Zealand - Nelson
Farewell Spit Visitor Centre and Cafe
Farewell Spit is a bird sanctuary, wetland and nature reserve of international importance. Walking is permitted out to approximately three kilometres. This loop walk, out the inside and back the outside, takes about three hours. The Farewell Spit Visitor Centre and Cafe is also the beginning of several other magnificent coastal walks Westwards. Several days are needed to truly experience this area. For those who prefer a less energetic look, there are informative four wheel drive tours travellin....
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New Zealand - Nelson
Farewell Spit 4wd Trip
A long natural sandspit separating the wild west coast from placid Golden Bay. A world heritage site so access by organised 4wd tours only. Two operators based in Collingwood. Miles of mud flats exposed at low tide support many thousands of migratory waders such as godwits and knots from October to march.
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Cable Bay
Cable bay beach in on a thin strip of stones when Tasman bay on one side and Delaware Cable Bay estuary on the other. It's a nice remote spot to have a picnic that most tourists don't find. There is a 2 1/2 - 3hr walkway through the property (one-way) administered by DoC that passes through a 120 hectare native QE11 Covenant on the farm. The family was approached by Lands & Survey regarding, public access through the farm over 20 yrs ago. It seemed the way to go as in those days every week....
New Zealand - Nelson
Neudorfs Gingerbread House Bed and Breakfast
Homely Bed and Breakfast, Organic Cuisine, Swiss Breakfast with homemade bread. Very cosy home with beautiful gardens and rural outlook. A place to stay and relax for more than just a day. Near Abel Tasman National Park, frendly Swiss Kiwi Hosts. German spoken
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New Zealand - Nelson
St Aranud
Tramping, Fishing, Kayaking or Just Chilling Out Amongst The Birds and Forest
New Zealand - Nelson
Nelson Flea Market
This Market is fanastic, it has a bit of everything, alot of crafts, fruit and vegetables, food, pottery, and also various works from local residents. Very enjoyable on a nice sunny day.
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New Zealand - Nelson
Abel Tasman National Park
There is an easy walking track between Marahau and Totaranui that can be done in four or five days. You can stay in huts provided for $12-15 a night but they can be booked up over summer. The other option is to camp which is done on a first in bases and costs $3-4 a night. You must carry in all your own food but there is one Resturant in Awaroa that offers a welcome beer! Other options are to hire a Sea Kayak or you can catch the watertaxi if you are feeling tired or lazy.
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Wharariki beach
Wharariki Beach boast one of the most superlative coastal landscapes found anywhere, where the actions of wind & wave have resulted in massive rock and sand dune formations.
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