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10-Minute Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook
"Enjoy a quick but enjoyable 10-minute flight around Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Our Lower Tasman Loop flies up the Tasman Valley over the stunning Tasman terminal lake and ice and moraine formations of the lower Tasman Glacier. View the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall as well as the eastern face of Aoraki Mt Cook.Our ever reliable retractable ski aircraft are ideally suited to the alpine environment. Our pilots provide an interesting and information commentary throughout your trip providing you with the ultimate scenic experience.Don’t miss out on this wonderful experience because of a full schedule. This 10-minute slight is perfect for those who want to do it all! With hotel pickup and drop-off available you are sure to enjoy this wonderful experience.""""Join this 10-minute tour for a scenic ski plane experience over the lower ice formations of the Tasman Glacier and the Eastern face of Mt Cook. Perfect for those who want to soak in the beauty of Mount Cook
From NZD99.00
 
35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook
"Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps. Exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly up the Tasman Valley. Explore the flawless and pristine Tasman Glacier and experience this safety and performance of our A355 Twin Engine Helicopters. Our pilots offer informative and interesting commentary throughout the flight to ensure you receive the best possible experience. Enjoy other key highlights such as beautiful views right fro Landing in the mid Tasman Glacier snowfields and Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut.Free hotel pickup and drop-off included to ensure you have a wonderful experience.""""See the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park on this 35-minute scenic flight tour. Enjoy a stunning scenic flight up the Tasman Valley through the Hochstetter Icefall
From NZD310.00
 
35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook
"Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps. Exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly up the Tasman Valley. Explore the flawless and pristine Tasman Glacier and experience this providing you with the ultimate scenic experience.Enjoy other key highlights such as beautiful views right from take off Landing in the mid Tasman Glacier snowfields and Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut. Free hotel pickup and drop-off included to ensure you have a wonderful experience.""""Experience Mt Cook National Park like never before on this scenic 35-minute Ski Plane adventure! Delight in a stunning scenic flight up the Tasman Valley through the Hochstetter Icefall
From NZD310.00

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A natural Lesson about the Tides (Abel Tasman NP)

The Abel Tasman National Park is one of the most fascinating places to watch the changing tides. Of course, this is partly due to those incredible colours of the sand that also change their shades and...
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Marahau - a peaceful Spot at the End of the World

-What you see on the photo here is mostly what makes up Marahau. Some houses and cottages at the end of the world. The road ends here. You must walk or take a boat to get further north into the Abel...
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Abel Tasman and the Abel Tasman National Park

-There is no doubt that the Dutch seafarer and explorer Abel Tasman was the first European to discover New Zealand in december 1642. However, at the time, he did not know that he was at the...
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Where Dreams Become True in Kaiteriteri

-What I absolutely love about Kaiteriteri is the residential area on the hillsides. It reminds me a lot of the Bay of Islands, especially the area south of Paihia: Opua, where the vehicular ferry to...
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Kaiteriteri - Nice Name, Nice Beach, Niiiice Homes

-This is one of those classic exaggerations of travel books and websites: Kaiteriteri - one of the South Island's best beaches...I admit: This tiny town, eight or nine kilometres from the southern end...
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Another Home of the Infamous Sandflies

No, my least favourite thing!Already on my first visit to Kaiteriteri beach in 1991 I got aware that this is a preferred place of New Zealand's infamous sandflies. So I was delighted that we had a...
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The Nesting Shags in the Trees

-If you go on a water-taxi ride or kayak trip past the Split Apple Rock you will almost certainly spot an impressive colony of pied shags in the canopies of the trees along the shore. The best and...
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The Marine Reserve and Islands off Abel Tasman NP

A strange thing is that the marine reserve off the shores of the Abel Tasman National Park is not included in the national park, and visiting boats can moor wherever they want. So the traffic on the...
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The Vegetation of the Abel Tasman National Park

After the settlement of the European immigrants the forests of the Abel Tasman National Park were logged and cleared for farming. Now the forests are regenerating, and you would not think that they...
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Companies Operating in Abel Tasman National Park

-You will find quite a lot of different brochures about activities in the Abel Tasman National Park, but if you call the information numbers you will happen to speak to the same person. This is...
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little Gem's

along the way of a 4 1/2 hour drive from Christchurch, via the Lewis Pass, to Nelson. after 1 1/2 hours you pass Hanmer Springs with its hotpools, take a dip or drive on to Mahiua Falls an other hour...
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Hamish the white Heron

Wildlife at Rimu Grove in Mapua Hamish the white Heron at Mapua, the Star attraction. when sitting at lunch..Hamish would come and demand his share..I think he's forgotten to look after himself
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Abel Tasman National Park

Try to spend some time in the Abel Tasman National Park. This is a very special place, where you can do exciting sea kayaking and trekking or boating. Wonderful golden sands on the beaches and a great...
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Totaranui

If you have transport and time, try to visit Totaranui during your time in this region. It is quite a popular spot for New Zealanders during the summer as there is a very nice motorcamp there, with...
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43 - 55 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
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63 State Highway St. Arnaud, , St Arnaud
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30 Fairfax Street, Murchison, 7007, New Zealand
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66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, South Island, 7001, New Zealand
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Trafalgar Square, Nelson, South Island, 7001, New Zealand
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40 Waimea Road, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
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Wilsons Abel Tasman

The shoreline along Tasman is very diverse and scenic. At this rocky point I saw a large rock balancing precariously on the top of a section of the rugged coastline.I'm guessing that it was a natural...
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Top 5 Nelson/Tasman Writers

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Kakapo2

"Golden Beaches, Birds, Mountains and Orchards"
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wkcsmt

"Sunshine & Landscape"
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kiwi

"Nelson/Tasman has so much to offer."
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pepples46

"TASMAN BAY and Nelson's Lakes"
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Duffelgirl

"Grab Yer Togs!"
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