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Nelson Travel Guide

Now's the time to plan your dream Nelson vacation. Take a load off, relax and let the expert staff at Orbitz find fabulous-value flight and hotel combos for you. Packaging your bookings is one of the best ways to save cash. Pick out your preferred hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences to save as much as $369^! Along with that, our database has more than 500,000 global hotels and 500 partner airlines. Don't worry if you have trouble choosing — we can make it a breeze! There are endless available options when it comes to where you can go and what you can do. An unforgettable escape awaits.

Where is Nelson?

Nelson — you've heard plenty about it, you're dying to go there but don't have any idea where it is? Allow us to point you in the right direction. It's situated 80 miles west of the national capital, Wellington, and 7 miles northeast of Richmond. 59,000 friendly locals live in this part of Nelson Region.

Car Rentals in Nelson

Awesome adventures are just around the corner with car rentals in Nelson. Ready to explore the region from the convenience of your own ride? You can rent a vehicle as soon as you leave your plane at Nelson Airport. Make your way to Budget and Europcar. They're just a short stroll away. A few other similar options are Firefly and Avis. Renting a car in Nelson means heading out to one of the nearby districts. FInd out more about Hertz in Stoke at 2 Trent Drive.

Where to stay in Nelson – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz will help you pick the best place to stay in this great destination. Presently, we have 64 hotels in Nelson. Brilliant top-quality accommodations in Nelson include the Cambria House and the Baywick Inn. If you're more of an economical traveler, have a look at a few of our less-expensive options. You'll have plenty of change bouncing around in your pockets if you book a room at the Wakatu Lodge or The Prince Albert Backpackers and Bar.

Nearest Airports to Nelson

Hoping to jump on a plane to Nelson? If so, you might be keen to know a bit about the most convenient airport, Nelson Airport (NSN). It's 4 miles to the southwest of the downtown area. Get ready to touch down and start your vacation soon after!

Popular Places to Visit Near Nelson

If you've got a couple of spare days and don't mind traveling 18 miles, stop by Motueka. This happening destination is brimming with activities on offer. If you want to spend the whole day in the area, go to Kaiteriteri Beach in the morning. Next make your way to Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park and the Motueka District Museum. Kaiteriteri is another neighbouring destination located just 20 miles away. Travelers come here for Marahau Beach, Ngarua Caves and Abel Tasman Paddleboarding.

No Cancellation Fees

Need to alter or cancel your booking? Worried about a fee? Well, you'll be relieved to learn that we don't have one!^ All being well, your chosen airline and hotel don't either, but it would be prudent to get in touch with them first to find out.

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