Car Rental in Nelson

Nelson Car Rental
Nelson Guide

  Discover what Nelson has to offer!

Nelson is a lovely place to visit and a hire car is the most convenient way to explore the city and the surrounding region. Not sure where to go in the tranquil atmosphere of Nelson? Don't sweat, check out our travel guide of things to do and places to go below...

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Abel Tasman Kayaks
Address: Main Rd, RD2, Marahau Nelson

Think river kayaking is fun? Think again. The first ever sea kayaking park is here! Get here by car rental and experience a unique way to enjoy the beach. Explore the serene and gorgeous blue beaches, coves, lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forests all in one trip. They also offer guided day tours for half day, full day, or a couple of days stay depending on your choice and interest. 

Reid Heslop Helicopters
Address: 256 Eighty Eight Valley Rd, Wakefield

With the aid of a car, drive your way to Reid Heslop Helicopters and explore the best that Nelson has to offer with one of their adventure flights or helicopter charter. Fun-filled activities such as trout fishing, overnight stays, hiking, wine tours, etc. They also offer wedding and engagement flights, a luxury lodge transfer, and extremely awesome and exclusive mountain landings.

Wine, Art, and Wilderness 
Address: 7 Majestic Way, The Wood, Nelson

Nelson's premier tour company. Delight in the city's best by car hire and get introduced to the actual creators of art, and world-class wine together with the finest local products. The Wilderness Eco Tours offers an efficient explanation and exclusive access to all national parks and Golden Bay.


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If your shoes where made for walking, then Nelson is known for its walkways with over 40 designated walks within a short distance from the city. Hire cars surely provide you flexibility for your holiday.


003.jpg Ratanui Lodge

Address: 818 Abel Tasman Dr, Pohara

Ranked #1 of 71 hotels in Nelson, this cosy cottage like accommodation is your home away from home. It's like staying with your grandma with all the vintage wooden furniture like decor and superb customer service. You'll be fussed over like your royalty.

004.jpg Almond House Backpackers
Address: 63 Grove Street, The Wood, Nelson

Must stay at the best Hostel in Nelson! With its great central location, provides
only a 10min walk to town, very homely feel with well equipped and clean facilities. Not to mention the great service reviews. Perfect for those on a budget looking for a quality, comfortable and hospitable place to stay :)


003.jpg Mint Dining Room Restaurant

Address: 20 Harley Street, Nelson

This award winning fine dining restaurant offers perfection on a plate and with its entirely new fit out and refurbishment, you'll feel like your dining at home with its cosy warm wooden interiors and cottage detail exterior. 
Great food in a warm romantic atmosphere. 
Open: Tues-Sat Evenings from 5:30pm

035.png Penguino Gelato Ice-cream & Cafe
Address: 85 Montgomery Square, Nelson

Need refuge from a the trails of shopping? Then head to one of Nelson's favourite summer spots to cool down.
With its huge variety of flavours to choose from and the extra options of bakery and coffee specialties, makes a perfect place to whine down for the individual or family traveler.

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