Top Choice Museum in Nelson

World of WearableArt & Classic Cars Museum

Nelson is the birthplace of New Zealand's most inspiring fashion show, the annual World of WearableArt Awards Show. You can see 70 or so current and past entries in this museum's several sensory-overloading gallerie…
Top Choice Winery in Ruby Coast & Moutere Hills


Just 2km from Richmond you'll hit Waimea winery, where a diverse range of interesting wines is available to taste. On-site is the deservedly popular Cellar Door.
Top Choice Beach in Nelson

Tahuna Beach

Nelson's primo playground takes the form of an epic sandy beach (with lifeguards in summer) backed by dunes, and a large grassy parkland with a playground, an espresso cart, a hydroslide, bumper boats, a roller-skat…
Church in Nelson

Christ Church Cathedral

The enduring symbol of Nelson, the art-deco Christ Church Cathedral lords it over the city from the top of Trafalgar St. The best time to visit is during the 10am and 7pm Sunday services when you can hear the organi…
Museum in Nelson

Nelson Provincial Museum

This modern museum space is filled with cultural heritage and natural history exhibits which have a regional bias, as well as regular touring exhibitions (for which admission fees vary). It also features a great roo…
Gallery in Nelson

Suter Art Gallery

Adjacent to Queen’s Gardens, Nelson’s public art gallery presents changing exhibitions, floor talks, musical and theatrical performances, and films. The Suter's long-awaited reopening after a fabulous redevelopment …
Museum in Motueka

Motueka District Museum

An interesting collection of regional artefacts, housed in a dear old school building.
Museum in Nelson

Founders Heritage Park

Two kilometres from the city centre, this park comprises a replica historic village with a museum, gallery displays, and artisan products such as chocolate and clothing. It makes for a fascinating wander, which you …
Winery in Ruby Coast & Moutere Hills

Neudorf Vineyards

Sitting pretty in Upper Moutere with views across the grapes to the mountains of Kahurangi National Park, bijou Neudorf produces gorgeous wines including seductive pinot noir and some of NZ’s finest chardonnay.
Winery in Ruby Coast & Moutere Hills


Situated at the SH60 Rabbit Island/Moturoa turn-off, Seifried is one of the region’s biggest wineries, and is home to a pleasant garden restaurant and the delicious Sweet Agnes riesling.